Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 7/29/13
It's back to basics for New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels and his new group of young receivers. Gone are four wide receivers aged 32 and over who caught passes for them last season. Now six of their 12 players at that position are rookies. ''All of us coaches enjoy teaching so much,'' McDaniels said Monday. ''It's different when you're coaching players that haven't heard it before and you have to tell yourself to start from the beginning and continue to progress slowly because you can't just assume anything, and we've really tried to do that.'' First come the fundamentals. Then there's the gradual process of installing the offensive system. The Patriots are just getting started with opening day less than six weeks away. ''Our offense has never been the same two years in a row,'' McDaniels said. ''The system, hopefully, is broad enough that we can use the skills that our players have to the best of their ability and we try to put them in position to be su...
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