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Belichick could be more involved in offense

While Bill Belichick is known as a defensive coach, look for him to take a more active role in the offense this year.

Originally Published: February 11, 2005
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

Now that the New England Patriots have retained Eric Mangini, and elevated the talented and resourceful secondary coach to the post of defensive coordinator to supplant Romeo Crennel, head coach Bill Belichick must choose someone to run his offense.

As was the case with filling Crennel's vacancy, Belichick figures to stay inside the Pats' organization for an offensive coordinator, too, with the answer to Charlie Weis' successor probably right under his nose. Or, at least, not too far down ...

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