Dollars and sense for the Pats

Who should Bill Belichick target in free agency and at what cost?

Updated: February 16, 2013, 1:11 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

When the possibility of any free-agent signing is broached, there are two important areas to assess:

1. How the player fits 2. What the player will cost

The first part is easy. The second part isn't.

This week's Patriots mailbag attempts to add some context to the second part of the picture, mainly by asking the question, "At what cost?" It's a question that should be asked with any free-agent possibility. So for those who enjoy this aspect of the offseason, and how economics ...

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