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Who Will Step Up In The Secondary?

The New England Patriots secondary is a work in progress. Some might call it a list of walking wounded. Choose your own description, but realize one thing; the team is looking to put healthy bodies into the mix who can actually help. After Duane Starks was placed on the reserve / injured list, the search was on for someone willing to step in and fill his shoes. That someone may be yet another rookie, or it could even be an experienced veteran from the offense.

Who Will Step Up In The Secondary?By Site Staff The spotlight won't be on Duane Starks anymore. Now it might shine on Ellis Hobbs and Hank Poteat.By placing the embattled Starks on injured reserve on Thursday, the Patriots left themselves, at least temporarily, with only four cornerbacks.Asante Samuel has been a starter since the midway point of last season. Randall Gay, who subbed for Ty...

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