Thursday's New England Patriots Links 6/5: Patriots sign linebacker James Anderson

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June 05, 2014 at 09:35am ET

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Bill Belichick brought in another LB for his defense Wednesday. (USA TODAY Images)


BOSTON GLOBE:

Patriots sign linebacker James Anderson - Shalise Manza Young: Manza Young files her notebook this morning, which leads off with the signing of Anderson by New England yesterday.

BOSTON HERALD:

Borges: Tom Brady's stock just soared - Ron Borges: Borges has a column this morning and feels Brady won't "take one for the team" in 2015.

ESPN BOSTON:

Pats sign former Bears LB Anderson - Mike Reiss: Reiss has his report on the addition of Anderson, who is apparently known for his effectiveness in coverage.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft turns 73 today - Mike Reiss: Reiss points out that today is Kraft's birthday, comparing his age against other NFL owners.

Closer look at Pats' linebacker corps - Mike Reiss: Reiss looks at the linebacker position by alignment.

Catching up with some former Patriots - Mike Reiss: Reiss has notes on former Patriots and how they'll be settling into their new roles.

Deep thinking at these spots for Patriots - Field Yates: Yates looks at several positions for the Patriots and gives some great analysis on each one.

PROVIDENCE JOURNAL:

Patriots look to improve protection of Brady - Mark Daniels: Daniels looks at the Patriots protection for Brady in 2014, and feels it needs to be better this season.

MASSLIVE:

Source: Mark Harrison was late to OTAs before being released - Nick Underhill: Underhill reports that Harrison's release may have been fueled by more than just his injury status.

CSNNE:

How will Kaepernick's contract affect Brady? - Kevin Paul Dupont joined Sports Tonight and gave his thoughts on how Colin Kaepernick's new deal might effect Brady's contract situation.

NFL.COM:

McDaniels: Danny Amendola was like a rookie in 2013 - Kevin Patra: Patra looks at comments by McDaniels from the Boston Globe that talked about what Amendola's first season was like.

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