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Bill Belichick: Peyton Manning has 'no weakness'

John Fox remembers his Denver Broncos' 45-10 divisional-round loss in Foxborough last year.

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"If I recall, it didn't go very well," Fox joked Monday.

Fox said he'd go back to watch the film to help prepare for Sunday's matchup of two very talented 2-2 teams. New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick did the same, but it's not going to be as helpful when he watches the Broncos.

Belichick said the Broncos' offense is "identical" to the one Peyton Manning ran with the Indianapolis Colts and "95 percent" different than the Broncos' offense from a year ago. (Belichick also could have said "95 percent better.") Belichick believes Manning has "no weakness."

Yes, Belichick is known to puff up his opponents on occasion. But he's the ultimate football historian and knows how special these Brady-Manning clashes are.

Considering Manning's play and health this season, it's safe to expect more Manning-Brady matchups in the future.

Follow Gregg Rosenthal on Twitter @greggrosenthal.

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