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New England Patriots links 7/25/16 - Rookies report to Training Camp

Daily news and links for 7/25/16

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Rookie WR Malcolm Mitchell
Rookie WR Malcolm Mitchell
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  • Mike Reiss shares some quick-hit weekend thoughts and notes: J.J. Watt's back surgery could ease burden on Jimmy Garoppolo; More.
  • Christopher Price Sunday NFL Notes: Injuries, suspensions could lead to AFC surprises early, but don’t overreact.
  • Steve Balestrieri (PatsFans) Sunday Patriots news and AFC East notes.
  • Karen Guregian NFL Notes: Suspension rules leave little wiggle room for Tom Brady.
  • Jeff Howe gives us 5 issues to watch as the Patriots get back to training camp: Injury updates.
  • Miguel Benzan (PatsFans) Patscap's Pre-Training Camp thoughts. /Interesting player notes; worth a read.
  • Thomas Kane tells fans everything they need to know about attending Patriots training camp.
  • CBS Boston posts its annual Fan Guide to the 2016 Patriots Training Camp.
  • Rachel G.Bowers, Jim McBride and Ben Volin present a guide for everything you need to know as the Patriots open training camp to begin preparing for the 2016 NFL season:
  • Phil Perry updates his 53-man roster projection.
  • Steve Balestrieri (PatsFans) Training Camp primer - Cornerbacks: Rather than being a weakness, corner became a position of strength in 2015.
  • Mike Reiss starts off the week with a focus on each position on offense.
  • CSNNE Sports Sunday guest Paul Perillo joins Dalen Cuff to discuss the Patriots offense heading into training camp. (5.44 min. video)
  • Christopher Price finishes his countdown of the 20 most important Patriots heading into 2016: No. 1 Tom Brady.
  • AP Report (Sentinel & Enterprise) Pats prepare for Brady's 4-game absence.
  • Mike Giardi and Phil Perry breakdown the Patriots 2016 rookie draft class and who stands out to make the most impact this season. (2.50 min. video)
  • Mike Reiss looks at newly signed free-agent safety Vinnie Sunseri, whom the team signed on Sunday, to see how he possibly fit with the Pats.
  • Zack Cox gives us a quick look at the newest Patriots: S Vinnie Sunseri and OL Kyler Kerbyson.
  • Tom E. Curran continues his countdown of the top 100 plays that shaped the Patriots' dynasty: Nos 10-3.
  • Caitlin Burchill (WABI TV) Orland woman wishes to meet Tom Brady for her 100th birthday.
  • Matt Monitto (PatsFootballFans) Patriots non-rookie UDFAs entering camp.
  • Matt Monitto (PatsFootballFans) Y Factors 2016: Training Camp.
  • Bruce Allen (Boston Sports Media Watch) Let's get something straight: Dan Shaughnessy is NOT a Hall of Famer.
  • Nick O'Malley posts a photo gallery of some of the team's rowdiest moments, including a younger Robert Kraft giving out high fives, fans getting arrested, parking nightmares and the goalposts coming down in the early 70s.


  • Kevin Boilard (247 Sports) New England Patriots' rookies report to training camp.
  • Gil Alcaraz IV (NFL Spinzone) 5 Young Patriots on the verge of stardom in 2016.
  • Oliver Thomas (247 Sports) Bovada: Tom Brady has fifth-best odds for NFL MVP.
  • Peter King (The MMQB) MMQB - Here's the problem for the NFL; Issues for all 32 teams.
  • Doug Farrar (SI) Moneybackers, exotic smashmouth and the NFL’s schemes of the future.
  • Doug Farrar (SI) The NFL’s best slot receivers. No. 5 Julian Edelman. "At this point, he’s a true multi-position receiver who can get things done from anywhere on the field within the Patriots’ unique offense."
  • Zac Jackson (ProFootballTalk) Who’s left? Exploring the remaining free agents.
  • Cameron DaSilva (Fox Sports) The top 2016 NFL MVP candidate for every division.
  • Michael McCarthy (Sporting News) Tom Brady's wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen, to star in 'sexiest' Opening Ceremony ever.
  • Ryan Van Bibber (SB Nation) Roger Goodell is using virtual reality to learn about empathy.
  • Feitelberg at Barstool Sports gives his own colorful take on Goodell's trip to a Virtual Reality Lab at Stanford to learn about empathy.
  • Travis Hoium (The Motley Fool) An NFL team is a bad deal for the Las Vegas strip.
  • Dan Snierson (Entertainment Weekly) Comic-Con: Family Guy taps Kyle Chandler, Rob Gronkowski, David Tennant as guests.