Tuesday's New England Patriots Links 5/29

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May 29, 2012 at 08:06am 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



Reiss breaks down Patriots' WR logjam - ESPN Boston

In a video posted on the website, Mike Reiss joins NFL Live to discuss which Patriots wide receivers are likely to get cut before the season, and he feels Chad Ochocinco and Donte' Stallworth are the likely candidates.

VIDEO: Bruschi, Woody on Pats WR's - ESPN Boston

In this video two former Patriots talk about the wide receiver situation, and gives their take about who can make the roster and prevent the team from being hampered by an injury.

John Clayton talks Wes Welker, Patriots D - ESPN Boston

Clayton talks about the Welker situation, and mentions that the two sides are farther apart than last year, as well as his thoughts on the defense.

Gauging level of concern on O-Line - Mike Reiss

Reiss files an entry with a highlight on an article by James Walker, who writes that 'it is more questions than answers' for the Patriots offensive line.


Randall Gay Eliminates any risk - Jeff Howe

Howe has a disturbing article on former Patriot Randall Gay, who retired after being let go by the Saints after the lockout and decided to call it quits after still having symptoms from concussions.

Tracked Down - Inside Track

The gossip group at the newspaper notes that Rob Gronkowski apparently spent the holiday weekend in Atlantic City and was spotted at the bar at the Revel Casino, and at Casbah with Playboy Playmate Ashley Alexiss.


Inside the Playbook: Welker's 99-yard TD - Matt Bowen

In this entry Bowen takes a look back at Wes Welker's 99-yard touchdown against the Dolphins where he breaks down some key coaching points that allowed the play to happen.


Rob Ninkovich Dubbed New England's 'Secret Superstar' - Nick Underhill

Underhill has a good piece this morning on Rob Ninkovich, and cites an entry from ProFootballFocus.com where the linebacker had some big moments last season.

The Chad Ochocinco era could come to a close before it ever even mattered - Nick Underhill

After last week's OTA's, Underhill wonders if the reactions that were given by his teammates after he lined up wrong in practice is a sign of the beginning of the end for Ochocinco here in New England.


Why Bill Belichick will enter a whole new world with his secondary in 2012 - Christopher Price

Price has a great piece on the Patriots secondary, and feels Belichick should be a lot of things thanks to the facts he's got one of the most schematically diverse groups of his coaching career.


East Bridgewater's Niland playing for Derek Stingly - Glen Farley

Farley has a note on the son of former Patriots wide receiver Darryl Stingley, who recently took over as interim coach of the Pittsburgh Power in the Arena Football League.


Darnell Jenkins learned with legends - Mike Beamish

Beamish has an interesting piece on former Patriots practice squad receiver Darnell Jenkins, who heads into B.C. Lions rookie camp a little more polished thanks to learning from Bill Belichick and Tom Brady.