Thursday's New England Patriots Links 6/19 - Thompkins being pushed by teammates

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June 19, 2014 at 09:36am ET

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Darrelle Revis Doesn't Finish Patriots Practice - Zuri Berry: Berry has a quick entry on the fact Revis took part in the warmups and opening drills but didn't finish practice.

Tom Brady not planning on 'vacation' - Christopher Gasper: Gasper has a column on the fact that despite the fact the Patriots are on the verge of some time off, Brady remained all business Wednesday.

Kenbrell Thompkins being pushed by teammates - Shalise Manza Young: Manza Young has an article on Thompson, who has had to battle two terrific cornerbacks in practice, which will likely make him a better player.

Darrelle Revis' practice exit a mystery - Benjamin Volin & Shalise Manza Young: In today's notebook it leads off with the fact Revis didn't finish practice, with Belichick not willing to elaborate after practice.

Will Smith sees Patriots as path to Super Bowl - Ben Volin: Volin has an article this morning on Smith, who believes the Patriots have a good chance to be playing in Arizona in February.


Tom Brady responds to criticism: 'My wife thinks I play pretty good' - Jeff Howe: Howe has comments from Brady, who responded to the criticism he's received in the media this offseason.

Patriots Notebook: Darrelle Revis goes missing - Jeff Howe: Howe filed his note book this morning, which leads off with the fact Revis missed his first session since the media has been able to vew the workouts.

Kenbrell Thompkins is focused - Rich Thompson: Thompson has an article on the second year receiver, who said yesterday he's "in a good place mentally".

Tom Brady won't back off - Jeff Howe: Howe has an article on Brady, who was still working 20 minutes after practice on Wednesday.

Will Smith rushes to defense's aid - Karen Guregian: Guregian has a good read on Smith, who said he felt that the Patriots were the best fit for him.


Cleaning out the minicamp notebook - Mike Reiss: Reiss has additional notes from yesterday, which saw Josh Boyce tweak something during yesterday's practice.

Thompkins takes advantage of reps - Mike Reiss: Reiss has an article on Thompson, who battled against Brandon Browner and won yesterday.

Snapshots: Scenes from minicamp - This entry contains some photos from yesterday.

Veteran Will Smith settles in with Pats - Mike Reiss: Reiss has comments from Smith, who is excited for the upcoming season with his new team.

Sixth-round chip still on Brady's shoulder - Mike Reiss: Reiss notes that Brady pointed out that it was his hard mental work that helped him overcome his physical limitations when he got the NFL.

What stood out from Pats minicamp - Mike Reiss: Reiss has a good rundown from what happened during practice Wednesday, which also included the fact Ryan Mallett was wearing a knee brace.

Some context regarding Kevin Williams, DTs - Mike Reiss: Reiss runs through the DT position, giving some analysis on each one.


Devin McCourty: Darrelle Revis Buying In To Patriots’ Team-First Mentality - Doug Kyed: Kyed has an article with comments from McCourty on how Revis is fitting in so far.


Felger: 'Can Belichick just say Revis is a great player?' - In this video Felger wonders why Belichick can't just admit that Revis is a great player after the usual comments from him this week regarding the vetteran cornerback.


Report: Patriots 'in the mix' for free agent cornerback Brandon Flowers - Christopher Price: Price follows up on a report from the Baltimore Sun, which has the Patriots among teams interested in the free agent.

Wednesday Mini Camp Notes: QB's in Focus on Hot Day in Foxboro - Christopher Price: Price has a good rundown from yesterday, including the fact Jimmy Garoppolo showed some improvement.


Tom Brady Speaks at Minicamp: In this video Brady speaks to the media, and you can view his session here.

James Develin adding tight end to his resume - Paul Perillo: Perillo has a good write up on Develin, who got some work at the tight end spot during these workouts.