An offseason plan for the Patriots

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Bill Belichick has a bit of a problem as he heads into the 2014 offseason.

“When your season goes into the postseason as ours did for three weeks, you’re behind going into the college draft and to a certain degree, I would say the free agency process,” Belichick said. “So we have some catching up to do.”

Fortunately, Bill, we’re here to help. The Patriots had a nice season in 2013 — winning 12 games in the regular season, reaching the AFC Championship Game — but the roster needs some serious retooling, particularly on offense, where they need to upgrade the skill positions to get the most out of the few remaining years of Tom Brady.

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