Monday's New England Patriots Links 8/11

Ian Logue
August 11, 2014 at 09:04am ET

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So far tight end Rob Gronkowski has been yet to be cleared for contact. (USA TODAY Images)

Here's a quick rundown of this morning's links:


Patriots Training Camp Notes: Tom Brady Locked In With Danny Amendola - Erik Frenz

Patriots Camp Report: Day 18 - Mike Reiss
Observations from Patriots camp: Day 18 - Lee Schechter

Mallett absent, new tight ends abound and other Patriots Sunday camp blogservations - Andy Hart



How the Patriots' roster could shake out - Ben Volin: Volin has his "On Football" column for this morning and offers up some scenarios about each position and how things might work out.

Rob Gronkowski getting better every day - Rob Harms: Harms files his notebook this morning, which leads off with notes on Gronkowski as he continues trying to get ready for the season opener on September.

Michael Buchanan getting a chance with Patriots - Shalise Manza Young: Manza Young has a good read on Buchanan, who is getting his fair share of opportunities so far this training camp.


Rob Gronkowski’s not in clear just yet - Karen Guregian: Guregian has an article on Gronkowski, who continues working hard but cautious when it comes to his knee.

Patriots Notebook: David Tyms took a lonely road - Karen Guregian: Guregian files her notebook this morning, which leads off with a bit on Tyms, who had a big performance Thursday night.

Gronk still waiting to get cleared for contact - Karen Guregian: Guregian has comments from Gronkowski, who hasn't been given the go ahead for contact yet.


New England Patriots' projected roster - Mike Reiss: Reiss files his latest Roster projection, going down each position and listing his reasons behind each.

Rob Gronkowski: 'No setbacks' - Lee Schechter: Schechter has the latest from Gronkowski, who said the reason he didn't travel was to give his knee time to heal after a busy week of practice.

Source: Patriots waive three, sign three - Field Yates: Yates has notes on a transaction from yesterday, with the Patriots waiving three players including tight end Asa Watson.


New England Patriots training camp: Humble Brian Tyms in 'awe' of chance to play with Tom Brady - Oliver Thomas: Thomas has a nice read on Tyms, who talked about the influence Randy Moss had on him when the two were together in San Francisco.


2013 Was No Flash in the Pan for Julian Edelman - Jason Cappell: Cappell has his thoughts on Edelman, who he believes will follow up his big season in 2014 with another solid year.


Patriots Rookie Tight Ends Fail to Capitalize With Gronkowski Absent - James Christensen: Christensen writes that Justin Jones and Asa Watson missed a key opportunity to earn a role with the team during their time here.