The 4 Patriots players with the most to prove before and during the 2023 season

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Before every new NFL season, several players will need to go above and beyond to prove their worth and why they deserve a spot on the team. It's just how professional sports are.

It's very much a "what have you done for me lately?" league.

But a few Patriots have a bit more than that to overcome this summer as they prepare for the upcoming season, mainly because of how last year went. Some would even argue the same could be said for Bill Belichick, but that's a topic for another day.

With most of the longstanding issues from 2022 seemingly resolved, all that is left is to see if certain players can redeem themselves and get back in the good graces of their team and coaches before the season begins and if they can maintain that throughout the year.

Four players, in particular, seem to have the most to prove.