By: Ian Logue
Here are this morning’s top stories:
Will Tom Brady and Bill Belichick win another Super Bowl? – Adam Kaufman – Kaufman ponders the future and wonders if Brady and Belichick will win one more ring while they remain together.
Patriots position by position grades: offense – Zuri Berry – Berry has grades for the offense, and feels looking back the season could have been better.
Notebook: Eric LeGrand big fan of Bill Belichick – Jeff Howe – Howe files his notebook this morning and leads off with the relationship with paralyzed Rutgers player Eric LeGrand, and then includes some additional notes.
Patriots positional review: TE/FB – Field Yates – Yates continues his positional evaluations, and moves onto the tight end and fullback position this morning.
Tedy’s thoughts on playoff expansion – Mike Reiss – Reiss has notes on Tedy Bruschi, who offers up an open letter with his thoughts on playoff expansion, and has some interesting opinions on the matter.
Angelo’s view on ‘misguided’ Pats plan – Mike Reiss – Reiss has an article with comments from former Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo, who was critical of the Patriots’ team building approach in 2013.
Free agent snapshot: Anquan Boldin – Christopher Price – Price takes a look at Boldin, who is a player he feels could appeal to New England this offseason.
New England Patriots free agent profile: CB Aqib Talib – Nick Underhill – Underhill continues his free agent profiles, and this time focuses on Talib who solidified New England’s secondary.
Replacing Scarnecchia will be ‘hard’ for DeGuglielmo – Tom Curran – Curran has an article on new offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo, who has quite the job ahead in replacing Scarnecchia.
Tom Brady, Bill Belichick Participating In Pebble Beach Pro-Am – Doug Kyed -Kyed has an article on Brady and Belichick’s plans for after the Super Bowl.
Former Patriots player Dennis Wirgowski passes away – The Patriots released a statement regarding the passing of Wirgowski, who played with the Patriots from 1970-72.
Reflecting on the Pats’ season – David Pevear – Pevear ponders whether or not it was Bill Belichick’s best coaching job ever, and disagrees that this is desperation time for 36-year-old Tom Brady.
PORTLAND DAILY SUN:
Former Patriot Patrick Pass to visit local church – The newspaper reports that Pass will be visiting the Next Level Church during Super Bowl weekend from Feb. 1-2.
Tom Brady — Who Needs the Super Bowl … I’ve Got Gisele’s Ass – The website has pictures of Brady and his wife and states that it’s now obvious why Brady won’t be watching the Super Bowl.