- John Rooke's View from Above: Playing by the rules...changes to look for next season...and JR says laziness isn't an excuse, whether an acquired trait or not...
- Angelique Fiske notes notorious prankster Matt Light revisits his best stunts to raise money for The Light Foundation.
- Mike Reiss notes New England is in need of depth at defensive tackle, especially after losing a pair of players in free agency.
- Phil Perry reports Dominique Easley appears to be pretty confident at this point in the offseason, with an Instagram video of him jumping up off two feet and dunking a basketball.
- Doug Kyed notes Chris Hogan and Darryl Roberts are among the Patriots' 2016 breakout candidates.
- Christopher Price notes Chris Long's shot with the Patriots makes sense to ex-coaches.
- Mike Reiss examines how the Patriots have handled draft clusters in the past.
- Phil Perry picks out the five biggest draft needs for the Patriots.
- Ryan Hannable talks about what has changed, post free agency, when it comes to the Patriots draft needs.
- Lee Schechter (About Sports) Top targets for the Patriots to draft in the second round.
- Ryan McCarthy reports Julian Edelman hosted a youth football camp Monday at Travis Air Force Base.
- Wickedlocal reports the Hockomock Area YMCA kicks off it's Reach Out for Youth & Families campaign, with Rob Ninkovich as the event's special guest.
- Bucky Brooks (NFL.com) Jets receivers, Patriots tight ends among top pass-catching duos.
- Oliver Thomas (247 Sports) Navy's Keenan Reynolds well-acquainted with Patriots.
- Michael David Smith (ProFootballTalk) Ejection rule differs from Goodell’s initial comments.
- Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) NFL continues suspension of blackout rule.
- John Clayton (ESPN) Greg Hardy heads list of best remaining NFL free agents.
- Dan Hanzus (NFL.com) 2016 Graybeards: Making a team of best free agents.
- Dan Wetzel (Yahoo! Sports) Christian Hackenberg's honesty reveals hypocrisy of NFL draft process.
- Darren Rovell (ESPN) NFL ready to capitalize on instant merchandise market.
- Peter King (The MMQB) Would you give $37 Million to a guy you've never met?
- Bill Barnwell (ESPN) Andrew Luck is going to get paid. Now what?
- Chris Burke (SI) NFL draft Big Board: 2016’s top 100 prospects.
- Eric Edholm (Yahoo! Sports) NFL draft positional rankings: Where is all the speed at receiver?
- Oliver Thomas (247 Sports) Starting up front: Patriots seven-round mock draft.
- Chad Reuter (NFL.com) Five-round mock 5.0.
DEFLATEGATE, DUMPSTER DIVE
- Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) Bob Batterman is back on the job for the NFL.
- Tom E. Curran says it is time for the NFL owners to face the truth about the statistics and results of concussions on players. (2.01 min. video)
- Christopher Price reports Colts owner Jim Irsay compares the risks that come with playing football to taking aspirin.
- Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) More owners dispute Jeff Miller’s admission of CTE-football link.
- Report (Sports Business Journal) Colts' Irsay: We want a safe game, but not a pillow fight.