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Broncos' Wolfe on Pats: 'I hate everything about them'

Denver Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe isn't hiding his feelings regarding the New England Patriots ahead of the tussle for the AFC crown.

"I hate everything about them," he said, via the Denver Post. "They're always in my way. They're always in my way to get what I want.

"I've got a ton of respect for the whole organization. They've got great players -- Tom Brady's a great player. Bill Belichick's a great coach. I've got a ton of respect for them. I just hate them."

Tell us how you really feel, Derek.

Perhaps the defensive end's bitterness shows up in his play. In the Broncos' Week 12 win over the Pats, Wolfe had one of his best games of the season, compiling nine tackles, two tackles for loss and a sack.

Wolfe received a four-year contract extension prior to the Divisional Round, then put up a dominant performance against the Steelers. The defensive end will be key on Sunday, pushing the pocket and getting in Brady's face.

If the Broncos corners can make Brady hold the ball longer than his normal two seconds, the pressure applied by Wolfe and the rest of the Denver defensive front will knock the Pats' offense out of kilter.

Then Wolfe could hate the Pats from San Francisco.

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