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Defensive backfield turns corner

Hawkins isn't out of place at safety

By Nick Cafardo
Globe Staff / December 22, 2005

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There's always a little innovation, isn't there? Last year it was Troy Brown playing cornerback, this year it's four natural corners starting in the defensive backfield. The Patriots have the four-corner defense, folks. Like last season, when they enlisted a wide receiver to play defense, it's not because they want it that way. Out of necessity they must ... (Full article: 841 words)

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