- Player interviews: Patriots rookie partial transcripts.
- Lauren Williams reports the McCourty twins were inducted into the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni.
- Angelique Fiske notes one fan from California got a once-in-a-life experience at Gillette Stadium through Gatorade's Sweat with the Best contest.
- Patriots Today - Rookies supporting rookies. (1.25 min. video)
- Patriots Today - Defensive rookies on acclimating to the NFL. (1.45 min. video)
- Patriots Today - From rivals to teammates: C.J. Johnson and Woodrow Hamilton. (2.18 min. video)
- Doug Kyed notes Jonathan Jones knows the best way to carve out a role as an undrafted free agent is special teams, and he's hoping his blazing speed helps him win a spot.
- Chris Mason relays some interesting tidbits on CB Jonathan Jones, who had the fastest CB 40-time at the Combine, but went undrafted.
- Karen Guregian thinks if Vincent Valentine is committed enough, he could be great.
- Mike Reiss notes third-round draft pick Vincent Valentine's size stands out as he met the media and answered his critics.
- Kevin Duffy talks with Vincent Valentine, one of the most intriguing rookies in the Patriots' 2016 draft class.
- Doug Kyed suggests there might be more pressure on Malcolm Butler than on the Patriots' current crop of undrafted cornerbacks.
- Mike Petraglia hears from rookie LB C.J. Johnson: 'We've just got to continue to get better every day, continue to help each other."
- Phil Perry explains why Kamu Grugier-Hill is an interesting fit for the Patriots in a league where defenses are getting smaller and smaller.
- Christopher Price notes Bill Belichick calls rookie LB Elandon Roberts 'a very instinctive player.'
- Jeff Howe writes about the friendship and bond between Patriots rookie V'Angelo Bentley and 10-year-old Colby Crowley. /Good read.
- Steve Balestrieri (PatsFans) Chris Long, another Patriots redemption project on defense.
- Mike Reiss notes Willie McGinest drew upon his own experiences in New England in determining which LB group is the best in the league right now.
- Steve Balestrieri (PatsFans) Patriots linebackers rated #4 ... with a bullet.
- Phil Perry isn't surprised to find Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski among the top players from 2015 chosen by Pro Football Focus.
- Mike Reiss finds the Patriots called an audible and took Jerod Mayo's No. 51 out of circulation.
- Jeff Howe Patriots Notebook: CB Cyrus Jones 'a good football player'; Jerod Mayo's No. 51 wasn't available for rookies; More.
- Doug Kyed Patriots Mailbag: Jimmy Garoppolo won't let Jacoby Brissett rise the depth chart.
- Jeff Kane (ESPNNH) Julian Edelman has second foot surgery, Rob Gronkowski is on the Madden cover and other Patriots thoughts.
- Jerry Thornton is all afire over Rob Gronkowski on the cover of GQ.
- Oliver Thomas (247 Sports) Patriots rookie Jonathan Jones always had 'that itch to be fast'.
- Marc Sessler (NFL.com) Rob Gronkowski thinks Tom Brady will play 16 games.
- NFL Total Access (NFL.com) Rob Gronkowski reveals alternate 'Madden NFL 17 cover poses and how good Jimmy Garoppolo can be. (2 min. video)
- Zac Jackson (ProFootballTalk) Gronkowski chosen for cover of Madden ’17.
- James Quintong (ESPN) Fans with mixed reaction to Rob Gronkowski getting Madden '17 cover.
- Tadd Haislop (Sporting News) Ricardo Lockette, not Marshawn Lynch, was robbed of Super Bowl heroism. /Ah, no. Malcolm Butler straight-up grabbed it.
- NFL Live (ESPN) Realistic to think Edelman will be ready for training camp? (1.31 min. video)
- Evan Grossman (NY Daily News) Tom Brady’s $200 cookbook, er, nutrition manual sells out.
- Michael David Smith (ProFootball) NFL will post full classic games on YouTube under renewed partnership.
- Yaron Weitzman (Awful Announcing) Everything you need to know about the launch of ESPN’s The Undefeated.
- Michael McCarthy (Sporting News) Ranking every 'Monday Night Football' announcer over 46 years. /Slideshow.