Saturday Patriots Headlines - July 31st

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July 31, 2010 at 09:14am ET

Prosecutors decry abatement rule
Patriots announce first training camp dates open to public
Patriots' Malcolm Mitchell has deal with Scholastic Books
Patriots land another talent in ex-Jets linebacker David Harris
Patriots agree to two-year deal with LB David Harris

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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