Originally written on Football Extra Points  |  Last updated 11/8/14
If it’s one thing Patriots fans have been shouting at their radios, TV’s and computers while watching free agency coverage it’s “get some defense, Bill!” And finally Bill did just that. But not before he challenged the trust people had in his decisions. Bellicheck, who has been worshipped in New England for over ten years, finally was challenged by Patriots fans.  As soon as word broke that Wes Welker left the Patriots for the AFC Power house Denver Broncos, the “in Bill we trust” mentality went out the window. All over the internet people were fuming. Saying things insinuating the arrogance of Bellicheck and the “cheap minded” ways of owner Bob Kraft will ultimately be the demise of the successful New England Patriots. That was until they learned they had signed former St Louis Rams WR Danny Ammendola. Once the Patriots announced Ammendola was on the team there was a calm sigh of relief, almost as if Ammendola would be a good replacement, which he might ...
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  • Signing Elvis D would go a long way in restoring Pats fans confidence that Belichick is finally returning to his defensive roots. In addition, it would solve several needs - such as getting a proven, marquis pass-rusher - thus taking some pressure off the weak secondary. I personally feel it would completely counter-effect the loss of Welker to a conference rival. Prying "Doom" away from the Broncos would return that favor... Another thought... why aren't the Pats looking hard at Bernard Pollard. The guy has single-handedly destroyed the Patriots with his physical play. think: Brady, Welker, Gronkowski, and Ridley. Pats need him for several reasons, too. Filling the void since Harrison left, protecting Pats players from his tackles, and shoving it back in the face of the Ravens (whom the Pats will be playing again this year)
  • Dfence!

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