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Thu, 11/05/2009 - 11:50am  

Belchick: Health the priority

FOXBORO -- Patriots coach Bill Belichick said on Thursday that he is more than aware of the importance of keeping his team healthy and taking precautions against the outbreak of the H1N1 flu virus that has hit close to home in the New England region. The Boston Bruins announced Thursday that David Krejci has been diagnosed with the swine flu and will be quarantined until he is cleared to return. 

 

"There's nothing more important than the health of your team," Belichick said. "And we all know this is the time of the year, whether it's that particular one or the colds that go around every year that get picked up and how they can spread pretty quickly. A team that eats together and showers together and is in the locker room together, definitely those are important issues for us all year round, every season."

 

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