Expect unexpected with Patriots

Updated: March 4, 2010, 4:21 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

When projecting how things will unfold with the New England Patriots and their free-agency plans, there is probably only one given at this point: The team always seems to make a few moves that are off the radar.

Whether that's an aggressive push as free agency begins tonight (12 a.m.), releasing a well-known player on the roster, working a trade or striking a contract extension, the Patriots figure to be busy. Watching their behind-the-scenes plans come to life, as well as those for ...

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