In a large undertaking, Matt Williamson of ESPN's Scouts Inc has produced his "top 200" players list for the 2012 season (Insider content). One key note for this "Big Book" is that no rookies made the cut.
The Patriots had nine players listed, led by quarterback Tom Brady at No. 2. Tight end Rob Gronkowski also lands in the top 10.
As for the other seven Patriots, most could probably rattle off most of them with ease.
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