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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Poll: Vrabel vs. Harrison as best signing

By Mike Reiss

This morning's "cleaning out the notebook" post sparked some debate in the comments section about the best veteran free-agent signing in Bill Belichick's tenure (2000-present).

One could make a case for outside linebacker Mike Vrabel (2001-2008). Others pointed to safety Rodney Harrison (2003-2008).

When considering other possibilities, players like running back Antowain Smith (2001-2003), receiver David Patten (2001-2004), linebacker Larry Izzo (2001-2008) and linebacker Roman Phifer (2001-2004) came to mind.

Yet in the end, Vrabel and Harrison were a cut above from this perspective.

So let's see how it plays out in the court of public opinion in the poll accompanying this update.