FOXBOROUGH — Bill Belichick might want to include a daily nap as part of his team’s itinerary. Or perhaps bring in someone to teach his players how to shave.
The Patriots’ roster definitely has a baby-faced feel to it this year.
Like most NFL teams, the Patriots will continue to shuffle the bottom of the roster this week and throughout the season, but as of Monday afternoon, they were carrying 14 rookies (including seven undrafted free agents) on their 53-man roster, both the highest numbers in the NFL.
The Patriots were one of just eight teams across the league to not cut a draft pick, and they also have six second-year players. But Belichick said that getting younger wasn’t necessarily the goal. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.