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A most favorable comparison

Brandon Meriweather didn’t take a back seat to anyone last week against the Ravens - even star safety Ed Reed. Brandon Meriweather didn’t take a back seat to anyone last week against the Ravens - even star safety Ed Reed. (Bill Greene/Globe Staff)
By Michael Vega
Globe Staff / October 9, 2009

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In the practices leading up to last Sunday’s game against Baltimore, it was Brandon Meriweather’s job to portray Ed Reed on the Patriots’ scout team defense. Meriweather was well practiced in the art of imitating Reed at the University of Miami, where he was expected to be a playmaker and a defensive ringleader in the same mold as ... (Full article: 815 words)

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