How’s the offseason going so far? "A lot of rest. A lot of family time. A lot of decisions. But it’s been good. It’s been nice to recharge the battery before we get started here in a couple of weeks."
You mentioned decisions. You made a big one. You were a free agent at the end of the season and you decided to stay in New England. What was behind that choice? "I was a free agent and I was able to look at a couple of other options around the league, but ultimately my heart’s been in New England. I’ve been in New England now for seven years (combined, 2007-09 and 2014-present). It’s where my kids go to school