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Stopping Tom Brady, Patriots the latest challenge for NFL-best Ravens defense

Stopping Tom Brady, Patriots the latest challenge for NFL-best Ravens defense

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, one of the toughest matchups in the NFL, is out for the rest of the season after having back surgery. Veteran receiver Danny Amendola, who is tied for the team lead with four touchdown receptions, is expected to miss Monday night's game against the Ravens with an ankle injury.

The Patriots' starting offensive line includes one rookie and two second-year players, and among the team's top targets are rookie Malcolm Mitchell and veterans Chris Hogan and Martellus Bennett, two players in their first season with the team.

Only three offensive players that started for the Patriots when they last met the Ravens in a divisional playoff...

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