Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 3/7/12
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It’s hard to believe we’re at the start of the new NFL year. The Patriots are coming off a Super Bowl loss, but 2012 looks to be another high level year and they are primed to get better.

Bill Belichick has to retool the wide receiver corps and continue to improve his defensive secondary. Given the track record of unable to develop wideouts from the college ranks, we feel that free agency is where the Patriots will make their bones in that department. So let’s kickoff the new year with free agency, and the 60 Max Staff!

It’s going to be fast and furious and the Patriots usually like to stay out of the fray. However, with $19 million to play with, another front heavy draft and Wes Welker tagged, they are ready to strike.

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