Wednesday's New England Patriots Links 6/11 - How Pats' new D will help Brady

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June 11, 2014 at 09:02am ET

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Pats hunks at your service - In this piece there's a quick note on a charity event by Danny Amendola, who will be holding a Celebrity Waiter Night at Towne Stove and Spirits in Boston. Proceeds benefit Amendola’s Catches for Kids Foundation.


How Pats' new D will help Brady - Mike Reiss: Reiss has this week's mailbag, which addresses some thoughts on New England's defense and how it will affect their offensive success.

A few leftover pieces of Patriots mail - Mike Reiss: Reiss has some leftover bits from his mailbag, including an interesting bit on how the addition of Darrelle Revis might make the recievers better.

Kevin Williams discusses Pats visit - Mike Reiss: Reiss has an article on Williams, including an appearance on Sirius XM NFL Radio today, Williams spoke about his conversations with Bill Belichick.

Jamie Collins eyed as breakout performer - Mike Reiss: Reiss looks at Collins' snap counts from last season and points out the steady progression he made down the stretch.

UNH's Auffray in; Maine's Johnson out - Mike Reiss: Reiss looks at yesterday's transaction involving the addition of tight end Kyle Auffray and the release of Maine receiver Derrick Johnson.

Kraft talks draft, Boston as possible host - Mike Reiss: Reiss has comments from Kraft, who discussed the possibility of the draft being hosted in Boston.

Brady: Work on team chemistry, discipline - Mike Reiss: Reiss has comments from Brady from earlier this week where he talked about the work their doing now to help establish the type of team they'll be this season.

Jerod Mayo happy to be full participant - Mike Reiss: Reiss has an entry on Mayo, who talked about his progress so far after coming back from a torn pectoral muscle.

Tom Brady: Team goals matter most - Mike Reiss: Reiss has a good column on Brady, who spoke passionately earlier this week about the statistics that mean the most to him, which are wins and losses.

Tom Brady admires teamwork in NBA Finals - Mike Reiss: In this entry Brady discussed his interest in the NBA Finals, noting that despite the stars on each team they wouldn't be successful.

Dominique Easley & Pats' defensive front - Mike Reiss: Reiss looks at the defensive front depth chart, and has notes from's "Audibles" blog, which gets deep into an Easley film study.


Kevin Williams: Bill Belichick Said I’d Be Rotational Player For Patriots - Doug Kyed: Kyed has an article on Williams, who talked about where he'll fit into the Patriots' defense.


Giardi: Consistency the key to Patriots long term success - In this video CSNNE's Mike Giardi talked about how the Patriots have set the tone in terms of consistency in the NFL.

Williams: 'We'd have a good rotation' if on Pats - Phil Perry: Perry has a good article with comments from free agent defensive tackle Kevin Williams, who joined Sirius XM's show "Blitz" on Tuesday.

Who's the better fit: Finley or Keller? - Phil Perry: Perry has an article weighing what each player could bring to the table in New England.


Ask PFW: Positions of need - Paul Perillo: Perillo has his latest mailbag and answers a variety of questions, including the fact he feels the team should be much better this season than they were in 2013.

Tom Brady & The Rookie: Preparing for the summit climb - John Rooke: Rooke writes that Brady will be looking to reach the summit one more time this season as a Super Bowl Champion.


Revis is just what the Patriots needed - Maureen Mullen: Mullen has a good article on Darrelle Revis, who she feels should make a big difference in their defense this season.


Reflective Robert Kraft marks 20 years as owner of Patriots - Mark Daniels: Daniels has a perspective on the fact this season will mark Robert Kraft's 20th anniversary owning the team.


5 Bold (and Slightly Less Bold) Predictions for the 2014 New England Patriots - James Christensen: Christensen has a column with some interesting thoughts on the upcoming season.

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Gronkowski to do 'meet and greet' fundraiser at Wegmans - Here's a quick note on an upcoming fundraiser where fans can meet Rob Gronkowski, with the tight end trying to raise money for his "Gronk Nation Youth Foundation".