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Pats' gamble pays off -- sort of

No need for second thoughts on Belichick's failed fourth-down call this time

Updated: October 25, 2010, 10:36 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

SAN DIEGO -- On the sideline during one of the defining moments of Sunday's game, Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo was thinking the same thing all of New England probably was at that point.

"Shoot, Colts game all over again," Mayo said, relating his thoughts after the fact.

Yup, Bill Belichick did it again on fourth down.

Much like his fourth-and-2 call in Indianapolis last November, which backfired infamously, Belichick gambled late in the fourth quarter again. His team leading ...

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