Patriots defense comes through in end

Updated: December 20, 2010, 10:13 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots' defense had already been on the field too long and looked exhausted, but lineman Vince Wilfork still came sprinting off the sideline, zig-zagging his way into the huddle as if he was having some kind of party. Who was he trying to fool?

This was the fourth quarter, and things weren't looking good.

The defense had been back on its heels for most of the first three quarters, the Green Bay Packers controlling the ball 31:26 to the ...

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