Monday's New England Patriots Links 4/7 - Moves the Pats Will Regret Not Making

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April 07, 2014 at 10:28am ET

Rob Gronkowski crashes the party
Cordarrelle Patterson nice grab on special teams
AP source: Raiders trade returner Cordarrelle Patterson to Patriots
Guregian: Has anyone caught up with Patriots in the AFC?
Speros: It’s not so much ‘Tom vs. Time’ but Tom vs. time to say goodbye


Pro Day workouts mean little to NFL teams - Ben Volin - In case you missed it, Volin has a great Sunday football notes entry which includes a terrific bit on how Bill Belichick knew whether or not quarterback prospects had read the entire playbook.

Report: Jacobs family eyes NFL's Buffalo Bills - In this report it appears the Bruins owner could be in play to by the Bills.


LeGarrette Blount reality: RBs disposable - Karen Guregian - Guregian has an article from yesterday on the fact the Patriots don't pay for rotational players, which is a category Blount unfortunately fell under.


Mel Kiper on safeties, QBs and CBs - Mike Reiss - Reiss has an entry talking about his discussion with Mel Kiper about the NFL Draft, which contains some interesting tidbits.

Quick-hit thoughts around NFL & Pats - Mike Reiss - Like Volin's article if you missed Reiss' entry yesterday, lots of great stuff as usual.


Sunday NFL Notes: When it comes to putting together a draft-related deal, who is Bill Belichick most likely to call? - Christopher Price - Price has a good read in his Sunday Notes, which leads off talking about Belichick's favorite trade partners.


Felger: Wouldn't surprise me if Patriots took Manziel - Michael Felger said on Sports Sunday that he wouldn't be surprised if the Patriots took Johnny Manziel in next month's draft.


Tom Brady Took a Photo With Snoop Dogg - Alex Suskind - Suskind noted a picture posted on Snoop Dogg's Twitter page of he and Patriots QB Tom Brady.


Bill Belichick’s Goal-Post Proposal Causing Problems For Manufacturers - Doug Kyed - Kyed has a note on the problems the extension to the goal posts are causing the manufacturers that make them.

Robert Kraft Calls Into Podcast To Thank Adam Carolla For Raised Goal Posts - The Patriots owner apparently called into Rich Eisen's podcast to thank Carolla, who was a guest on the show, for his championing the cause of raising the goal posts.


Making Sense of Patrick Chung's Surprise Return to the Patriots - Oliver Thomas - Thomas has a good read with his thoughts on the team's decision to bring Chung back into the fold.

Moves the Pats Will Regret Not Making - James Christensen - Christensen has a good read noting some of the moves the Patriots will or won't regret some of their offseason decisions.


Reassessing Patriots' Offseason Plan and Breaking Down What's Left to Address - Mike Dussault - Good stuff from our friend over at who looks at the remaining needs for the Patriots this offseason.


Daniel Radcliffe starstruck after meeting Tom Brady - A funny note on Radcliffe meeting Tom Brady, who got a compliment from Gisele after he walked away.