- Demario Douglas was benched after losing a fumble in the first quarter against the Miami Dolphins.
- Bill O'Brien stands by Douglas and explains that his absence from the game was due to personnel packages and game plan.
- Douglas has proven to be the Patriots' most dynamic route-runner and best playmaker after the catch.
New England Patriots rookie wide receiver Demario Douglas was benched after losing a fumble in the first quarter against the Miami Dolphins. Despite Bill Belichick denying it was a benching, offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien explained that it was due to the team’s personnel packages and game plan. O’Brien expressed confidence in Douglas and emphasized the importance of ball security. Without Douglas, the Patriots struggled offensively, relying more on a 12 personnel package. However, O’Brien acknowledged the need to involve all players in the game plan going forward and praised Douglas as a dynamic route-runner and playmaker.Read more at Pats Pulpit
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