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Patriots notebook: Offensive line gets ready for another top notch pass rusher

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — So far this season, the Patriots have encountered seven players who are ranked in the top 11 in sacks in the NFL.

Somehow, Oakland Raiders punisher Khalil Mack isn’t included in those rankings, but the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year might be the most talented pass rusher the Pats will meet all season.

It’s just another week for the offensive line.

“Look, it’s the National Football League, so every team has good players,” coach Bill Belichick said. “That’s a huge challenge every week, certainly this week, and each week our players have to meet that challenge.