Friday’s New England Patriots Links 6/20: Takeaways from Patriots’ offseason workouts

Ian Logue
June 20, 2014 at 9:46 am ET


Takeaways from Patriots’ offseason workouts – Ben Volin: Volin has his thoughts on what transpired this week, with some terrific observations and thoughts in this piece.

Darrelle Revis happy to be on Bill Belichick’s side now – Rob Harms: Harms has an article on Revis, who likes being on this side of things now that he’s a New England Patriots.

Alfonzo Dennard recovering from shoulder surgery – Ben Volin: Volin reports that Dennard is recovering from offseason shoulder surgery and won’t be back on the field until at least training camp.


Bill Belichick, Rex Ryan, Nick Saban gang up on Mike Pettine’s stolen playbook allegations – Jeff Howe: Howe has an article with the overall reaction following some comments in Cleveland by coach Mike Pettine on the fact he felt the Patriots may have been in possession of some of the Jets defensive playbooks.

Darrelle Revis says “sky’s the limit” for Patriots secondary – Karen Guregian: Guregian has an article on Revis, who believes this team has potential, and this also includes additional comments from him.

Patriots Notebook: Rookie Dominique Easley goes all out – Jeff Howe: Howe files his notebook this morning, which leads off with Easley’s return to the field yesterday.


Momentum builders in offseason camps – Mike Reiss: Reiss has a list of players he believes built some momentum during this week’s minicamp.

Sharing some playbook thoughts – Mike Reiss: Reiss has his thoughts on Pettine’s comments, pointing out that there are NFL playbooks that can be found on Google, and downplays the significance of it.

Revis: Condition of knee not a concern – Mike Reiss: Reiss has quotes from Revis, who said he’s moving great and “he’s happy to be where he’s at physically”.

Patriots waive receiver Dunn – Mike Reiss:  Reiss has a quick note on the release of Dunn, who was waived on Thursday.

Revis calls Belichick a ‘player’ coach – Mike Reiss: Reiss has quotes from Revis, who has a different perspective of things when it comes to Belichick now that he’s a Patriot.

Vince Wilfork focused on future – Mike Reiss: Reiss has an article on Wilfork, who never had any doubt he’d back after suffering his injury last season.

Top pick Easley takes field for first time – Mike Reiss: Reiss has a brief practice rundown from Thursday, and notes that Easley took part in drills for the first time this offseason.


5 picked up pieces from the end of Patriots’ minicamp – Christopher Price: Price has some good notes and observations from minicamp in this entry.


Patriots Minicamp Winners, Losers: James White, Kenbrell Thompkins Shine – Doug Kyed: Kyed has a list of winners and players he feels improved their stock, and others he believes didn’t fare as well.


New England Patriots minicamp: Kenbrell Thompkins shines, and other lasting impressions  – Nick Underhill: Underhill has some notes from mini camp with some interesting bits in this entry.


Happy and healthy Wilfork ready to go – Paul Perillo: Perillo has a good read on Wilfork, who said he’s confident with where he is following his recovery from the Achilles injury he suffered last season.


Patriots Journal: Revis back at camp after one-day hiatus – Mark Daniels: Daniels has an article on the return of Darrelle Revis, who said on Thursday “the sky is the limit” for this football team.


  • uchmanD

    Supporting England’s efforts in this world cup!!!

    I know it is almost impracticable thinking of English football fans not smarting from the outcome of yesterday’s match, to all English fans, please consider this as medicine for your weekend:

    While I sympathize with all English fans over the outcome
    of last night’s cracker between English national football team and that of
    Yugoslavia, I think it will be heartless to discredit this set of English
    players. I watched that match and, left to me, it was a sheer case of ill luck
    hanging around for the English team. Their efforts leading to the equalizer say
    it all!

    Might be it is something supernatural happening to
    England in terms of international soccer events since 1966, I don’t know, but I
    think we should all tone down a bit in crucifying these players: In so doing
    English hard-line fans will spare themselves surges of blood pressure!