Originally posted on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 8/21/13

SAN DIEGO - OCTOBER 24: Head Coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots during warm up against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on October 24, 2010 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
BY NICK ST. DENISThanks to some trial an error over the past couple years, the New England Patriots' defensive backs have gained experience playing in multiple spots.And thanks to that experience, Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Tuesday he thinks the secondary has "probably more [versatility] than what we've had in the past."". . more guys that are able to play inside and outside at a higher level so far," he told reporters." A couple of guys that have also worked at safety; a couple safeties that have also worked at corner."Devin McCourty is the team's starting safety after starting his professional career at cornerback, and Kyle Arrington played at nickel last season after a stint manning the perimeter. Arrington will remain in the slot with Aqib Talib and Alfonzo Dennard the projected starters outside, though he has experience near the sideline if the Patriots ever need to use him there.While New England prefers to keep McCourty at centerfield, he also has a body of work to fa...
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