- Erick Scalavino notes New England's newest defensive backs Bodden and Springs bring youth, experience, and playmaking ability to the Patriots defense.
- Chris Gasper offers a close look at the contracts of the Patriots five recently signed players.
- John Tomase declares this the winter of Matt Cassel, who has directly or indirectly altered the course of no fewer than four franchises, not to mention numerous individuals.
- Shalise Manza Young catches up with Sammy Morris after his unusual offseason around the globe and back.
- Christopher Price says Bill Belichick will be a guest on WEEI's The Big Show this afternoon. Check back here on his blog for updates on when he'll be appearing.
- Pete Prisco (CBS Sports) Patriots needs: Signings ease pressure for fast fixes.
- Adam Schein (Fox Sports) Belichick piecing together title team.
- Tim Graham (ESPN) Scouts Inc. sizes up AFC East cornerbacks.
- Don Banks (SI) Jay Cutler...The story that just won't go away.
- John Clayton (ESPN) Competition Committee decides there will be no change to overtime rules.
- Sean Leahy (USA Today) Move to expanded NFL regular season to heat up next week.
- Paul Domowitch (Philadelphia Daily News) Economy and labor deal top agenda for NFL owners meeting.
- NFL Players Association Q & A with NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith. "If we move to an uncapped scenario, we will not go back."
- Ross Tucker (SI) Conditioned to lose: Weight room inconsistencies at fault for injuries.
- Wes Bunting (National Football Post) Pro Day, Report 4.
- Pat Kirwan (NFL.com) Mock Draft 4.0.