Found April 27, 2013 on NESN.com:
FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots are many things, but afraid is not one of them. The unwavering confidence and willingness to take risks are core parts of Bill Belichick‘s aura. So, why expect anything different when it comes to the team’s future on offense? After bypassing a hoard of wide receivers both at the end of the first round and with their first pick of the second round, the Patriots finally gave into their glaring need on the outside. Marshall wideout Aaron Dobson was the pick. Measuring in at 6-foot-3 with a 4.37-second 40 time and some highlight reel catches — like this one — you might instantly reminisce about the last former Thundering Herd receiver to don a Patriots uni. But don’t let the compelling comparisons get the best of you. Dobson is not Randy Moss, nor does he want to be. “Moss is a great player,” Dobson said after getting drafted on Friday night. “He definitely did his thing in the NFL. He came in and went straight to work. I’m going to try to come in and make ...
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