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How does Alfonzo Dennard’s conviction affect Patriots?

Alfonzo Dennard’s felony conviction of assaulting a police officer, and the misdemeanor for resisting arrest, now puts the Patriots in a precarious position.

The team won’t know for how long, if at all, the cornerback will be imprisoned until his sentencing April 11. At that point, free agency will have been open for a little less than a month.

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