Wednesday's Patriots News Links 7/2

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July 02, 2014 at 08:00am ET

Buckley: Tom Brady’s too-low rating is not worst part of new ESPN rankings
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Matthew Slater returns to Patriots on two-year deal
Patriots tackle Tony Garcia says he is 'cleared to play again'
Jason McCourty excited to follow Devin's winning ways

Patriots CB Brandon Browner. (USA TODAY Images)

A condensed version of the links on this Wednesday, but here's a quick rundown of what's available this morning:


Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston has an article on the receivers and gives his thoughts on who he feels are locks to make the roster this year in what is a competitive group - READ MORE


Oliver Thomas has a good read looking at Brandon Browner in coverage - READ MORE


Doug Kyed looks at the Patriot secondary and wonders how they'll sort through all the collective talent they have this year. - READ MORE

In this video you'll see Rob Gronkowski Dancing With Robert Kraft At Jay Z-Beyonce Concert - READ MORE


Pat Kirwin of CBS Sports ranks the top 100 players he feels still manage to thrive despite facing some obstalces - READ MORE


Nick Underhill of is ranking the top 10 New England Patriots heading into training camp, and explains the reason why three receivers all came up at #10 on his list - CLICK HERE


James Christensen has an article on who he feels will be the last players in and out for the Patriots - READ MORE


Some Ex-NFL players who are taking part in a program called “Basic Training — It’s My Business” at Babson College this week, which is a program being run in conjunction with The Trust, an organization backed by the NFL Players Association to support retired football players and includes former Patriots LB Matt Chatham. - READ MORE


Former Patriots WR Cedric Jones caught up with NFL Engagement Insider Jim Gehman, and the full interview is on - READ MORE

That's it for today, but the normal news and notes column will resume in full tomorrow.