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Patriots game-by-game predictions

An early best guess at how the 2012 season might play out for New England

Updated: April 17, 2012, 11:55 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

Predicting the outcome of the New England Patriots' 2012 schedule is a tough task because so much can change on a week-to-week basis in the NFL.

When going through this exercise in 2010, this prognosticator was 9-7.

In 2011, the predictions resulted in an 11-5 mark.

With that in mind, take these for what they're worth:

Mike Reiss

ESPN New England Patriots reporter

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