New England has shored up their defensive backfield with the additions of Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner, and have also bolstered the receiving corps with the signing (and re-signing) of Brandon LaFell and Julian Edelman.
Bedard says this “loading up” is something the team should have done awhile ago, but he’s a big fan of the approach and the sense of urgency.
The Sports Illustrated senior writer has done extensive film study on the newly-signed Brandon LaFell and his conclusion is that LaFell was miscast in Carolina. With Steve Smith and Ted Ginn Jr. on the roster, the 6’2″ 210-pound LaFell played mostly in the slot out of necessity, but he is “much more effective” on the outside and that’s where you’ll see him lined up in New England "
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