After the disappointing loss to the Giants in Super Bowl XLVI, Patriots fans have to be looking forward to next season. The 2011-12 campaign, while incredibly successful, exposed some glaring issues within the system. For one, the defense needs some serious help. But something that some may not have noticed is that the depth at wide receiver is thin. Since Bill Belichick has taken to hoarding draft picks, the Pats have a multitude of options in the April draft.
But in addition to adding talent via the draft, this year's free-agent class is extraordinarily rich with talent. The Pats are in a position to make some significant changes to the team that could lead them to a title in 2013. Here are some free-agent WRs that New England should pursue: