Patriots Blog - ESPN Boston This is according to Reiss. One concern, I guess, is that Graham may not be big enough. This got me to wondering about the changes in the game, the emphasis on passing, away from running the ball. Is Belichick's ideal still a big OLB? That was mainly to set the edge against a running game. But that might not be the blueprint for Belichick anymore given all the changes we've seen since Polian went insane.