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Law vs. Smith

Jaguars wide receiver Jimmy Smith is one of the NFL's top receivers. A matchup against Patriots cornerbacks Ty Law or Tyrone Poole is one to watch.

Smith, who has 46 catches for 683 yards and 4 touchdowns, is the favorite target of rookie quarterback Byron Leftwich, and is a deep threat (he has 12 catches for 20 yards or more). The Patriots, however, have covered the deep ball well this season. Law has a team-high five interceptions and Poole has four.

NICK CAFARDO

 
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