By: Ian Logue
Robert Kraft and Patriots players get active – Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein: Here’s a quick article from the globe about the recent Play60 event that was held at a local school in Foxboro, with a good photo of Kraft giving high-fives to the students.
Patriots Notebook: Kraft has nothing new to say on Aaron Hernandez – Karen Guregian: Guregian files this morning’s notebook with comments from Robert Kraft on Hernandez, and he didn’t have much to say.
Robert Kraft chimes in on Tom Brady’s future during NFL Network interview – Karen Guregian: Guregian has comments from Kraft’s appearance on NFL Network, and hopes Jimmy Garoppolo isn’t a starter for a long time.
Five focal points as Patriots take the field – Jeff Howe: Howe has some points to watch during OTA’s, including the battle of Brady vs Darrelle Revis in practice, along with potential breakout candidates.
Wilfork’s progress a top area to monitor – Mike Reiss: Reiss writes that Wilfork’s recovery is one of the Patriots’ key things to watch, and he appeared to be moving well in a video posted on the team’s official website Thursday.
Robert Kraft talks Brady’s future on NFLN – Mike Reiss: Reiss also has comments from Robert Kraft’s appearance on NFL Network’s “Total Access program Thursday night.
Garoppolo at Premiere, not today’s OTA – Mike Reiss: Reiss writes that Jimmy Garoppolo was among a group of rookies required to attend the NFL Players Association Rookie Premiere event in Hollywood, California and as a result wasn’t practicing with the team.
Goodell joins Pats for ‘Moms Safety Clinic’ – Mike Reiss: Reiss has a report on the team’s “Moms Football Safety Clinic”, which featured a visit by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.
Logan Ryan open for all possibilities – Mike Reiss: Reiss has a good article on Logan Ryan, who has heard the speculation about him making a potential transition to safety.
Some picked-up Patriots pieces – Mike Reiss: Reiss has some additional bits of information, including the fact that rookie free agent receiver Van Hooser will wear the discarded #81 that Aaron Hernandez previously wore.
Weekly Patriots chat recap – Mike Reiss: Reiss held his weekly chat yesterday, which discussed a variety of topics including how Andre Johnson might fit in here in New England.
Focusing on depth for Patriots – Field Yates: Yates looks at the team’s depth at some key positions, and feels that if Jerod Mayo returns to 100%, the team is in good shape at the linebacker position.
Robert Kraft: Tom Brady ‘has a lot of play left’ – Christopher Price: Price also has an entry with comments from Kraft, who also said he hopes Brady finishes his career here.
Gresh: Finley not a fit for Patriots – In this video Andy Gresh discusses why he feels Jermichael Finley wouldn’t be a good fit here in New England.
Patriots spread cheer – Kassmin Williams: Williams has a good local read from the team’s recent Play60 event at a local Foxboro school, which featured a host of players on hand including Rob Gronkowski, Ryan Allen, Julian Edelman, Duron Harmon, Shane Vereen, Michael Hoomanawanui, Danny Amendola and Joe Vellano.
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New Britain native Lasondra Greene returns to cheer NE Patriots – Susan Corica: Corica has another article this morning about an additional local woman who was selected as a member of this year’s Patriots Cheerleaders squad.
5 Possible Secret Superstars for the Patriots in 2014 – James Christensen: Christensen has an article on wh he believes could emerge as big impact players in 2014.