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Patriots Have Familiarity With New Coaches

Brad Childress

The New England Patriots have seen a number of the "new" coaches in the NFL before, and that includes Minnesota Vikings' head coach Brad Childress. Although the surroundings may be new, familiarity with their past has enabled New England to forge a winning game plan when playing coaches with their new team. The game against Minnesota kicks off New England's tour of these new coaches

One of the many reasons the Patriots have enjoyed an extended run of success over the past several years has been their ability to prepare for an opponent as well as anyone. Whether he's trying to find a way to stop a passing team like the Colts or manage to score enough points against a defensive club like the Ravens, Bill Belichick has generally found a way to figure out the best plan of... Recommended Stories