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Season's worth of storylines come to a head for Patriots-Jets, Part 3 next Sunday

Updated: January 9, 2011, 2:36 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

A Patriots-Jets matchup always will have a little extra spice because of the rivalry and icy feelings between the teams. Put it in the playoffs, and oh boy.

This is going to be fun.

The Jets will return to Gillette Stadium 42 days after the day the Patriots smoked them by 42 points. Patriots owner Robert Kraft called that game the biggest regular-season contest of his ownership tenure. This time around, the stakes will be even higher.

One can see the storylines already ...

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