Could Bill Belichick strike a deal with Bill O’Brien for WR Andre Johnson? (USA TODAY Images)

BOSTON HERALD:

Borges: Physical gifts won’t help arrogant Aaron Hernandez now – Ron Borges: Borges has a column on Hernandez and writes that Hernandez is  a chilling reminder that in professional sports you never really know the people you cheer for.

Patriots Notebook: Big battle in backfield – Jeff Howe: Howe files his notebook this morning, which leads off with some notes on the Patriots running backs.

Patriots rookie Jeremy Gallon another film room junkie – Karen Guregian: Guregian has a good article on Gallon, who apparently is a fan of watching a lot of film on similar players at his position.

BOSTON GLOBE:

Future Patriots received a glimpse into their future – Michael Whitmer and Shalise Manza Young: In this morning’s notebook former Michigan players Jeremy Gallon and linebacker Cameron Gordon recalled the visit by Tom Brady to the university last year.

Roy Finch: Patriots Are Getting An ‘Exciting Player’ in Undrafted Running Back – Erik Frenz: Frenz has a good read on the former running back out of Oklahoma.

Words With Frenz mailbag: Dan Connolly and Ryan Wendell Have Competition in Training Camp – Erik Frenz: Frenz has this week’s mailbag and answers a variety of topics.

Roy Finch finds a fit in Foxborough – Michael Whitmer: Whitmer has a good article on Finch, who finds himself now playing for his favorite team.

ESPN BOSTON:

How Houston relocated to New England – Mike Reiss: Reiss has an article on Stephen Houston, who despite multiple offers picked New England because of running backs coach Ivan Fears.

Patriots release TE Beck, LS Hughlett – Mike Reiss: Reiss has a quick entry on the release of these two players.

Agent: Rookie DE Moore signs contract – Mike Reiss: Reiss: Has a report by Zach Moore’s agent that his client had signed his rookie deal.

Gallon gets his fill of Edelman, Welker – Mike Reiss: Reiss has an article on Jeremey Gallon, who is busy getting up to speed in the Patriots’ system.

Picked-up pieces from Patriots’ rookies – Mike Reiss: Reiss has some additional notes on the rookies, with Garoppolo emerging as a leader among offensive players.

ATTLEBORO SUN CHRONICLE:

From Brady’s school to Brady’s team, duo happy to be Patriots – Mark Farinella: Farinella has an article on Gordon and Gallon, who re both adjusting to life with the Patriots.

CSNNE:

Muschamp: Easley a ‘relentless competitor’: Dominique Easley’s former coach at Florida talks with Tom Curran about his former player.

NESN:

Jimmy Garoppolo Already Taking Leadership Role Among Patriots Rookies - Doug Kyed: Kyed has an article on Garoppolo, who is already making an impression on his teammates.

WEEI:

Could Patriots Make Push For Andre Johnson? – Christopher Price: Price has an interesting read and believes that the Patriots and Texans are natural trade partners to potentially bring Johnson to New England.

BLEACHER REPORT:

5 2015 NFL Draft Prospects Patriots Fans Need to Know – James Christensen – Christensen looks at next year’s potential group of prospects in this entry.

MASSLIVE:

Patriots sign Zach Moore, release two others – Nick Underhill: Underhill has a quick entry on the signing of Moore, who becomes the first draft pick under contract for New England.