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Patriots dig deep in forming roster

Belichick gets impressive production from numerous undrafted players

Updated: January 12, 2011, 9:45 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Of all the impressive numbers the New England Patriots produced in their didn't-see-this-coming season, one of the most notable is 22. That is the number of players on the team's roster, or injured reserve, who entered the NFL undrafted.

Maybe that explains why the Patriots have approached their work with a hard-to-miss chip on their collective shoulder pads. Quarterback Tom Brady has said he still reminds himself that he was the 199th selection in the 2000 draft, ...

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