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Patriots have no fear of the 'Wall'

Players say Jets' tactic not an issue for upcoming AFC playoff game

Updated: January 15, 2011, 11:17 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- One week before the New York Jets' illegal "Wall" became known across the NFL -- a result of now-suspended strength coach Sal Alosi inexplicably sticking out his knee and tripping Miami Dolphins cornerback Nolan Carroll on a punt play Dec. 12 -- two New England Patriots players experienced its force first-hand.

Matthew Slater and Sergio Brown, gunners on the Patriots' punt coverage team, both were picked off by the Wall in the team's 45-3 win over the Jets on Dec. 6. ...

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