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Can spark with McDaniels reignite in New England?

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No doubt, Bill Belichick will spend countless hours this summer locked away in his football cave, figuring out what the Jets and Broncos never could — how to utilize Tim Tebow at tight end, and fullback, and on special teams, and on trick plays inside the red zone.

Right?

Not if the Patriots are smart — and they usually are.

Sure, the Patriots will want everyone to believe that they have concocted all kinds of crazy ways to utilize Tebow this fall.

Signing Tebow was all about reuniting him with one of the few coaches who has always believed in him — Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels — getting him out of the spotlight and seeing if he can develop into a No. 2 quarterback.

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