Wednesday's Daily New England Patriots Links 8/28

Ian Logue
August 28, 2013 at 08:32am ET

Free agent WR Eric Decker says he would be 'good fit' with Patriots
Man charged with robbing Gronkowski's home arraigned
Buckley: What will Tom Brady do when he retires from football?
Tom Brady teases with Instagram comment
Devin McCourty not disappointed in Tom Brady

An abbreviated version this morning as unfortunately the majority of articles this morning are just rehashes of the upcoming Rolling Stone article on Aaron Hernandez and his alleged drug use and erratic behavior leading up the arrest.  You'll see the article from the Herald below, but I've omitted many of the other repeat entries which unfortunately dramatically shortens this list:


Rolling Stone alleges Aaron Hernandez used angel dustGary J. Remal - Remal has details from the Rolling Stone article that alleges Hernandez used angel dust and his behavior leading up to his arrest.

Robert Kraft rooting for Tim Tebow - Karen Guregian - Guregian has comments from Kraft who said he's rooting for Tim Tebow 'big time'.

Alfonzo Dennard delay may cause Pats a problem - Karen Guregian - Guregian writes that Dennard's probation hearing delay means the team could have roster altering news dumped on their lap two days before the season opener.

Notebook: Bob Kraft won’t back down - Karen Guregian - Guregian files her notebook this morning which leads off with the fact Robert Kraft stood strong in his response to the grievance filed by the NFLPA on behalf of Aaron Hernandez, seeking workout bonus money not received.

Tom Brady eyes fine finish - Adam Kurkjian - Brady is looking forward to getting the regular season under way, but he said yesterday he still expects to play tomorrow night against the Giants.

Veteran Adrian Wilson stuck on bubble - Adam Kurkjian - Kurkjian has an article on Wilson, who was brought in with the potential to be the hard-hitting safety the Patriots needed, but so far it hasn't worked out that way.

Patriots claim DT Gilbert Pena off waivers - Karen Guregian - Guregian has a quick article on the acquisition of Pena, who the team claimed off waivers Tuesday.


Patriots' Tom Brady eager to play in exhibition finale - Shalise Manza Young - Young has an article on Brady who is looking forward to getting out there one more time against New York tomorrow night.


Sharing some Slater thoughts - Mike Reiss - Reiss has some thoughts on Matthew Slater after the Patriots special teams standout earned the Ron Burton Community Service Award Tuesday night.

Kraft addresses Hernandez before gala - Mike Rodak - Rodak has comments from Kraft during last night's gala where he called what happened with Hernandez a "microcosm of the world," considering the number of players who have come through here.


Patriots Preview: Tom Tom Will Show You 'The Way' - Andy Benoit - Benoit has an article previewing the Patriots and writes that despite the personnel turnover, Tom Brady will still make the Patriots a contender this season.

WEEI: Why Rob Gronkowski's Cameo at Practice Should be taken with a Grain of Salt - Christopher Price - Price has comments from Belichick who said yesterday that despite reports that Gronkowski was spotted getting work on Monday, he's been at their the whole time "doing the same thing every day."


Patriots owner Robert Kraft reflects on tragic summer - Jim Fenton - Fenton has an article this morning with comments from Robert Kraft on what has been a tough offseason for the Patriots.