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Friday, December 23, 2011
Catching and dropping passes in AFC East

By James Walker

There is a reason the New England Patriots have a high-scoring offense.

Simply put, the Patriots’ receivers don’t let opportunities slip away.

New England has two players in the top five of the NFL in catch percentage, according to ESPNs Stats and Information. Patriots receiver Wes Welker and teammate Deion Branch have combined for just three drops all season. That's impressive considering the two have combined a 152 receptions for the season