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The Face of Total Breakdown

Tom sent along this great video of reaction shots from the New England players as they go down 4-0 to Chicago in the first half. (Apparently Tom is a Chicago fan or something? You learn something new every day.) The game is a few days old, but the haunting disappointment is timeless.

The Tuesday Portrait will be a bit late this week—look for it sometime tomorrow.

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The Face of Total Breakdown

by Brian Phillips · April 8, 2008

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