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Patriots Rookie Minicamp Breakdown: Defense

DL Chris Norwell

We continue taking a closer look at the 2008 Rookie class. In this segment we review the defensive players participating in this weekend's rookie minicamp and how they might fit into the roster with the players ahead of them.

Here's a breakdown of the battles for roster spots and playing time by position on Defense.SAFETIESStrong Safety: Rodney HarrisionFree Safety: James SandersReserves: Willie Andrews (SS), Tank Williams (SS) Ray Ventrone (SS), Brandon Meriweather (FS)Rookies: Matthew Slater (WR/S), Mark Dillard (S)Outlook: The position for starters is virtually set in stone unless there's an injury issue. Harrison... Recommended Stories

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