BOSTON HERALD:

Duron Harmon eyes role as a starter - Jeff Howe: Howe has a good article this morning on Duron Harmon, who is focused on becoming the starting safety alongside Devin McCourty.

Jimmy Garoppolo poised but remains a project –  Karen Guregian: Guregian has an article on Garoppolo, with comments from players who are surprised at how confident the rookie seems early on.

Patriots Notebook: Stevan Ridley vows to earn his keep – Jeff Howe: Howe files his notebook this morning, which leads off with a focused Ridley as the running back hopes to put his fumbling issues behind him.

Brandon LaFell leans on new teammates – Adam Kurkjian: Kurkjian has an article on LaFell, who says “it’s been the craziest two or three months of my life” during his transition to New England.

BOSTON GLOBE:

Numberless Patriots taught to think team first – Ben Volin: Volin has his “On Football” column for this morning and talks about the lack of uniform numbers, as well as the fact Julian Edelman is now the “Alpha Dog” of the team.

Brandon LaFell: Transition to Patriots not easy – Ben Volin and Shalise Manza Young: The two file their notebook this morning, which leads off with comments from Brandon LaFell who says the transition has been hard, and that he doesn’t “want to look  like a dumb butt on film.”

Patriots Reportedly Visiting with DT Kevin Williams - Zuri Berry – Berry follows up on a report by Tom Curran on Williams’ visit, with the veteran being one of the more durable players during his career.

PATRIOTS.COM:

Patriots Cheerleaders Cancun Calendar Shoot - Day 4 – In this article the team has highlights from the cheerleader’s photo shoot.

NEPATRIOTS.COM:

58 Defensive Line Combinations: A 2013 Patriots Personnel Study – Oliver Thomas: Thomas has a great breakdown of the team’s defensive line from last season.

WEEI:

Revis Effect: New cornerback having impact on Patriots defense, offense – Christopher Price: Price has a good article this morning on the effect having Revis during the workouts is having.

PROVIDENCE JOURNAL:

Patriots Journal: Harmon gearing up for bigger role this season – Mark Daniels: Daniels has a good read on Harmon, who is looking to take a big step in year two.

Brandon LaFell excited to be reunited with James Anderson – Mark Daniels – Daniels has has an article with comments from LaFell, who is glad to be playing with his former teammate.

PROVIDENCE NEWS:

Ridley working on eliminating fumbles – In this article from the AP Ridley talks about his fumble issues and the fact he’s focused on making sure he’s learned from those mistakes.