1. Any really big name player as they will want to be overpaid (unless they are willing to play here for less: that MIGHT mean Wes Welker and Talilb, but those are hopeful thoughts, not expectations)
2. Any player who is not a team player. I do not mean a player who might have had problems with his current team but a player like Santonio Holmes for example who is all about himself and not team.
3. No Tebow. No Tebow. There is no place to play him unless BB thinks he can block and catch and so play a running H back (as opposed to a receiving H back like Hernandez)
4. ANY PLAYER WHO IS A ONE TRICK PONY. I put this in caps because many fans want to see a pass rush specialist here but the problem with someone who cannot stop the run and cannot set the edge but can go after the QB is that they give you nothing else. Too limiting in taking up a roster spot. You want football players. One of BBs great insights as a GM is that depth across the board and breadth of qualities in players allows the Pats to compete for SBs regardless of who is injured (except TB to date) and it allows the team to adjust to any opponent, any weather condition, any game condition, etc. He does this by not over doing the Name recognition thing that almost every fan and almost every owner and GM gets hung up on.