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News Blitz 1/9: Final thoughts before Ravens arrive has a story about how Ravens RB Justin Forsett found a role model in New England's Shane Vereen, and why Ravens QB Joe Flacco is still excited to face TB12. Meanwhile, the ESPNBoston site explains why a 4-man pass rush may be Baltimore's key to beating Brady and the Patriots this week.

Conversely, Brady and the Patriots exploiting Baltimore's D is the subject of a Boston Herald piece.

The Providence Journal looks at how New England's offense hopes to ramp up again in the playoffs.

Some nice words from Ravens coach John Harbaugh about his Patriots counterpart are highlighted on, while just the opposite from former Dolphins coach Don Shula are the subject of a story.

A nice feature on DE Rob Ninkovich can be found in The Boston Globe, as well as a close examination of the Patriots' offensive line. talks with Jason McCourty, brother of Devin, about his twin's playoff successes in New England, plus a fun piece comparing Boston and Baltimore.

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