Wednesday's New England Patriots Links 5/7: Jerod Mayo: 'Glad to be back now'

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May 07, 2014 at 08:33am ET

Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski skip OTA
No Brady or Gronk, but plenty of storylines at Patriots OTAs
Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski not at the start of the team's OTA's today
NFL notes: Don't be surprised if Deatrich Wise Jr., Derek Rivers rise up for Patriots
New Patriots DL Danny Shelton preps to hit the hill


Breaking down the Patriots roster as draft nears - Michael Whitmer: Whitmer looks at each position with notes on each player along with when they're signed through.


Nix seems a Wilfork fix - Karen Guregian: Guregian has an article on Nix, who she feels is so similar to Wilfork it's hard not to take notice.


Jerod Mayo: 'Glad to be back now' - Mike Reiss: Reiss has a good article on Mayo, who is feeling good as he comes back from last season's torn pectoral muscle.

10 Perfect Patriots: Stephon Tuitt - Mike Reiss: Reiss spotlights the standout from Notre Dame, and feels Tuitt's rare physical traits make him a good fit.

Davin Joseph took visit to Patriots - Mike Reiss and Field Yates: The two report that free agent guard Davin Joseph recently visited.

Weekly Patriots mail is delivered - Mike Reiss: Reiss posted his weekly mailbag yesterday, which as usual had some interesting topics covered.

1-Year deal for DE Will Smith: Mike Reiss: Reiss has additional details on Smith's deal in this entry.

A feel for the 206th draft pick - Mike Reiss: Reiss looks at the picks made at that spot dating back to 2002.


NFL Draft's Potential Patriots: Mississippi WR Donte Moncrief - Meredith Perri: Perri has a profile on Donte Moncrief, with some analysis on the Mississippi receiver.


NFL Mock Draft 2014: New England Patriots beat writer Nick Underhill makes his Round 1 picks - Nick Underhill: Underhill has his latest mock draft, and sees Dominique Easley as the Patriots pick in round one.


New England Patriots Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer - Erik Frenz:'s Erik Frenz has his latest article in Bleacher report, and looks at the team's needs heading into this week's draft.


The MMQB Mock Draft: Who Teams Should Select - Greg Bedard: Bedard looks at how he feels the draft should go Thursday night.


Ken Vetrano's Final Week Mock Draft: First Round - Ken Vetrano: Vetrano has his final mock for this week, and feels a wide receiver should be in New England's future.


Patriots Beat: New England looks to address needs in NFL draft - Mike Lowe: Lowe has an article with positions of need heading into Thursday night's draft.


Hip-hop mogul puts bid on Tom Brady's $50M mansion - WCVB Boston: In this article it appears Brady and Gisele Bundchen's California mansion is getting interest from Dr. Dre.