A quiet morning, but here are today’s top stories:

BOSTON GLOBE:

Tom Brady, Bill Belichick hit the links in Cali – Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein – in this article Belichick and Brady are noted as the two played a practice round on Wednesday during the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

Kyle Arrington to undergo groin surgery – Shalise Manza Young – Manza Young has an article on Arrington, who is expected to recover in about six weeks from his groin surgery.

BOSTON HERALD:

Patriots Notebook: Detailing his departure, Pepper Johnson lets loose – Jeff Howe – Howe files his notebook this morning, which leads off with more details on Pepper Johnson’s comments.

ESPN BOSTON:

Kyle Arrington to have surgery – Mike Reiss – Reiss also has a note on Arrington, who is reportedly undergoing his surgery on Friday.

Snapshot look at Patriots’ health report – Field Yates – Yates takes a look at New England’s players who were injured last season with thoughts on each one.

Patriots positional review: Specialists – Field Yates – Yates looks at the Patriots’ special teams unit, with some analysis on each position.

WEEI:

Canadian Star Henoc Muamba, Who Has Worked Out For the Patriots, Released By CFL Team to Pursue Opportunities – Christopher Price – Price has an article with some notes on Muamba, who the Patriots showed interest in last year.

Thoughts on Julian Edelman, Aqib Talib and franchise tag – Christopher Price – Price has some thoughts on a variety of topics, including which player may be franchised during this offseason.

CSNNE:

Free agent analysis: Fletcher’s bigger role probably elsewhere – Tom Curran – Curran looks at Dane Fletcher, and wonders if he’d receive a bigger role elsewhere.

BLEACHER REPORT:

5 Cuts That Could Create Serious Cap Space for the New England  – James Christensen – Our friend from NEPatriotsDraft.com looks at five players who he believes could create cap space for the team.

NASUA TELEGRAPH:

Looks like Robert Kraft’s Patriots are content to simply contend – Joe Marchilena – Marchilena has a column this morning on the Patriots and feels Robert Kraft is content settling for AFC East championships instead of winning a title.

FOX SPORTS:

You can own Super Bowl ring given to man behind ‘Spygate’ camera – In this entry they note that Matt Estrella – the man who was the scapegoat during the “spygate” controversy is reportedly selling his Super Bowl ring.

PROVIDENCE JOURNAL:

Bill Reynolds: After those modest seasons in Foxboro, Carroll’s career soared – Bill Reynolds – Reynolds has a column on Carroll’s days in Foxboro, and what’s transpired for him since he left.