By: Ian Logue
Patriots make splash in adding Darrelle Revis – Ben Volin – Volin writes that Bill Belichick has crafted a Hall of Fame coaching career out of being unpredictable, and he surprised everyone last night by adding Revis.
Patriots welcome free agents to Foxborough – Ben Volin – Volin files his notebook this morning, which leads off with some of the players who visited Foxboro on Wednesday, as well as some additional transactions.
Jets fans are wallowing in fear after Patriots land Revis – Eric Wilbur – Wilbur mocks the Jets a bit in this piece after seeing the reactions by their fans to the Patriots signing of Darrelle Revis.
Patriots ink All-Pro corner Darrelle Revis – Jeff Howe, Karen Guregian – Howe and Guregian have a column on the addition of Revis, who the Patriots were able to acquire without losing a draft pick after the Bucs weren’t able to land a trade partner and released him.
Patriots Notebook: Aqib Talib takes best package – Jeff Howe – Howe has comments from Talib, who felt that Denver offered him the best total package.
Signing Darrelle Revis was the only choice for Patriots – Karen Guregian – Guregian writes that the Patriots were facing a must-win situation, and they got their man when they added Revis Wedesday.
Aqib Talib takes shot at Patriots – Jeff Legwold – Legwold has comments from Talib’s press conference in Denver yesterday where the now-former Patriots cornerback had some interesting comments about his former team.
Perspectives on Revis and Patriots – Mike Reiss – Reiss has a collection of reactions nationally on the addition of Revis by other reporters.
CB Brandon Browner visiting Patriots – Field Yates – Yates has an entry regarding the visit by Browner, who is expected to visit today.
Stars aligned for Patriots, Revis – Mike Reiss – Reiss has his thoughts on how everything came together for the Revis and feels the Patriots masterfully aced the test in adapting to free agency.
Rapid Reaction: Revis and Patriots – Mike Reiss – Reiss has his quick reactions from the signing, and says, “How’s that for a contingency plan”?
Reports: Patriots meeting with Brandon Browner – In this entry the fact the Patriots are set to meet with Seahawks defensive back Brandon Browner is highlighted.
Howe, Ryan: Time for Edelman to get paid – Jeff Howe and Bob Ryan were on Sports Tonight and feel that it’s time for Julian Edelman to finally get paid, and Ryan feels the team “did not do well” by Edelman by letting him test the market.
New England Patriots 2014 NFL Draft Prospects: Washington TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins is Gronk-like as a receiver, but not a blocker – Nick O’Malley – O’Malley has an entry on Seferian-Jenkins, and gives his thoughts on how he might fit in here in New England.
Donaldson: Revis contract is a win for the Patriots – Jim Donaldson – Donaldson feels that the deal for Revis looks like a good one for New England.
CBS NEW YORK:
REPORT: Patriots Thinking Long-Term Deal After Landing Darrelle Revis – In this article they highlight the report from Albert Breer that the Patriots may be trying to work out a long-term deal to keep Revis in New England.
NEW JERSEY STAR LEDGER:
NFL free agency 2014: Patriots rookies Logan Ryan and Duron Harmon get exposed to business side of the game – Dan Duggan – Duggan has an article on Ryan and Harmon, who are getting their first look at NFL free agency, which saw them already lose teammate Steve Gregory after the Patriots recently released him.