By: Ian Logue
Patriots Notebook: Brandon LaFell set to catch balls all over field – Jeff Howe – Howe files his notebook this morning, which leads off with notes on LaFell who said he was impressed with the “pinpoint” accuracy of Tom Brady during his conference call.
Patriots propose radical NFL rule changes – Ben Volin – Volin recaps several rule changes the Patriots proposed to the league yesterday, which includes raising the goal posts by five feet and moving the line of scrimmage back on extra points.
Undeserved hit on Pats’ injury reporting – Mike Reiss – Reiss has comments with his thoughts on the recent comments from Aqib Talib and Brandon Spikes, whose recent statements regarding the Patriots’ reporting of injuries has the team under fire.
LaFell: Tom Brady’s presence a clincher – Mike Reiss – Reiss has some comments from LaFell, who admitted Tom Brady’s presence was a big factor in his decision to sign in New England.
Patriots add LS Charley Hughlett – Mike Reiss – Reiss has an entry with information on the Patriots signing Hughlett.
Patriots make four rule proposals – Mike Reiss – Reiss has an entry discussing the four rule changes proposed by the Patriots.
Taking stock of Patriots’ salary cap – Mike Reiss – Reiss goes through the team’s current salary cap situation and outlines some of the remaining obstacles they face as they try and get a little more breathing room.
Closer look at Edelman’s contract – Mike Reiss – Reiss takes an in-depth look at Edelman’s new deal, with details on each year throughout the receiver’s four-year contract.
NFL Draft’s Potential Patriots: Florida State WR Kelvin Benjamin – Meredith Penn – Penn looks at the Florida State receiver and discusses where the Patriots could draft him.
Money Talks—and Walks – Peter King – King has three questions with Aqib Talib, who talks about why he signed with Denver.
ATTLEBORO SUN CHRONICLE:
Kraft Group seeks to add events pavilion in Foxboro – Frank Mortimer – Mortimer writes that there are plans to build a 20,000-square-foot, free-standing pavilion outside Gillette Stadium.
Ravens catch Smith, so Patriots go big for LaFell – Rich Garven – Garven looks at the fact the Patriots were set to meet with Steve Smith before the Ravens locked him up, so instead they signed LaFell who is thrilled to be a Patriot.
New Patriot LaFell comfortable with supporting role – Paul Kenyon – Kenyon has comments from LaFell, who doesn’t feel his former qurterback, Cam Newton, is at Tom Brady’s level yet.