As the light of the New England Patriots' Super Bowl chances faded into the murky peaks of the Rocky Mountains, fans in New England immediately wanted to know what decisions the Patriots will have to make this offseason.
What is broken? What doesn't need to be fixed?
Bill Belichick and his front office have a lot of tough decisions to make this offseason. Here are six of the toughest.
Note: Decisions are ranked based on the perceived difficulty of predicting future outcomes. Important—but easy—decisions such as if the Patriots should try to restructure Vince Wilfork's contract are not included.