Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 6/11/13
    With mandatory mini-camp underway, it is time for the latest Patriots roster projection. Who would’ve thought a quarterback not named Tom Brady would be the one stealing headlines at Patriots mini-camp? It is unclear if Tim Tebow will or won’t play and how he will be utilized if his number – now number five, is called. Quarterback: Tom Brady, Ryan Mallet, Tim Tebow (3) Tebow is projected to be the third-string quarterback, while also studying the tight end position. It is highly unlikely that Brady comes off the field for him. The former Heisman winner’s specialties are the red zone and short yardage situations. The Patriots have led the NFL in red zone touchdowns two years in a row; in 2012, the team generated three red zone touchdowns per game – via teamrankings.com. According to ESPN.com senior researcher Jason Vida, Brady has converted on 49 straight 3rd-and-1 and 4th-and-1 rushes. If Tebow does see the field this season perhaps it is in a wildcat package, featuring both QB’...
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