Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 11/10/14
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Much has been made in this young NFL offseason about some of the Patriot's key free agents who are set to hit the market. Wes Welker, Aqib Talib, and Sebastian Vollmer have been the main players in the discussions about usage of the franchise tag and determining who should be brought back, for how long, and for how much. But not much has been said about fan favorite Danny Woodhead. Much like the rest of his career up to this point, the versatile 5'8" back is flying under the radar. Ever since being brought to New England after he was cut by the Jets (dumb move), Woodhead has proved an extremely useful player capable of making big plays in big games, most noteably in last year's Super Bowl, where he was one of the shining stars in a tough loss to the Giants. Woodhead played college football at Chadron State in Nebraska, where he shattered a number of college football records and had truly astounding numbers during his four years there (see below). Despite these number...
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