The offseason is when Bill Belichick makes the rest of the NFL look silly. He consistently finds steals in the draft, stock piles draft picks, finds veterans who need a change of scenery he can get on the cheap and grabs veterans who are chasing a ring.
No other team in the NFL really had this luxury until Philadelphia had their monstrous offseason. Belichick has used his cache as a perennial powerhouse and star maker to make sure players always have them as a top destination.
The Patriots have been very busy thus far in the offseason, and they can be expected to be just as busy once teams start trimming down their roster and the Patriots again go bargain hunting.
So far, the offseason has reaped rewards in terms of draft picks and veterans, but which moves were the best? Here are Bill Belichick and the Patriots' top four moves.