Formerly unknown names key in Patriots' Super Bowl run (The Associated Press)

When it comes to filling out his roster each season, Bill Belichick has always placed a premium on potential. From late-round draft picks to guys that never heard their name called on draft night, during his 17 years in New England the Patriots coach has developed a knack not just for identifying unheralded players, but cultivating them into key contributors. The group he will take to Houston for next week’s Super Bowl is no exception.