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The Youth Movement Starts In The Patriots Secondary

Article By on 3rd July, 2009

... New England's secondary, and one fact struck me: Other than Shawn Springs, all the Patriot DBs are under 30. It's funny because young and New England's defense not often go together.

It's reasonable to think that Springs and Leigh Bodden will be the starting cornerbacks for the Patriots. However, I'm thinking this might not last past next season. They have invested two second-round picks in cornerbacks the last two drafts—Terrence Wheatley in 2008 and Darius Butler in 2009.

They clearly expect them to step up and become starters eventually. Jonathan Wilhite, who played well towards the end of last season, will push for playing time and even a starting spot. This group is talented, and if nothing strange happens, they will take ov...

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