Another abbreviated links version this morning as I continue to try and kick this flu, but here are today’s headlines:

FARINELLA: What about this defense? – Attleboro Sun Chronicle

Will the season be ‘enhanced’? – Boston Globe

Belichick, Pats consider 53rd options –

Moving to 18-Game Schedule Likely to Lessen Quality of Play – NESN

Q&A: Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio – Worcester Telegram

Q&A: Patriots coach Bill Belichick – Worcester Telegram

Ron Brace was never in the doghouse – Worcester Telegram

Patriots: Making a case for the defense  – Worcester Telegram

Faulk’s career stands out above the rest – Daily Advertiser

Belichick is not expecting that wild a game – Boston Globe

Mind game for Zoltan Mesko – Boston Herald

Pats’ specialists give cancer kick – Boston Herald

Nothing little about Danny Woodhead’s impact – Boston Herald

Moss vs. Media latest in a long line of beefs –

Long journey to Foxboro for Hernandez –

NFL Power Rankings List Patriots in Top 10 Despite Defensive Concerns – NESN

Belichick Details Inception, History of 3rd Down Running Backs – NESN

Brady/Koppen pairing stands test of time – Boston Globe

Bill Belichick Not Overlooking Dolphins’ Offense – NESN

Charting the targets in passing game –