With most coaches, the corner issue might be cause for concern. But Bill Belichick has earned latitude as the NFL's premiere strategist adept at adjusting his style each offseason. Perhaps we see Devin McCourty slide down and play a bit more corner this year. Perhaps Belichick believes in the upside of Butler and Fletcher. Or perhaps he's got a whole different plan up his sleeve.
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