The New England Patriots have been killing it in free agency so far, having already traded for talented defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth, as well as route-running (and trash-talking) specialist Chad Ochocinco.
Led by superstar quarterback Tom Brady, the Patriots finished 14-2 last season. Impressive, considering many thought it would be a "bridge" year.
Turns out it wasn't, not with mastermind head coach Bill Belichick at the controls. Belichick pieced together all the right parts to create an offense that led the NFL in PPG (32.4), and a defense that somehow—despite major injuries—placed eighth in PPG (19.6).
Belichick's strive for perfection is evident.
In 2007, after being accused of cheating, Coach Bill led a Patriots squad that mercilessly crushed opponents on its way to a record-breaking 16-0 regular season.
Here are 10 reasons Belichick and the Patriots—with the help of Tom Brady's golden arm—can go undefeated once again in 2011.