Will Bill Belichick and the Patriots make a splash in free agency? (USA TODAY Images)

BOSTON HERALD:

Patriots Notebook: CB Alterraun Verner ready to listen to any offer – Jeff Howe – Howe files his notebook this morning which leads off with the fact that if the Patriots can’t retain Aqib Talib, Verner has expressed interest in coming to New England.

Callahan: Patriots gotta go for it – Gerry Callahan – Callhan files a column this morning and believes that the Patriots should do like they did before 2007 and make the necessary moves to contend for a title this season.

Villani: As Tom Brady window closes, it’s time for Patriots to adapt – Chris Villani – Villani writes that the Patriots have been predictable when it comes to free agency, and they need to adapt given the circumstances.

BOSTON GLOBE:

Patriots receiver Aaron Dobson out 2-3 months - Ben Volin – Volin files his notebook this morning, which leads off with the fact that after undergoing surgery to repair a stress fracture in his foot, he’s expected to miss 2-3 months.

Patriots have priorities to address in free agency – Ben Volin – Volin has his “On Football” column for this morning, and discusses the Patriots free agent situation along with who he feels they could target.

ESPN BOSTON:

Brady, Edelman work out in California – Mike Reiss – Reiss has an entry on the fact Brady and Edelman were seen working out in California, and hopes the two continue working together.

Free-agent fit: Offensive line – Mike Reiss – Reiss looks at potential free agent fits for the Patriots offensive line as he continues his series.

Patriots aren’t getting bang for bucks – Mike Reiss – Reiss argues the point that the Patriots aren’t “going for it”, which is what many are hoping for this offseason.

MASS LIVE:

New England Patriots 2014 NFL Draft Prospects: Ohio State QB Kenny Guiton is more than a college backup, enough for an NFL backup – Christopher Jason – Jason spotlights Guiton, who he believes could be a good backup for New England.

Source: New England Patriots WR Aaron Dobson had surgery to repair stress fracture – Nick Underhill – Underhill has a report on Dobson, with his report pointing out that the team was hopeful the injury would heal on its own but unfortunately that wasn’t the case.

WEEI:

Cornerback Alterraun Verner: Patriots ‘definitely a possibility’ – Christopher Price – Price has quotes from Verner, who named New England as a potential landing spot for him.

CSNNE:

Patriots have had internal discussions about Revis – Mike Giardi – Giardi reports that the Patriots have had internal discussions about Darrelle Revis, although he doesn’t have specifics regarding them.

Patriots free agent wish list – Tom Curran – Curran writes that it’s “howling time” again and podners who the Patriots may target in free agency.

ESPN CLEVELAND:

The Browns’ first free agent buy looks back and ahead at the team he adopted – Tony Grossi – Grossi has a write-up on Browns’ former center Dave Wohlabaugh, who they stole from the Patriots on the first day of free agency back in 1999.