Nothing is certain about the Patriots’ playoff scenarios. There are so many moving parts to keep track of, that it’s difficult for Bill Belichick or anyone down at Gillette Stadium to know who, or even when, they’ll be playing next.
That uncertainly shouldn’t impact the players, though, as their sole responsibility is the visiting Miami Dolphins this weekend. Belichick’s attention, though? Well, that’s a different story.
“I think that there’s a certain amount of planning and looking ahead that as a head coach you need to do, or organizationally you need to do,” Belichick said during his weekly conference call on Monday. “We could be traveling in the playoffs. We have to be looking at where we would stay if we travel somewhere, things like that. You can’t be totally oblivious to possibilities that exist out there, because you don’t know, on something like that, we don’t even know when we’re going to be playing next, or who we’re going to be playing next. There’s quite a few poss