From Albert Breer Article Sample: Brand new Patriots S Brandon Meriweather just stepped to the podium, with the ceremonial No. 1 jersey, and was introduced in person for the first time to the Boston-area press corps. In the discussion, Meriweather went over a great deal of the process in becoming a Patriot, from beginning to end. After the Senior Bowl and combine workouts, the team started zeroing in on the Hurricane DB, twice sending reps to the Coral Gables campus to work him out and get to know him. Meriweather said yesterday that he met with three different guys on the two visits, and one of them was Bill Belichick. To the prospect, that affirmed a serious interest in using a first-round pick on him. But what really stuck out was happened during those meetings. ‚ÄúThey wanted to know me as a person,‚ÄĚ said Meriweather. ‚ÄúTo me, personally, I was just taking it as the team really wanted to get to know me. If you were an investor and you were gonna put a lot of money into a lot of stock, you would want to know everything about that stock before you put it in. I understand that the team wanted to get to know you, they have to get to know you for them to put that stock in you.‚ÄĚ Click the link above for the full article.