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Patriots-Jaguars: Points of interest

Updated: August 11, 2011, 12:29 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

In recent years, it has been commonplace to put together a "things to watch" list leading into preseason and regular-season games. It has almost become cliché.

Here's an attempt to add a wrinkle to that exercise. Instead of "things to watch," here are the main areas that pique my interest in the New England Patriots' preseason opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars (Ch. 4, 7:30 p.m.):

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