Starving for Playmakers: The Patriots Need More Bacon and Less Fiber

April 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In the scant few days since the 2010 draftgasm that was, Patriots fans are left with that familiar feeling of dissatisfaction. There are no cigarettes to be had, and no jubilant fist pumps for a draft class that was about as sexy as a big bowl of Raisin Bran.
That isn't to say that the 2010 draft class wasn't good. It was. And it was needed. Extending the Raisin Bran analogy, this draft needed to create depth so that the fecal matter could be flushed from the depths of the roster's irritable bowels. And by fecal matter, I obviously mean Adalius Thomas.
But lately EVERY personnel process comes with the faint taste of Mueslix. This roster is good on fiber; it needs a little Pollo Loco or Shrimp Fried Rice. If history has taught us anything, it's that while championship runs require a well-balanced roster, they also need the verve and panache of difference makers. Think Tiramisu.
Maybe you're thinking, 'What about Randy Moss?' You can stop that thought right now because Ra...

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