Originally posted on Projo Pats Blog  |  Last updated 10/19/11
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By Tim BrittonFOXBORO, Mass. -- With no game this weekend, head coach Bill Belichick took advantage of some of the extra rest awaiting his Patriots and held a kind of scrimmage practice on Tuesday. The players lined up against one another and competed in various situations, walking through what should and shouldn't happen depending on the context. It was a bit unusual to see in the middle of the season. "It was definitely a little different," said wideout Wes Welker. "It was a walkthrough pace, and it was good to get in some different situations. With some of those key plays toward the end, how you handle the situation really determines the outcome of the game. There's going to be close games, and we've got to be ready for whatever situations come up." "We were trying to work on situations. We got a lot of them - there were some good things that came up, good for the coaches to think about them, good for the players to think about them, good for us to try to do the things that w...
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