Devin McCourty’s rookie season had Patriots fans excited about the possibility of having a shut down corner. However, his sophomore season he regressed to the point he was moved to safety. Well, in 2012, that experience at safety has come in quite handy as injuries has forced McCourty to slide over to the last line of defense. According to Michael Whitmer of the Boston Globe, McCourty is up to the challenge.
“Whatever they tell me to play,” McCourty said, when asked before Wednesday’s practice which position he prefers.
“There are always going to be some moving parts — there are moving parts every week because unfortunately we’ve had, like every team does, guys go in and out for various reasons, so it’s not perfect,” coach Bill Belichick said. “Ideally, if you could keep everything exactly the same every week, that would be great.
“It’s cool, it’s different, you get used to seeing more of the field,” McCourty said. “As a corner, I think you see guys individually, even if yo