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Things to watch: Patriots-Ravens

Updated: January 21, 2012, 5:24 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Five areas that stand out when analyzing Sunday's AFC Championship Game between the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium (CBS, 3 p.m. ET):

1. Pass protection for Tom Brady. If Brady has time to throw, like he did in the divisional round against the Denver Broncos, the Patriots are at their highest level of explosiveness. This puts the spotlight on left tackle Matt Light, left guard Logan Mankins, center Dan Connolly, right guard Brian Waters ...

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