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Quarterback shuffle was head scratcher

Belichick sent mixed message by rotating Brady and Hoyer

Updated: January 4, 2010, 12:41 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

HOUSTON -- Receiver Wes Welker's injury opens the door for second-guessers to pan New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick's decision not to sit such a key player in the season finale, but Belichick should be spared on that front.

An injury can happen at any time. There's nothing that says Welker wouldn't have torn the anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in his left knee on the fourth offensive play of next weekend's wild-card game against the Ravens.

Yet where ...

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