New England Patriots Defense On Track After Slow Start To Season

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New England Patriots middle linebacker Dont'a Hightower

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The New England Patriots defense is performing at a high level despite the loss of key linebacker Dont’a Hightower due to a season-ending injury. The Patriots are 7-1 after the loss of Hightower, allowing less points per game and creating almost double the amount of turnovers.

To hear from Hightower, watch the ‘NESN Sports Today’ video above, presented by People’s United Bank.

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