Should Belichick Rest His Starters?


My latest article for NFL.com’s Blog Blitz has been posted and in it I discuss the pro’s and con’s of resting players. The Patriots’ playoff seed is set so technically speaking, Sunday’s regular-season finale against the Miami Dolphins is a meaningless game. However, the players all seem to want to play and going 14-2 does have some meaning. As Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston points out, a win Sunday would make Belichick the first coach in NFL history to reach 14 regular-season wins on four separate occasions. All this and more will play into Belichick’s management of the roster Sunday.

You can read my full article by clicking here.

Tags: Bill Belichick ESPN Boston Miami Dolphins New England Patriots NFL NFL Blog Blitz NFL.com Patriots Roster