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Hochstein ready to play as a fill-in

Offensive lineman Russ Hochstein has often proved his value to the Patriots, both in the regular season and the playoffs. Offensive lineman Russ Hochstein has often proved his value to the Patriots, both in the regular season and the playoffs. (2006 FILE/STREETER LECKA/Getty Images)
By Frank Dell'Apa
Globe Staff / February 4, 2008

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GLENDALE, Ariz. - Russ Hochstein was not expected to play an important role on the Patriots' offensive line against the New York Giants in the Super Bowl last night. Hochstein, who has 18 career starts, had performed only on special teams in the playoffs. (Full article: 592 words)

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