Saturday Patriots Headlines - July 31st

Ian Logue
July 31, 2010 at 09:14am ET

Lazar: Super Bowl rematch with Falcons favors champion Patriots
Guregian: Offense’s lack of knockout punch in fourth quarter leads to frustration for Tom Brady & Co.
Patriots notebook: Falcons running backs will pose a test for Matt Patricia’s defense on ‘Sunday Night Football’
Rodney Harrison, Tony Dungy surprised by Patriots' struggling defense
Matt Patricia knows Patriots must contain Falcons' running backs

An abbreviated version this morning in an effort to try and include as many links as possible from a busy Friday.  I've grouped each set of links by subject, so hopefully that makes them a little easier to follow.

Here are today's New England Patriots Headlines:

On Brady's Hair

Teen singer Justin Bieber says, “Nice haircut, Brady. Dude’s got some golden locks.” … and links! - Boston Herald
There’s much ado about a do - Boston Herald
Bieber haircut too boyish for Tom Brady? - NECN
Pats Camp: Injury Update, Hard Hits, Brady's Hair - WBZ

On Brady talking to the media:

Brady avoids the rush - Boston Globe
Tom Brady’s plan is nothing personal - Boston Herald
He’s 33, and worth every penny - Boston Globe (Bob Ryan)
Brady taking the high road - Attleboro Sun Chronicle
QB Tom Brady speaks from head, not from heart - Boston Herald
Brady says all the right things - Mike Reiss ESPNBoston.com
Brady Focused on Winning, Not Securing New Contract  - NESN.com
Tom Brady Doesn't Care What You Think  - NESN.com
Tom Brady Q&A at training camp  - Boston.com

On Logan Mankins:

Brady has high praise for Mankins -  Worcester Telegram
Bruschi: Mankins 'ripple effect' hurts line - WEEI.com

On LB Tyrone McKenzie, who impressed yesterday:

After Year Away From Football Field, Tyrone McKenzie Making Presence Felt at Patriots Camp - NESN.com
McKenzie a big hit following lost season - Boston Globe
Tyrone McKenzie out to make impact - Boston Herald
McKenzie Hits Home With Fans - WEEI.com

On Derrick Burgess:

Patriots' Burgess is AWOL again - Worcester Telegram
Burgess was expected to play - Boston Globe
Coach in the dark about absent Burgess - Attleboro Sun Chronicle
Wait on for LB - Boston Herald
Woods gets a shot to fill-in for missing Burgess - NECN

Odds and Ends:

Shawn Crable's release the latest reminder of just how poorly the Patriots drafted in 2007 and 2008 - Manchester Examiner

Patriots Enjoy Camp But Realize Long Road Ahead for 2010-2011 Season (Video) - NESN.com

 Patriots’ Patten’s got time for the pain - Patriot Ledger

WR Sam Aiken Activated, Brady's Knee 'Feels Good'  - NESN.com

Tate confident in his second-year improvements - NESN.com

Randy Moss Signs $100 Bill for Fan As Patriots Begin to Feel Pain of Training Camp - NESN.com

Warren getting up to speed on Pats' D - ESPNBoston.com

Parents aim to Kraft new tailgate policy - Boston Herald

PRACTICE NOTES FROM FRIDAY:

Morning Session:

Sights and Sounds from Day 2 - NECN
Brady checks in; Friday morning notes - Patriots.com
What happened at the Patriots training camp? Day 2, Session 1 edition - Boston Herald
Training Camp Report from Friday morning's session - WEEI.com

 Afternoon Session:

Checking out Patriots Practice No. 4 - Boston Globe
McKenzie sticking out ; Friday PM notes - Patriots.com
Training Camp Report From Afternoon Session - WEEI.com

That's all for this morning.  Please drop a comment down below and let me know if you prefer this format or the normal format, as feedback is always appreciated.

In the meantime hope everyone has a good day and we'll have updates later on.

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