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Pass interference calls likely when Torrey Smith, Brandon Browner get together
Pass interference calls likely when Torrey Smith, Brandon Browner get together

One the NFL’s most-penalized defenders, New England Patriots cornerback Brandon Browner, could cross paths Saturday with the league’s most prolific receiver in terms of drawing pass interference penalties, Torrey Smith. Smith led the NFL with 11 defensive pass interference penalties drawn for 229 yards during the regular season, according to Football Outsiders, and added a 12th for 29 yards against the Steelers in the wild-card game. The next closest receiver, Green Bay Packers star Jordy Nelson, drew six flags for 129 yards. “It’s definitely frustrating, but again, it’s part of the game,” Smith said this week. “I don’t want to be known for...

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