By: Ian Logue
Here are this morning’s top stories:
Money may send Vince Wilfork away – Jeff Howe – Howe writes about Wilfork, who he feels may see his decade-long tenure with the team coming to an end.
Patriots Notebook: Darrelle Revis’s contract a bit complicated Jeff Howe – Howe files his notebook this morning, which leads off with some of the details involved in the Revis deal.
Vince Wilfork era could be ending for Patriots – Ben Volin – Volin has an article on the situation with Wilfork, who asked for his release on Thursday.
Darrelle Revis deal includes Patriots option for 2015 – Matt Pepin and Ben Volin – Pepin and Volin recap the details of the deal Revis signed to join the Patriots.
Reports conflict on Brandon Browner and Patriots – The Globe has an article on the conflicting reports on whether or not Seahakws free agent cornerback Brandon Browner has actually agreed to terms with New England.
Peyton Manning forced Patriots to get Darrelle Revis – Christopher Gasper – Gasper has a column where he feels in order to beat teams like Denver Belichick realized they needed someone of Revis’ caliber to do it.
Words With Frenz mailbag: Examining remaining options in free agency – Erik Frenz – Frenz has his mailbag for this week, and talks about who the Patriots may still target.
Picked-up pieces on free-agent trail – Mike Reiss – Reiss looks at some remaining stories surrounding some potential free agents, and gives his thoughts on the possible fit for Julian Edelman out in San Francisco.
Pats talking with Brandon Browner – In this report, Adam Schefter reports that Browner wants to be in New England and that they’re close, but “it’s a tough deal to do because of the suspension”.
Julian Edelman to visit 49ers – Mike Reiss – Reiss has an article about the pending visit for Julian Edelman in San Francisco.
Contract at heart of Vince Wilfork news – Mike Reiss – Reiss has his thoughts on the situation with Wilfork and feels that money/respect is at the root of the issue.
Weekly Patriots chat recap – Mike Reiss – Some good stuff as usual in Reiss’ chat transcript from yesterday.
Defensive lineman Tommy Kelly reworks his contract – Christopher Price – Price looks at Tommy Kelly, who appears to have reworked his contract.
Guess you gotta do what you gotta do, Vince . . . – Tom Curran – Curran has his take on how he believes the discussion may have gone down between the Patriots and Vince Wilfork.
New England Patriots 2014 NFL Draft Prospects: Notre Dame DT Louis Nix III could be be the man to fill Vince Wilfork’s shoes – Nick O’Malley – O’Malley spotlights a player who believes could replace Wilfork.
Brandon Browner’s agent was ‘just trying to play hockey’ amid false reports – Steve DelVecchio – DelVecchio has an article where Browner’s agent apparently wasn’t pleased that reports surfaced about his client when there wasn’t a solid deal in place for his services.
Patriots’ Contract With Revis A 2-Year Deal For Salary Cap Purposes – in this entry more details of Darrelle Revis’ contract are highlighted, with reports revealing the Patriots actually struck a two-year deal with him.