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Patriots move on without Moss vs. Ravens

 Brandon Tate's role is growing. 

(Paul Spinelli / Associated Press)

The storyline
Randy Moss is gone, so Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will try to mold his young pass-catchers on the fly against an elite defense.

Why you should watch
The Ravens ran all over New England in Foxboro in the playoffs without having to really throw at all, and Baltimore running back Ray Rice is coming off his first big game of 2010.

Did you know?
Ravens RB Willis McGahee has three touchdowns in his last three games against the Patriots. ... Baltimore's Anquan Boldin needs 117 receiving yards to reach 8,000 for his career. ... The Patriots have won seven consecutive games after a bye. ... Since 2007, New England WR Wes Welker leads the NFL with 372 receptions.

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