Analysis: Pats' Game Against Broncos A Tougher Test Than In Past

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It's playoff time in Foxborough. The New England Patriots host the Denver Broncos Saturday night for an AFC divisional round match-up.

Here's how Pats coach Bill Belichick, at a press conference Thursday, sees the game:

You know, I'm sure that they'll have a couple new wrinkles for us — as they always do, and we'll have to be able to handle those, you know, within the game, as well as all the other things that they've shown, so. They're very well coached. They do a good job of utilizing their good personnel and they, they make it a tough one.

Will it be a tough one? NFL analyst Mike Reiss, who covers the Patriots for, joined Morning Edition Friday to preview the game.

This program aired on January 13, 2012.

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