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The Patriot

He doesn't get the headlines of Brady or the props of Vinatieri, but the New England Patriots would not be the defending Super Bowl champions if not for Mike Vrabel, the quintessential team player and family man on the quintessential team that's all about being a family.

By Charles P. Pierce
September 5, 2004

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He knew things were working behind him. He knew that the safety had closed down, and that the cornerback had locked up, and that his fellow linebackers had rotated into the proper position. He knew that he was doing his job and that teammates he couldn't even see were doing their jobs. He knew it clearly, despite all the distractions, ... (Full Article: 4146 Words)

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