New England Patriots Take Care of Their Own But Need More Talent

March 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New England Patriots have been active in the free agent market, sort of.
The team has resigned several key players, including taking care of their top priority, nose tackle Vince Wilfork.
Wilfork and the Pats agreed to a five-year deal that would make him the highest paid nose tackle in the NFL. New England has rewarded cornerback Leigh Bodden with a new four-year deal, has resigned team sack leader Tully Banta-Cain, Kevin Faulk, Stephen Neal, and tendering restricted free agents Logan Mankins and Stephen Gostkowski.
All these players are important pieces to the puzzle and New England needed to make sure they brought them back, especially Wilfork. However, the ownership needs to remember that this previous season those players only brought the team to the first round of the playoffs before getting blown out by the Baltimore Ravens.
The only roster concern the team had coming into the offseason that has been resolved is Wilfork, and they even managed to create an...

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