Palladino: David Harris May Be The Ultimate 'Patriots-Type' Player

The latest news surrounding David Harris all but encapsulated the difference between the Jets and the Patriots. With coach Bill Belichick casting about his authority as great leaders will, New England has over the past 17 years created a model of success by acquiring Patriots-type players. Be they drafted or, in Harris’ case, free agent acquisitions, the description for the most part remains the same — tough, coachable, intelligent, resourceful, with more than a touch of leadership ability. MORE: Report: Ex-Jet Harris Reaches 2-Year Deal With Patriots So it was no surprise the perennial AFC East champions jumped at Harris once the Jets unceremoniously launched the 10-year veteran linebacker June