Chandler Jones is looking to get stronger heading into 2014. (USA TODAY Images)
Patriots DE Chandler Jones gets a leg up on the season – Shalise Manza Young: Manza Young files her notebook this morning, which leads off with a bit on Chandler Jones and how the defensive end took some time off after last season before getting back into working out.
Chandler Jones’ Advice To Rookies: Be Consistent, Don’t Just Get By With Talent – Erik Frenz: Frenz has some good stuff from Jones, who admitted that during his rookie year he relied more on his talent, and feels film study is more important in becoming a better player.
Bronkowski, Edelman Blow Our Minds with T-shirt Game – Robert Burgess: Burgess has his take on the latest game going on between Gronkowski and Edelman, who are wearing pictures of eachother and posting them on social media.
Dominique Easley’s funny side always entertains teammates, family, friends – Jeff Howe: Howe spotlights Easley’s “fun” side in this entry.
Patriots Notebook: Cameron Fleming’s way no space shot – Jeff Howe: Howe files his notebook for this morning, which leads off on his thoughts on fourth rounder Cameron Fleming, who will compete with Marcus Cannon to become the team’s top back-up for Sebastian Vollmer.
Chandler Jones targets lower-body strength – Mike Reiss: Reiss has an article of his own on Jones, who has spent time focusing on strengthening his lower body heading into this season.
Patriots release rookie LB Morris – Mike Reiss: Reiss has a note on the fact the team released rookie linebacker James Morris after the team let him go with a “failed physical” designation.
Jersey numbers for newest Patriots – Mike Reiss: Reiss has updated jersey numbers for some of the new players in this entry.
Details on rookie Patriots contracts – Field Yates: Yates has contract details for some of the draft choices after each recently signed deals with the team.
Sizing up rookie RB James White – Mike Reiss: Reiss has a nice entry on White, who considers his pass protection to be one of his strengths.
Weekly Patriots mail is delivered – Mike Reiss: Reiss has this week’s mailbag, which as always has some interesting thoughts.
Leftover pieces of Patriots mail – Mike Reiss: Reiss answers some additional questions, including why the Patriots didn’t elect to try and draft QB Teddy Bridgewater.
Even with draft two weeks later, new CBA means Patriots Rookies Agreeing to Deals at Rapid Rate – Christopher Price: Price has an article on how much more quickly deals have gotten done with the rookies compared to last season thanks to the new CBA.
Patriots Journal: Will Smith could give Chandler Jones a breather – Mark Daniels: Daniels files his notebook this morning, which leads off on some comments from Chandler Jones on newly acquired Will Smith.
Ty Law On Gresh & Zo: ‘No Matter Where I Was At, I Was Always A Patriot To The Core’ – Law appeared on Gresh and Zo yesterday and talked about his time with other teams, although he says he was always a Patriot.