Free Agency: Patriots' Strategy Upsets Fans Premium Story

By NFL Scout

Date: Mar 25, 2006

Call it strategy, call it determination to follow self-imposed limits. Whatever you call it, almost to a fault the Patriots approach to signing their own free agents should be called disastrous if nothing else. Willie McGinest a lifelong Patriot gone. Adam Vinatieri, recognized as the best kicker in the league, gone. David Givens one of the best receivers in the division, gone. Replacing these icons will be no easy feat.

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