What's next for Patriots?

Updated: March 19, 2014, 10:38 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

When the New England Patriots' season ultimately ends, the question is often asked to reporters who cover the team, "What do you do now?"

To some, the impression is that the work stops because there are no more games to be played. Maybe a decade or so ago, that was indeed the case. When I first started covering the Patriots at the team's official newspaper in 1997, I remember hearing stories from some of the longtime reporters about how the offseason represented more of a clean break until ...

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