We are just days away from the AFC Championship Game where the New England Patriots and Jacksonville Jaguars and there was a significant absence at practice in Foxborough. Patriots QB Tom Brady missed Thursday's practice with his lingering hand injury that he suffered in Wednesday's practice. Some believe this is a big deal, and some do not. 

Jason Smith and Mike Harmon break down the developing story in New England surrounding Brady's hand and what the injury really tells us leading up to the game on Sunday. 

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