Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 7/2/12
The New England Patriots are one of the best teams in the NFL and last season they were minutes away from winning another Super Bowl ring. Is it possible that heading into the 2012 NFL football season the Patriots actually look better than they did a year ago? The quick answer is yes. Before the changes the Patriots were one of only a handful of teams predicted to win the Super Bowl, but after the offseason changes, they have become the odds-on favorite.  The Patriots have one of the highest predicted win totals in the NFL Over/Under preview of all 32 teams, but they might be so good they go under 12 wins. If the Patriots have clinched the best record in football, they may coast at the end of the year to keep their players healthy. This is not normal for Bill Tom Brady Will Have More Targets in 2012 Belichick but last year Rob Gronkowski was gimpy for the big game and everyone remembers the Wes Welker injury in an unimportant game against Houston. Online sportsbooks such as
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