"I know the Super Bowl rings, I definitely know that," Page said. "I know it’s a team that goes out with a chance to win a game every week."
"The Patriots are a team that’s kind of like the Yankees," Page said. "You never like ‘em, but when you get a chance to play for them, you’re excited, you really happy that you get a chance to go to a team that is a perennial winner."
how to approach his making the Patriots’ 53-man roster from assistant coach Brian Flores.said today that he received the best advice on
"There’s not really any congratulations, you know. Coach pulled me aside, because I had to know, I asked him, ‘What’s the deal? Am I still around?’ It makes you sick, just sitting around wondering. I came in early both days of cuts. I couldn’t sleep all night. Got two workouts in and started asking around, ‘Coach, am I cut?’ He said, ‘You’re never "on the team," understand that.’
"That’s actually really good advice. I took that to heart," Fletcher insisted. "I might be around today, but I’m never on the team. I just have to live like that and go out and grind every day at practice and play as though it’s my last, because it might be."
William Bendetson (CBS Sports) Patriots' Moss feels 'not wanted' without contract offer.
"When you have done so much and put so much work in, it kind of feels like I am not wanted," Moss said in an exclusive interview with CBSSports.com. "I am taking that in stride and playing my final year out and whatever the future holds is what it holds, but it is kind of a bad feeling -- feeling not wanted. It is not like my production has gone down. I am speaking from an individual standpoint. I don't know about Tom [Brady's] or whoever else's contract.
"I am a little older and understand the nature of the business -- the older you get the more your skills supposedly diminish, but I think I am getting wiser in how to use my physical skills. That's the frustrating part when you put so much heart and desire into things and feel like you are not wanted."
- Erik Scalavino presents his news and notes from Monday's practice.
- Erik Scalavino offers some locker room notes and quotes following Monday's practice.
- Erik Scalavino reports "Today, Crable is healthy enough to have passed a physical, according to Belichick, and will be given a third chance to prove himself."
- WEEI Patriots Monday: Brandon Meriweather (10.14 min.), Vince Wilfork (13.17 min.) and Bill Belichick (19.49 min.)
- Patriots Today - Analyzing the 53-man roster. (4.29 min. video)
- Patriots Today - A look at Monday's practice. (1.10 min. video)
- Locker Room Uncut - First impressions from new Patriots. (3.22 min. video)
- Mike Reiss notes rookie OLB Jermaine Cunningham still isn't 100% recovered from a high ankle sprain. He was dressed in shorts and held out of today's practice.
- Kirk MInihane feels Randy Moss has the right message, wrong timing.
- Albert Breer says that even with Revis back, Brady and Belichick give the Patriots two advantages over the Jets.
- Robert Lee sees the pass rush still a question mark
- Tom E. Curran discusses how the Revis deal reflects on Tom Brady.
- Karen Guregian reports that with Revis back with the Jets, Rex Ryan is free to throw as many wild and exotic blitzes up against the Patriots as he pleases.
- WEEI offers the highlights from Monday's Q&A with Brandon Meriweather and Vince Wilfork.
- Mike Reiss offers some quick hits from Bill Belichick's Monday morning press conference.
- Shalise Manza Young writes about some topics from Bill Belichick's Monday morning press conference.
- Jeff Howe updates the injury situation with WR Julian Edelman (foot), TE Aaron Hernandez (knee) and others.
- Albert Breer says Bill Belichick still isn't talking when it comes to Logan Mankins.
- Albert Breer gets Rodney Harrison to weigh in on the Logan Mankins situation.
- Mark Farinella hears Belichick admit he wasn't sure how he was going to use new Patriots safety Jarrad Page yet, but he'll find a way for him to help the team.
- Mike Reiss notes it was the special teams impact that hurt Tyrone McKenzie.
- Monique Walker reports LB Tracy White is looking to contribute on special teams. He led the Eagles with 18 special teams tackles last season.
- Mike Reiss reports the release of Derrick Burgess leaves the starting left OLB to either Rob Ninkovich and Marques Murrell, as rookie Jermaine Cunningham hasn't practiced.
- Karen Guregian says James Sanders is happy to remain a Patriot in whatever role Bill has for him. Right now it will be to help contain the Bengals offense.
- Christopher Price writes about Matthew Slater surviving another cutdown in Foxboro.
- Mike Reiss points out how undrafted rookies DL Kyle Love and ILB Dane Fletcher were able to impress Bill Belichick and the Pats.
- Mark Farinella notes Kyle Love and Dane Fletcher both offered unique skills, did not miss any practice time and steadily improved throughout camp showing they could compete.
- Christopher Price notes new players Jarrad Page and Tracy White are each ready for a new start with the Patriots.
- Mike Reiss presents ten predictions for the 2010 season.
- Mike Reiss mentions the new jersey numbers for some of the new Patriots.
- Ian Rapoport's video of the day: Randy Moss talks with Bill Belichck's girlfriend Linda Holliday about five finger shoes that simulate running barefoot.
- Tom E. Curran previews the Cincinnati Bengals. (1.54 min. video)
- Jeff Howe says Fred Taylor looks forward to facing strong run defenses like the Bengals.
- Tim Graham (ESPN) Randy Moss takes displeasure public.
- Fox Sports Countdown to Kickoff: Previewing 2010 season. Plus Patriots preview. (4.24 min. video)
- Sporting News A look at each team's biggest concern with the start of the NFL season less than a week away. AFC East
- Greg Gabriel (Nat'l Football Post) Cutdown fallout in an uncapped year. No salary cap leads to larger number of high picks getting released.
- Clark Judge (CBS Sports) Camp wrap: Best breakouts, rookies, redeemers.
- Jene Bramel (NY Times) Guide to NFL defenses, Part 1.
- Jene Bramel (NY Times) Guide to NFL defenses, Part 2: Evolution of 4-3 front.
- Rick Stoppe (Cold Hard Football Facts) Does Brett Favre fear the long shadow of Peyton?
- Kevin Goheen (Cincinnati Enquirer) The Bengals eschew old-fashioned fullback heading into Sunday’s season opener at New England.
- Nigel Scott (NY Times) A word about Roethlisberger's rights.