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Bill Belichick hails Devin McCourty quality

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick praises defensive back Devin McCourty and the various abilities that he brings to his side.

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick has hailed the quality that safety Devin McCourty brings to his side.

The 27-year-old recorded his first interception of the season when he picked off Matt Cassel to set up a touchdown in New England's win over the Minnesota Vikings last week.

Belichick told reporters: "Devin's huge. He's really our most experienced player in terms of on our team in our system. He's played corner, played safety, played some of the other positions too – the nickel, dime positions from time to time, certain matchups.

"He understands our defense well, he gives us a lot of experience back there, continuity, good communication, smart player, really anticipates, has good awareness, good instincts."

The Patriots face the Oakland Raiders in their week-three clash tomorrow.

New England Patriots' Devin McCourty during training camp on July 26, 2013
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