> They'll be in
the playoffs. Their defense will get them there.
They have to figure
out how to get No. 1 pick Laurence Maroney into the open field, so he can use
He isn't quite sure
what his best 40 time was. "Something like 4.38 at our Pro Day in
college," says the third-year man out of Georgia. "At the combine I
think it was around 4.5." Which is about as fast as you'll see a 255-pound
tight end run. As a part-time starter in '05 he caught 29 passes and averaged
15.2 yards, highest of any tight end in the NFL. "Don't be surprised if you
see him lining up outside as a wide receiver," says Tom Brady. "We want
to do anything we can to get him the ball in space."
BELICHICK (99-77 in NFL), seventh season with New England