Should Pats hit brakes or accelerator?

Belichick has played it both ways in the past

Updated: December 29, 2009, 7:45 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- If you slipped into a gray hoodie with sleeves cut at the elbows and assumed the role of Bill Belichick, what would you do?

Your team has already qualified for the playoffs and will be the AFC's No. 3 or 4 seed, playing at home on Jan. 9 or 10. Yet there is one regular-season game remaining, Sunday at Houston.

The question has been put to you by local reporters: How will you manage your roster for that final game?

It's a fair question but ...

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