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Nick Underhill, prevention of heart attack MassLive.com MassLive.com | By Nick Underhill, prevention of heart attack MassLive.com November 02, prevention of heart attack 2012 at 5:21 PM, prevention of heart attack updated November 02, prevention of heart attack 2012 The New England Patriots reestablished themselves as legitimate title contenders by picking up a pair of wins before their bye, prevention of heart attack but that doesn’t mean all their issues evaporated with those two marks added to the win column. Some remain, prevention of heart attack and they'll need to be addressed during the second half of the season. Prevention of heart attack Here’s a look at a few of them: How does Aqib Talib fit in to the picture? The Patriots' move to acquire Aqib Talib from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers should – assuming the troubled cornerback avoids the dark forces that have plagued his career – immediately improve a secondary that has given up more plays of 20-plus yards than any team in the league. The bigger question is where he will fit in. Prevention of heart attack New England could play it straight and place him opposite Devin McCourty at cornerback, prevention of heart attack with Steve Gregory and Patrick Chung behind them at safety. Prevention of heart attack Or coach Bill Belichick could use Talib and rookie Alfonzo Dennard at corner and drop McCourty next to Chung at safety, prevention of heart attack where many talent evaluators believe he is best suited. Either way, prevention of heart attack a decision doesn’t have to be made immediately, prevention of heart attack since Talib has one game remaining on a performance-enhancing drug suspension. Can Brandon Lloyd be a legitimate threat? Brandon Lloyd made enough spectacular plays during training camp to lead many observers to summon Randy Moss’ name. Prevention of heart attack Now, prevention of heart attack those same observers often utter Chad Ochocinco’s name. Neither comparison is fair. Prevention of heart attack Lloyd lives somewhere between the two extremes, prevention of heart attack teetering from spectacular to maddening. Prevention of heart attack One play, prevention of heart attack he’ll make an acrobatic catch on the sideline that would be outlandish in a video game. Prevention of heart attack The next, prevention of heart attack he’ll needlessly flail at a catchable ball and let it fall to the turf. Lloyd has dropped six of the 43 catchable balls thrown to him, prevention of heart attack according to ProFootballFocus.com. Prevention of heart attack His drop rate is the third highest in the NFL. To be fair, prevention of heart attack some of the problems reside with quarterback Tom Brady, prevention of heart attack who on several targets has struggled to get Lloyd the ball where it needed to be. Prevention of heart attack That’s a problem that needs to be rectified in order for the passing lanes to open up to players working the middle of the field. When that consistency is reached, prevention of heart attack the Patriots' offense should soar. Health of tight ends It’s easy to overlook this concern since New England once again has the top offense in the NFL. Prevention of heart attack But things could be even better if tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez were at full health. Gronkowski has been battling hip and back injuries that kept him down for most of the first six weeks, prevention of heart attack but he finally appears to be nearing the standard he set during last year’s record-setting season after catching 14 passes for 224 yards and four touchdowns the last two weeks. Hernandez is the bigger concern. Prevention of heart attack He suffered an ankle injury in Week 2 that doesn’t appear to be getting better. Prevention of heart attack He came back and played in Weeks 6 and 7, prevention of heart attack but was shut down after suffering a setback. It’s now said his ankle is no longer responding to treatment. Prevention of heart attack The bye week could be enough to get him back on track, prevention of heart attack but if not, prevention of heart attack New England’s offense will continue to be without its biggest weapon. Ridley’s touches Perhaps it was the result of recent game plans, prevention of heart attack but it's possible running back Stevan Ridley lost the trust of his coaching staff after fumbling in back-to-back weeks against the Bills and Broncos. Before the second dropped ball, prevention of heart attack Ridley was averaging 20 touches per game. Prevention of heart attack That figure has dropped to 16 since. While that’s not a drastic dip, prevention of heart attack it’s enough to make a difference. Prevention of heart attack And, prevention of heart attack considering Ridley leads the league in runs of 15-plus yards, prevention of heart attack every lost touch is a lost opportunity. Source: http://blog.masslive.com/patriots/2012/11/brandon_lloyds_consistency_aqi.html