Tedy Bruschi's Breakdown of New England Patriots-Houston Texans divisional playoff game - ESPN Boston: "This is unique from a mental conditioning standpoint in terms of the players and what they have to go through this week. It's not just the Patriots. It's also the Texans. When you look at it from the Texans' perspective, you just got drubbed by this team 42-14 and that taste is still fresh in your mouth. Now you have to go back and do something no one thinks you can; that's a big challenge. Then you look at the Patriots' challenge. You watch that film and a lot of success you had offensively, defensively and on special teams, and you have to remind yourself, "This isn't just going to happen again. We can't just roll our helmets out there and expect they are going to lie down." So it's a mental challenge on both sidelines."
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