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New England Patriots Daily News and Links for 2/14/13
- Erik Scalavino helps us get to know Patriots safety Steve Gregory in this week's edition of Inside the Helmet.
- Christopher Price states when it comes to gauging how well a team is positioned for the playoffs, late-season momentum is overrated. Health is not.
- Tom E. Curran takes a look at the salaries of Patriots defenders and how they stack up with other players' salaries around the league.
- Field Yates tells us which positions on the Patriots are well-stocked for 2013 and beyond.
- Mike Reiss notes that just like last year, Wes Welker's status is considered a top league-wide storyline.
- Field Yates looks at the current salary-cap numbers for each player currently on the Patriots roster for the 2013 season.
- Christopher Price picks possible free agents who might be a good fit in New England: WR Danny Amendola (Rams).
- Mike Reiss shares what he learned about the draft from Mel Kiper, after yesterday's conference call.
- Field Yates gets Mel Kiper's take on why he likes Florida safety Matt Elam for the Patriots.
- Mike Reiss takes a closer look at some draft prospects from a Pats perspective: DL Jesse Williams (Alabama).
- Jeff Howe Patriots Notebook: Patriots will not increase price of season tickets for 2013; Rob Gronkowski was spotted wearing a "Sorry For Partying" tank top; Gronk was still wearing the long cast in the photos; Robert Kraft is supporting Mass Challenge's initiative in Israel; Alfonzo Dennard is expected to testify in his own defense during his trial.
- The Inside Track "reports" Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen are the fourth hottest celebrity couple in the world.
- Shalise Manza Young (Sporting News) Patriots offseason plan: Determine which key pieces are worth keeping.
- NFL32 OT (ESPN) Which NFL "couple" should stay together and who should break up? (3.38 min. video) Brady & Welker are better together.
- James Walker (ESPN) Playing tag in the AFC East.
- Leslie Reed (Omaha World-Herald) Dennard claims he only pushed officer.
- Nate Davis (USA Sports) USA Today Sports' 21st All-Joe team. Ridley & Wendell make this team.
- Mike Tanier (Football Outsiders) All time wide receiver top fives: New England Patriots.
- Mike Mayock (NFL.com) Scouting Combine: Workouts & Drills.
- Tony Villiotti (Nat'l Football Post) The Combine chronicles: Linebackers.
- Josh Alper (ProFootballTalk) Report: Harvin could be seeking Megatron/Fitzgerald money.
- David Barron (Houston Chronicle) NFL Films stages a fitting tribute to Steve Sabol.
- Chris Burke (SI) 2012 NFL Announcer rankings.
- Joe Fortenbaugh (Nat'l Football Post) Who will be our next elite quarterback?