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Patriots' defense grows into job

Updated: October 17, 2010, 11:05 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Quarterback Tom Brady will get his due for leading the 30th fourth-quarter comeback of his career, receiver Deion Branch's return to the New England Patriots was just like old times and rookie Zoltan Mesko's 65-yard punt in overtime shifted field position and was one of the plays of the game.

But don't forget about the Patriots' most maligned unit when considering how the team pulled out a scintillating 23-20 overtime victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.

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