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New England Patriots links 8/10/16 - Patriots secondary 'building a brotherhood'

Daily news and links for 8/10/16

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Harmon, McCourty and Ryan
Harmon, McCourty and Ryan
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  • Jeff Howe details the 11th practice of training camp: Sloppy day vs. Saints includes eight drops.
  • Phil Perry sends out another Postcard from Camp, Day 11. 11-on-11s, Garoppolo watch, injury updates, more.
  • Dan Roche shares his practice observations from Tuesday: Brandin Cooks gets the best of Malcolm Butler.
  • Mark Daniels Training Camp observations: Injuries come into focus as the Patriots defense struggles.
  • Henry McKenna notes Bill Belichick wants Tom Brady and Jimmy Garoppolo to take risks during practice.
  • Henry McKenna says the Saints defense got the better of the Patriots offense during their first joint practice with Chris Hogan calling his unit 'a little bit sloppy'.
  • Henry McKenna points out Tom Brady didn't let out a single audible swear word yesterday, leading Saints safety Roman Harper to notice: "This is the most chill I've seen him in practice."
  • Mark Farinella pulls rank on the players, saying they have no idea what the real dog days of training camp were like [back in his day]. Fans prefer the era of 4 Lombardi trophies, but not him.