- Erik Scalavino hears Robert Kraft reassure that 'securing talent' is part of his plan.
- John Rooke implores the owners to do the right thing, in a letter to the membership and Roger Goodell.
- Player Spotlight: Tom Brady.
- Patriots Today - Robert Kraft speaks at NFL meetings. (13.29 min. video)
- Tom Darcy (Beantown Beat) Caption this photo of Patriots head coach Bill Belichick at the AFC Breakfast.
- Mark Daniels notes Robert Kraft is optimistic for the 2016 season after a busy offseason.
- Jeff Howe points out how Robert Kraft’s timing in contract negotiations is a powerful asset.
- Karen Guregian doesn't hear much sympathy for Rob Gronkowski's contract from Robert Kraft.
- Mark Daniels reports Robert Kraft doesn't see any trouble brewing with Gronk and his contract.
- Mike Reiss reports free agent DT Nick Fairley is to visit with the Patriots at the owners meetings.
- Christopher Price profiles 5 available veteran free agents who could make a difference for the Patriots.
- Mike Reiss notes free agent OL Ryan Wendell is in a holding pattern while he returns to health.
- Karen Guregian revisits Ty Law's comments from last week and says it's hard to argue with Belichick's personnel decisions.
- Alexander Basalyga (All Three Phases) 2016 Patriots mock draft 1.1.
- Cian Fahey (Football Outsiders) Film Room: Martellus Bennett. 'Patriots have a great tight end. They also have Rob Gronkowski.'
- Jordan Raanan (NJ.com) Bill Belichick takes disgust out on microphones at NFL Meetings.
- Oliver Thomas (247 Sports) Bill Belichick passes on 2016 NFL coaches photo.
- Darin Gantt (ProFootbalTalk) NFL trying to explain that catch rules aren’t confusing at all.
- Mark Maske (Washington Post) NFL’s automatic ejection proposal said to have support of owners.
- Adam Schein (NFL.com) NFL's Sweet 16 for '16: Each division's favorite & top contender.
- Richard Janvrin (Bleacher Report) 2016 NFL free agency: The most interesting one-year contracts.
- Michael Tunnison (Sports on Earth) NFL aiming for game In China by '18.
- Dan Hatman (Inside the Pylon) Free agent coaches all star team.
- James Cannida (The Pro's P.O.V.) The role of your sports agent.
DEFLATEGATE, DUMPSTER DIVE
- Don Banks (SI) Robert Kraft’s Deflategate letter isn’t just a message to Goodell.
- Tom E. Curran sees the bitterness and regret that show in Robert Kraft's comments on Roger Goodell.
- Darin Gantt (ProFootballTalk) Robert Kraft asked Roger Goodell for his first-rounder back.
- Gregg Rosenthal (NFL.com) Robert Kraft sent letter to Goodell about draft pick.
- Mike Reiss touches on the fans' stinging disappointment regarding how things unfolded with the NFL's deflategate punishment and Robert Kraft accepting the sanctions.
- Ron Borges feels strongly that Robert Kraft's "all for show" plea for draft picks was a 'case closed before it opened.
- CSN Sports Tonight guest Albert Breer thinks Kraft is 'not combative enough' to get his draft picks back.
- Doug Kyed notes NFL lawyer Paul Clement denies lying to judges during Tom Brady's suspension appeal.
- Kevin Duffy reports the Patriots wanted psi tested at every NFL game in 2015.
- Felger & Mazz call-in guest Matt Light rips into them over deflategate. (6.03 min. video)
- Terez A. Paylor (Kansas City Star) Chiefs appeal ruling that they tampered with Jeremy Maclin.
- Mark Maske (Washington Post) NFL owners surprised by league official’s CTE admission.