FWIW From Pro Football Weekly: http://www.profootballweekly.com/PFW/The Way We Hear It/default.htm?mode=afceast "Though the defense played well in the divisional playoff loss to the Broncos √Ę‚ā¨‚ÄĚ limiting Denver to just 286 total yards √Ę‚ā¨‚ÄĚ we hear that one of New England√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs top priorities this offseason will be upgrading the secondary, particularly the CB position. Word is the Patriots will decide whether they can continue to start Asante Samuel at corner. While Samuel is a smart player with good hands and instincts, he lacks top-end speed and gets picked on by opponents who believe they can beat him deep. We hear that the Pats will likely look to acquire a veteran cover corner via trade or free agency as opposed to addressing the position in the draft. This will be the second straight offseason that they will attempt to replace Ty Law, who we hear is still a possibility to return to the Pats, though there are concerns about the extra weight he was carrying this past season."