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Patriots DB Can "Bring It"

Patriots DB Can "Bring It"

One area the Patriots have been working at building depth in is the defensive secondary. While draft picks and veteran free agents get most of the attention, it's some of the undrafted rookie free agents that find ways to step up and have a big impact on the roster. One such acquisition is a little known prospect from Villanova who spent his rookie year on the practice squad. If called upon, he's more than willing to step up to the plate to show his doubters that he belongs.

Ventrone Bringing ItHere's a name to keep in mind when pondering the 2006 Patriots secondary.Ray Ventrone.He's not big (5-10, 200 pounds). He doesn't hail from a major college program (Division 1-AA Villanova). Undrafted, he spent his entire rookie season on the practice squad. Still, he managed to make a favorable impression on coach Bill Belichick, who loves the baby-faced safety's intensity...

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