Patriots key acquisitions in 2011
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The trade gives Tom Brady (left) another threat on offense and united Ochocinco with unlikely kindred spirit Bill Belichick. The coach and player have both expressed mutual admiration for each other in the past. Just how Ochocinco's outspoken style (2.3 million Twitter followers) will gel with the tight-lipped coach's "it is what it is" approach remains to be seen.