Belichick drafted with attitude

Patriots were single-minded in getting bigger and more physical

Updated: April 25, 2010, 5:53 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots approached the 2010 NFL draft like a team still seething from an embarrassing playoff loss. They attacked it with a purpose.

Almost all their selections had similar qualities, which resulted in a 12-member class that had a distinct attitude.

Big. Tough. Physical.

Heck, when the team's new punter is 6-foot-4, 235 pounds and looks like a linebacker, it pretty much tells the story right there. Players on the team have already taken ...

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