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Assessing losing LB Jerod Mayo
Sharing a few thoughts on the Yahoo! Sports statement that linebacker Jerod Mayo underwent surgery for a torn pectoral muscle mass on Tuesday: What it means: This is a direct hit at the heart of the Patriots™ protection, which comes two weeks after the Patriots lost another key player, defensive tackle Vince Wilfork, to a season-ending torn Achilles. Furthermore, cornerback Aqib Talib, arguably the team’s best defender through six weeks, left Sunday’s game with a hip injury great status is unclear.