Heading out early this morning for a family thing, but here’s an abbreviated version with all of today’s top stories from around the internet:

PATSFANS.COM

My Five Keys To Victory For The Patriots Against The Raiders – Russ Goldman

Patriots Heading Into a Tough Environment As they Look To Rebound Sunday – Ian Logue

Patriots vs. Raiders :Five Questions With Vittorio Tafur Of The San Francisco Chronicle – Russ Goldman

A LOOK BACK: Patriots at Raiders 2002 Sortable Stats‎ – Ian Logue

BOSTON HERALD

Patriots must bank on a bounce back – Karen Guregian

Five things to watch with the Patriots – Ian Rapoport

Tom Brady, QB guru had to huddle up early – Karen Guregian

NOTEBOOK: Back again keeps Albert Haynesworth out – Ian Rapoport

Oakland’s Dark Side – Ron Borges

BOSTON GLOBE

Five keys: Patriots at Raiders‎ – Greg Bedard

Welker current standard for scrappy receivers – Monique Walker

SCOUTING REPORT: Patriots at Raiders – Jim McBride

NOTEBOOK: Haynesworth, Bodden, Dowling out – Monique Walker/Shalise Manza Young

FOOTBALL NOTES: Patriots in good hands with Medfield native‎ – Greg Bedard

ESPNBOSTON.COM

Quick-hit thoughts around NFL & Pats‎ – Mike Reiss

VIDEO: What to Watch For – Mike Reiss

CBs Leigh Bodden, Ras-I Dowling out‎ – Mike Reiss

Re-setting the game-day roster‎ – Mike Reiss

PROVIDENCE JOURNAL

Belichick’s moniker is wearing very thin‎ – Jim Donaldson

Patriots hoping the ‘Black Hole’ is not a distraction‎ – Paul Kenyon

ENTERPRISE NEWS

Patriots have yet to stretch their legs‎ – Glen Farley

WORCESTER TELEGRAM

Raiders are likely to get physical – Rich Garven

Patriots’ defense will be tested by Raiders‎ – Rich Garven

PROFOOTBALLTALK.COM

Visit from quarterback guru got Tom Brady on track for season‎ – Mike Florio

ATTLEBORO SUN CHRONICLE

Win over Patriots would go long way for Raiders‎ – Mark Farinella

NESN.COM

Albert Haynesworth, Leigh Bodden, Ras-I Dowling Among Patriots Out – Ricky Doyle

Are You More Disappointed in Albert Haynesworth or Chad Ochocinco – NESN Staff

NASHUA TELEGRAPH

Patriots will bounce back against Raiders‎ - Tom King

PROFOOTBALLWEEKLY.COM

McCourty, Pats’ secondary getting tested, torched often‎ – Kevin Fishbain

SPORTINGNEWS.COM

Patriots face McFadden without Haynesworth‎ – Staff

GASTON GAZETTE

Spikes in the spotlight for Patriots‎ – Gabe Whisnant

MASSLIVE.COM

Patriots promote offensive lineman Thomas Welch to the 53-man roster‎ – Nick Underhill