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BSJ Game Report: Patriots 33, Steelers 3 – New England dominates in all phases to start title defense

(Adam Richins for BSJ)

FOXBOROUGH — Everything you need to know from the Patriots’ win over the Steelers in quickie form, with BSJ insight and analysis:

HEADLINES

Defense was as advertised: Even without one of its best playmakers in Kyle Van Noy (paternity leave), the Patriots' defense picked up right where it left off in the Super Bowl with a completely dominating performance. Before the game got out of hand, the Steelers were