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November 25, 2013

Hector Longo's Two-Minute Drill

(Continued)

Steve Beauharnais was inactive. Spikes had to be out there, and he played all he could, right into the overtime.

It was a courageous effort.

What the future holds

When it comes to the playoffs, this victory was huge. Instead of New England being stuck with the Bengals and Colts at 7-4 and probably looking like a longshot for the No. 2 seed, the Pats are a game behind Denver, with the tie-breaker head-to-head for the top spot and a bye.

The lead is now three games in the AFC East, too.

One of the most unexpected comebacks in history has this franchise’s playoff hopes looking way up.

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