Belichick hands-on with defense

Updated: May 26, 2010, 8:20 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- For a good portion of the New England Patriots' organized team activities on Wednesday, the defense was on the far practice field while the offense occupied the near field.

Head coach Bill Belichick stayed on the far field for the duration, highlighting one significant change for the team in 2010: Belichick's increased involvement with the defense.

At one point during the searing session, Belichick could be seen twirling his whistle in his right hand as the defense ...

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