Originally written March 14, 2013 on NESN.com:
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The Patriots are really getting busy, and they’re focusing more and more on the veteran crop. Two Pro Bowl veterans are set to visit Foxboro on Friday. The first is former Falcons defensive end John Abraham, who has been in town since Thursday. The second turns out to be former Cardinal safety Adrian Wilson, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. With Devin McCourty already back at safety, the Patriots are already established with one player deep in the secondary but he will need a running mate. Steven Gregory and 2012 second-round pick Tavon Wilson did some good things last season, but adding the more experienced Wilson could make a huge difference in what was one of the NFL’s worst secondaries. Wilson, 33, spent the entirety of his 12-year career in Arizona up to this point, but the team released him late last week. He is a five-time Pro Bowler and four-time All-Pro selection, so the veteran does have some considerable accolades to his name. He also has some good playoff experi...
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