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The Belichick Era Patriots Team: 3rd-down RB – Choice is clear right now, but that may change in 2 years

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Since there isn't a whole lot going on, I had a BSJ member in a chat suggest doing an all-Patriots team from the Belichick era, and I tucked it away for when things really slowed. Thinking now is the time.

This is going to be a real team, not some participation trophy team like the Patriots' official All-Decade squad. The offensive positions:

We have three positions in the book (QB and TE1 will have no debate). Next up: the pass-catching third down back, which is basically a two-horse race (with a distant third), and both of them are excellent:

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