Thursday's New England Patriots Links 1/30/14 - Larry Fitzgerald just fairy tale

Thursday's New England Patriots Links 1/30/14 - Larry Fitzgerald just fairy tale

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January 30, 2014 at 09:34am ET

Prosecutors decry abatement rule
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Patriots land another talent in ex-Jets linebacker David Harris
Patriots agree to two-year deal with LB David Harris

Here are this morning's top stories:

BOSTON.COM:

Restructuring Vince Wilfork's deal in a way that works for both sides - Erik Frenz - Frenz has an entry focusing on what it would take to restructure Wilfork's contract so that it makes sense for both sides.

Patriots add defensive assistant Brendan Daly - Zuri Berry - Berry has a note on the addition of Daly in this entry.

Why does Bill Belichick hate Wes Welker? - Dan Shaughnessy - Shaugnessy has a column this morning and asked Welker "why does Bill hate you?"

BOSTON HERALD:

Notebook: Larry Fitzgerald just fairy tale - Jeff Howe - Howe files his notebook this morning and writes that the Patriots and Cardinals never engaged in serious trade negotiations regarding Fitzgerald.

Adam Vinatieri 'disappointed' when Patriots fans boo him - Jeff Howe - Howe has comments from Vinatieri about what it's like for him when he visits Gillette Stadium.

NESN:

Bill Belichick’s Notre Dame, Ohio State Ties Might Surpass Rutgers As Draft Source - Doug Kyed - Kyed has a good article this morning focusing on the Patriots draft history and the coaches they've played for.

Aaron Donald, Louis Nix Are Best Defensive Tackles For Patriots In 2014 NFL Draft - Doug Kyed - Kyed has an entry focusing on the defensive tackle position and who New England may focus on.

Pete Carroll Cites 'Limitations' For Failure As Patriots Coach In 1990s - Trevor Cullen - Cullen has an interesting piece on Carroll and why he didn't succeed in New England.

ESPN:

A few follow-ups on Brendan Daly - Mike Reiss - Reiss has some good analysis and insight regarding the addition of Daly in this entry.

Dream scenario: Brady to Fitzgerald - Mike Reiss - Reiss talks about Fitzgerald and feels the possibility is more of a dream than a reality.

WEEI:

Free agent snapshot: Dennis Pitta - Christopher Price - Price spotlights Pitta in this entry, adding a tight end who the Patriots may opt to pursue this offseason.

CSNNE:

Vinatieri disappointed by boos at Gillette - Staff Report - This entry has comments from former Patriot Adam Vinatieri, who talked about how fans have reacted each time he's returned to Gillette since going to Indianapolis.

MASSLIVE:

Broncos WR Eric Decker says Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels has 'a brilliant mind' - Nick Underhill - Underhill has an entry with comments from Decker, who having played for McDaniels and was thankful he was drafted by him.

BLEACHER REPORT:

5 Big Splashes Patriots Could Realistically Make in Free Agency - James Christensen - Christensen has a look at who he feels could be an option for New England during free agency.

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