Thursday's New England Patriots Links 5/15: Dobson doubtful for the start of OTAs

Ian Logue
May 15, 2014 at 09:55am ET

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Dobson appears to be behind in his recovery. (USA TODAY Images)


Borges: Don’t be so sure on Tom Brady - Ron Borges: This article is from yesterday, but got buried among the Herald's links.  Borges believes that the Patriots could have a problem coming up onDon’t be so sure on Tom Brady their hands with Brady's contract if he's not happy with his salary.


Peter King's thoughts on Garoppolo pick - Mike Reiss: Reiss has an excerpt from an interview with King, who talked about the pick of Jimmy Garoppolo by the Patriots.

Undrafted rookies & guaranteed money - Mike Riess & Field Yates: Reiss and Yates look at the amount of guaranteed money for the Patriots rookie free agents.

Following up on NFL draft-day stories - Mike Reiss: Reiss has his final thoughts on the rumored trade for Mallett.

Leftovers from some Patriots rookies - Mike Reiss: Reiss has some thoughts on some of the rookies, with some good insight on several of them.

Patriots rookie jersey numbers - Mike Reiss: Reiss has an update with jersey numbers for the rookies, including the fact Garoppolo will be wearing #10.


Source: Aaron Dobson doubtful for the start of OTAs - Nick Underhill: Underhill writes that Dobson doesn't appear that he'll meet the optimistic end of his recovery timeline.

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandon Coleman has "no idea" why he slipped in NFL Draft, moving on - Ryan Dunleavy: In this article Dunleavy has a note on the fact Coleman also had an offer from the Patriots before deciding on New Orleans.


Around the League - Andrew Brandt: Brandt has some interesting thoughts about Tom Brady's salary now that the team has brought Garoppolo into the mix.


Plenty of heart for Asa Watson - Mark Farinella: Farinella has a good read on Watson, who is battling himself at this point as he tries to earn a roster spot.