Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 2/20/12

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 10: Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots looks on against the Baltimore Ravens during the 2010 AFC wild-card playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 10, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
After the 2009 season, Bill Belichick set out to revamp his offense in order to get more diversity than the Randy Moss and Wes Welker show. The model he used was the New Orleans Saints offense that had won the Super Bowl in the 2009 season. Multiple offensive sets involving the tight ends as a weapon brought the drafting of Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez. Using the TEs in bunch formations and in other non-traditional roles turned the Patriots offense from outside the numbers based to utilizing the hash marks and spreading the ball around more. The Patriots continued the trend in 2011 to the extent that it was able to carry them to the Super Bowl.
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