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No Colvin is no problem for Pats

Updated: November 29, 2007, 4:34 PM ET
By Ken Moll and Matt Williamson
The New England Patriots have lost one of their many versatile linebackers to injury when nine-year veteran Rosevelt Colvin was put on IR. Colvin has played very well for the undefeated Patriots' defense and many New England fans may wonder how the team will adjust.

The beauty of this club is how it's put together, especially the defense, Bill Belichick and personnel director Scott Pioli have surrounded themselves with great athletes who are more-importantly smart football players. Defensive coordinator Dean Pees and Belichick designed this defense for versatility especially with their linebacker position.

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