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Patriots' O-line has battled all season

Updated: January 11, 2012, 4:20 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The Patriots as a team operate with a "next-man up" philosophy, but the offensive line took that to new extremes this season.

Ten different offensive linemen played at least 100 snaps for the Patriots this year, and that doesn't include starting center Dan Koppen, who went down in the first half of a season-opening win in Miami and set into motion this crazy game of lineman musical chairs.

From rookie Nate Solder starting 13 games to practice squad lineman ...

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