Saturday's New England Patriots Links 1/25/14 - Will Aqib Talib's latest injury affect him in free agency?

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January 25, 2014 at 08:51am ET

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Here are this morning's top stories:


How does Aqib Talib's latest injury affect him in free agency? - Adam Kaufman - Kaufman looks at Talib's upcoming second shot at free agency, and feels the cornerback's health will likely be the rub and may cost him money.

Patriots' Nick Caserio interviews for Dolphins' GM job - Shalise Manza Young - Manza Young has a good read on the current situation with New England's director of pro personnel, who interviewed in Miami on Friday.


Dane Fletcher 'wouldn't mind' returning to Patriots - Jeff Howe - Howe has a quick entry with comments from Fletcher about whether or not the free agent linebacker would like to return to the Patriots next season.

Rookies gave Pats promising thought - Mark Daniels - Daniels has a good read this morning on the season, with some thoughts on how the rookies each performed this season.

Notebook: Nick Caserio takes look at Miami’s GM job - Jeff Howe - Howe files his notebook which leads off with the Caserio situation, and also has some additional notes with comments from Dont'a Hightower and Kyle Arrington.


New England Patriots free agent profile: LB Brandon Spikes -  Nick Underhill - Underhill has a good read on Spikes, and gives his reasons why the team will/won't sign him this offseason.


Bill Reynolds: Patriots have no lock on the Lombardi - Bill Reynolds - Reynolds is frustrated with the perception that it's as if the fans believe it's some regional birthright that the Patriots will always be very good and always win.


Second look at 2nd-year Patriots - Field Yates - Yates looks at some of the Patriots who are in their sophomore season, and gives his evaluation of each one.

Cleaning out the Patriots notebook - Mike Reiss - Reiss has a list of thoughts and ponders the idea of what it would be like if Scarnecchia coached the Jets.

Sharing thoughts on Nick Caserio interview - Mike Reiss - Reiss gives his thoughts on Caserio's interview in Miami, and said he would be surprised if Caserio accepted the position.


Dante Scarnecchia: Richard Sherman Rant Wouldn’t Fly With Bill Belichick - Zack Cox - Cox has comments from Scarnecchia who talked about the Seattle cornerback's rants and thought he was "selfish" for saying the things he did after their win last weekend.


Wes Welker won't get embroiled in questions about Aqib Talib hit - Patrick Saunders - Saunders has an article on Welker, who as expected wouldn't comment on last weekend's controversial play that left Bill Belichick upset when it was over.


New England Patriots’ Nick Caserio interviews for Miami Dolphins’ GM job - Adam Beasley - Beasley provides a local take out of Miami on their surprise to see AFC East rival Nick Caserio as a possible candidate for their general manager vacancy.


Patriots executive Nick Caserio latest candidate to emerge in Dolphins GM search - Andrew Abramson - Abramson also has his article on Caserio, and notes that the power structure in Miami so far is what seems to have prevented others from accepting the position.