Belichick mum on plans for QB position as training camp nears

In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Foxborough, Mass. Belichick is being coy about his expectations for the quarterback position as his teams prepares for the start of training camp. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

BOSTON — Like all NFL teams, the Patriots face a variety of unknowns heading into a 2020 season in the midst of the ongoing pandemic.