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January 2, 2012

Waters is the unsung MVP for Pats

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And what does he tell his friends about Belichick?

"I tell them truth," said Waters, breaking out in a smile. "But I'm not telling you. That's something you'll have to figure out yourself."

Can a guy who has played only 16 of his 179 games with the Patriots be considered a true Patriot?

You better believe it.

"I am privileged to be part of this team and this offense," said Waters. "It's an amazing group, a couple of guys who will eventually be wearing those gold (Hall of Fame) jackets."

He shouldn't sell himself short. Waters, with some help from Belichick, might be sized up for a gold jacket some day, too.

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