Between The Tackles: Patriots Are Genuine In Their Praise Of Jaguars

Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith tied his brain into a pretzel Tuesday trying to get some bulletin board material out of a quote from New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.

Smith’s tweet is based on a false premise, however. Brady absolutely meant it when he said the Jaguars, New England’s opponent in the AFC Championship Game, are the Patriots’ biggest challenge yet. The Pittsburgh Steelers were the Patriots’ previous biggest challenge, and the Jaguars beat them twice this season.

NESN.com’s Doug Kyed, Zack Cox and Michaela Vernava discussed the Patriots’ divisional-round win over the Tennessee Titans and New England’s upcoming matchup with the Jaguars on this week’s “Between The Tackles” podcast. Watch the full show above.

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