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Apparently LaQuan Williams didn’t follow the 2011 Patriots very closely. And who can blame him? The former Maryland Terrapin had his own rookie season with the Ravens to worry about. The third-year wide receiver recently signed with New England. Williams asked Chad Johnson via Twitter if he had any tips for learning the offensive playbook quickly. Johnson famously couldn’t learn the complex system, which resulted in “Ochocinco” catching just 15 passes for 276 yards and one touchdown. Check out Williams’ tweet below. @ochocinco any tips on how to pick up on this NE playbook quick?— LaQuan Williams (@i_amQUAN) November 07, 2013Filed under: Headlines, NESN Staff, New England Patriots

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rodmramos: Tom Brady by coursond34 on Flickr.

rodmramos: Tom Brady by coursond34 on Flickr.

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