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Even the Pats' fifth passing option can be lethal

Chargers' defensive checklist: Stop Randy Moss. Check. Limit Wes Welker. Check. Well, that leaves San Diego just three other headaches when Tom Brady passes, Len Pasquarelli writes.

Originally Published: January 15, 2008
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

In the 17 regular and postseason games the New England Patriots have played so far, either Randy Moss or Wes Welker has led the team or tied for the team lead in receptions 16 times. And the two Pro Bowl wide receivers have topped the Patriots in receiving yards on 10 occasions.

Doesn't leave many balls or receiving yards to be parceled out to the rest of the receiving corps, does it, when two guys combine for 220 catches, 2,736 yards and 32 touchdowns in 17 outings?

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