Patriots Huddle: Tuesday's News, Notes and Links 8/5

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August 05, 2014 at 09:38am ET

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So far Vince Wilfork isn't paying any attention to his Achilles and is feeling good to this point of training camp. (USA TODAY Images)

Here are some links on this Tuesday morning, including links to observations from Monday's joint practices against Washington:



Patriots Camp Report: Day 12 - Mike Reiss: Reiss recaps day one in Washington, noting that watching Darrelle Revis and DeSean Jackson go head-to-head drew some attention.

Observations from Patriots camp: Day 12 - Mike Reiss: Reiss has additional information from Monday's session in this entry.

Patriots Training Camp Notes: Brady, Mallett Shine - Zuri Berry: Berry has notes from Monday's session, with Tom Brady and Ryan Mallett both looking impressive.

Providence Journal:

Patriots defense shuts down Griffin, Redskins in first joint practice - Eric Kolenich: Kolenich has some quick notes from Monday, which included a strong performance by the Patriots' defense.


Patriots DBs must be aware of new emphasis on rules - Ben Volin: Volin files his "On Football" column for this morning, which focuses on the fact the Patriots' defensive backs will have to learn a little more about the new rules the league is enforcing as it relates to downfield contact.

Patriots' Chris Jones building on strong rookie season - Shalise Manza Young: Manza Young has a nice read on Jones, who is keeping his success from last season in perspective.


Patriots Training Camp Notes: Brady, Mallett Shine - Zuri Berry: Berry has notes from Monday's session, with Tom Brady and Ryan Mallett both looking impressive.


Darrelle Revis shows off his talents - Jeff Howe: Howe has an article on Revis, who put on a strong performance while showing off what he's capable of yesterday.

Patriots pin back ears on pass rush - Karen Guregian: Guregian has an article on the Patriots agressive pass rush, which they showed glimpses of yesterday.

Healthy Vince Wilfork’s words carry weight - Karen Guregian: Guregian has an article on Wilfork, who looked good during his outing on Monday as he continues getting ready for the season.

Patriots Notebook: Gronk sits this one out - Jeff Howe: Howe files his notebook this morning, which leads off with the fact Rob Gronkowski stayed back in Foxboro as he continues rehabbing his knee.


A few Ryan Mallett thoughts - Mike Reiss: Reiss has some thoughts on his own perspective on Ryan Mallett, who created a lot of buzz with his play on Monday.

Snapshots: Pats-Redskins practice - Some photos from Monday's session are in this entry.

RG III report: Wisdom from Tom Brady - John Keim: Keim offered up some comments from the Washington quarterback, who talked about his conversation with Brady.

Trimmer Wilfork: Achilles an afterthought - Mike Reiss: Reiss has an entry with comments from Vince Wilfork, who talked about the fact he's not thinking about his achilles injury so far this preseason.

Camp Confidential: New England Patriots - Mike Reiss: Reiss has a good read with some insight into why there's reasons for optimism and pessimism in different areas of this training camp.


Patriots training camp notes: Vince Wilfork drops weight in return from injury; Mike Mayock calls Ryan Mallet 'a legitimate NFL starting QB' - Nick O'Malley: O'Malley recaps yesterday's events down in Richmond, Virginia.


Bill Belichick recalls good old days against Redskins, 'Almost my Second Home' - Mike Petraglia: Petraglia has comments from Belichick, who has a history with Washington.

Darrelle Revis: Day 1 vs. Redskins shows 'physical' Patriots 'D' ' Getting Better Every Day - Mike Petraglia: Petraglia has an article with comments from Revis, who said his team continues to improve each day.


RGIII Appreciative Of Tom Brady’s Wisdom, Hopes To Pick His Brain More - Doug Kyed: Kyed has comments from Robert Griffin III after he and Tom Brady spent some time chatting on Monday.


For Patriots, joint practice with Redskins brings back memories - Eric Kolenich: Kolenich has an article on what it was like being in Richmond against the Redskins.

Donaldson: Is Darrelle Revis better than Pats Hall of Famer Ty Law? - Jim Donaldson: Donaldson compares Revis to Law and ponders if Revis might actually be a better player.


Ask PFW: How do you feel about "bubble" players? - Erik Scalavino: Scalavino has this week's mailbag, which touches on a variety of topics including how he feels about players like Tavon Wilson, Patrick Chung, and Jake Bequette.