Will the New England Patriots take steps to ensure Brandon Lloyd doesn't become the next Chad Ochocinco?
While we're still attempting to put the pieces of that analogy together, the larger truth is evident. It's difficult for any player to learn a new offensive scheme over the course of a few months. Understanding the nuances of the Patriots' playbook is said to be at a different level.
"I think they have to go back and redefine themselves," Lombardi told Bill Simmons on "The BS Report" in February. "They've become a little bit like the Miami Dolphins when they had Danny Marino and only (Mark) Clayton and (Mark) Duper could play. The volume of offense became so great that no young player or any experienced player could come in and do it. .. They have to clean up the system."