FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The Patriots always aim to eliminate an opponent’s most dangerous threat. Take him away and see how they function without being able to lean on him.

New England has been hurt by big days this season, from the likes of Frank Gore, Golden Tate, Nick Chubb, Joe Mixon and Devonta Parker.PruittVrabel

But the defense minimized weapons like Ezekiel Elliott, DeAndre Hopkins, Travis Kelce, Le’Veon Bell and Terry McLaurin this season. And historically it’s been their defensive goal.

Saturday night, presumably, the Patriots will look to quiet Derrick Henry. And if they can do that, they’ll also look to quash A.J. Brown.

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