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Sunday football notes

Patriots’ offseason moves receive favorable reviews

There may a little restlessness from fans about the offseason of change on offense for the Patriots — Wes Welker, Brandon Lloyd, Danny Woodhead, and their 232 receptions in 2012 (58 percent of the team’s total) have been replaced by Danny Amendola, Emmanuel Sanders (if the Steelers don’t match his offer sheet), and Shane Vereen/Leon Washington (119 catches) — but much of the league doesn’t see it that way.

In reviewing the Patriots’ moves in free agency, five personnel executives thought the concern was much ado about nothing.

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