Here are this morning’s top stories:


Peyton Manning was powerless in Super Bowl – Dan Shaughnessy – With the Patriots sidelined and the Broncos being the ones embarrassed Sunday night, Shaughnessy has the luxury of tearing down Manning in this column.

Jennifer Garner endorses Tom Brady – The globe has a bit this morning with a note on Jennifer Garner, who admitted that she’s a Patriots fan.  She’s married to Boston native Ben Affleck, so no real surprise there.


Borges: Omaha to Oh my God – Ron Borges – Borges gets to join in on the fun with a column of his own this morning.


Patriots positional review: LB – Field Yates – Yates takes a look at the linebacker position which includes a breakdown of each player.

Sharing Super Bowl thoughts – Mike Reiss – Reiss has his thoughts following last night’s game, including a reminder on all the people talking about “loading up” the team for Tom Brady.


Free agent analysis: Decision looms on Talib – Tom Curran – Curran has comments from Robert Kraft regarding Aqib Talib, who said he wants him here and plans on balancing out “what he is worth”.

Welker: Super Bowl loss ’embarrassing’ – Phil Perry – Perry has comments from Welker after their blowout loss last night, with the receiver admitting he didn’t expect that to happen.


Could Sebastian Vollmer contract serve as Blueprint for New Deals for Talib and Edelman? – Christopher Price – For anyone who missed Price’s notes column on Sunday, there are some great little tidbits in this entry.


2014 NFL Draft Close-Up: Texas Tech Tight End Jace Amaro – Oliver Thomas – Thomas has a close-up look at Amaro and points out that the tight end is also coached by former Patriots QB Kliff Kingsbury.


Patriots 2014 Mock Draft with Scouting Profiles – James Christensen – Our friend James Christensen from has an article with his Patriots mock draft, which includes scouting reports on each player.


Report: Patriots didn’t want to work at Jets’ facility – Marc Sessler – Sessler has an article on the fact that had the Patriots beaten Denver, they would have likely worked out at Rutgers instead of the Jets’ facility.


Pats must ‘Go for it!’ immediately – Bill Burt – Burt has a column this morning and feels the team needs to go for it in 2014.