Anybody who's anybody that knows anything about sports can tell you that the biggest key to the Patriots season is if Tom Brady can look like the Tom Brady of old. With that in mind, I'm gonna do you one better.
Here, in slide show form, are the five most important players on the New England roster besides Tom Brady.
They're there for a variety of reasons, but all are supremely valuable (or have the potential to be). They go from Number 5 (least valuable) to the Number 1 (most valuable). Enjoy.