FOXBORO -- Wes Welker took a long, slow walk off of the Gillette Stadium turf, the haze of a season-ending loss descending on him.
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FOXBORO -- Much has changed among Patriots personnel since the team's last title.
Quarterback Tom Brady, however, persists.
FOXBORO -- Deion Branch could be somewhere else. He didn't necessarily have to be standing behind a podium at Gillette Stadium.
But he was. Because he chose to.
FOXBORO -- Shane Vereen scored three touchdowns against the Houston Texans in Sunday's Divisional Round.
But that didn't impress some Patriots.