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New England Patriots Links 5/28/15 - Malcom Brown Introduced; No. 2 in Belichick's New 'Big Three'?

Daily news and links for 5/28/15

Malcom Brown has his belated photo-op with the Krafts
Malcom Brown has his belated photo-op with the Krafts
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  • Karen Guregian notes that it looks like Bill Belichick is building another version of his Big Three on the defensive line.
  • Jeff Howe details the ceremonious No. 1 jersey photo op with the Krafts and Malcom Brown, and how Brown wants to set the bar high with his play.
  • Mike Reiss reports for Patriots first-rounder Malcom Brown, Foxborough is an ideal, low-key setting.
  • Doug Kyed reports Malcom Brown says Bill Belichick shows everybody 'tough love'.
  • Steve Silva notes rookie Malcom Brown is all about the work.
  • Mike Petraglia reports Malcom Brown learns an early lesson in humility as vets take him 'under their wing'.
  • Mike Reiss notes Malcom Brown isn't sure what jersey number he will wear this season, but Bill Belichick likes to go without jersey numbers during OTAs as a learning exercise.
  • Mike Reiss reports RB Tyler Gaffney is close to 100 percent, as evidenced by his presence on the practice field during this week's OTAs.
  • Mike Reiss reports 2nd-round pick Jordan Richards can't work out at OTAs because Stanford's academic year has not concluded.
  • Doug Kyed notes that the Texans 'Hard Knocks' season could give a rare glimpse into the Patriot Way.
  • Pat Bradley tells us Rob Gronkowski visited a 7-year old Dorchester shooting victim at Children s' Hospital.
  • Celebrity Marketing Incposts some photos from Rob Ninkovich's 1st Annual Celebrity Ping Pong Challenge.
  • Jeff Howe notes there is still no date set for Tom Brady's appeal.
  • Tom E. Curran points out that the deflategate cloud remains in place over Gillette.
  • Chris Gasper opines that Patriots exhibit an organizational arrogance that provides fodder for their detractors.  /Wahhhh!.