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New England Patriots links 7/26/18 - ‘Raining Camp opens in Foxborough

Daily news and links for Thursday

New England Patriots Training Camp
Nothing like rain on the first day of camp. [This from 2013]
Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images



  • Mike Reiss finishes up his “roster lock” series with Quarterbacks and Specialists.
  • Nicole Yang reports Tom Brady says he’s ‘coming in hot’ on the Pats’ first day of camp.
  • Steve Atkinson (BostonSportsExtra) Tom Brady will be ready to dominate this season.
  • Doug Kyed points out Bill Belichick noticed “Some guys really made big, strong jumps, maybe a little bit more than normal or maybe we anticipated” this offseason.
  • Doug Kyed tells us what to make of the WR depth entering 2018, who’s available and where they can be used.
  • Mike Buchanan (BostonSportsExtra) Training camp preview: Cornerback.
  • Steve Balestrieri (PatsFans) Patriots 2018 training camp primer: Special teams.
  • Ryan Hannable passes along a rumor that Matthew Slater will start camp on PUP.
  • David Latham (LastWordOnSports) Previewing Stephen Gostkowski and the Patriots kicking game.
  • Ryan Hannable notes Tom Brady is getting tons of praise from his teammates.
  • Nick O’Malley is keeping an eye on these 25 players on the bubble.
  • Henry McKenna (PatriotsWire) 5 Patriots with something to prove during training camp. 1. Jordan Matthews.
  • Karen Guregian rolls out her traditional ‘time is running out on Brady & Belichick’ column to kick off the fresh new season.
  • Mike Dussault (PatsPropaganda) Patriots open training camp!
  • David Latham (LastWordOnSports) Top ten most important Patriots.
  • Kevin Duffy says it’s time to leave the drama behind. /We’re already over it, waiting for media to catch on.
  • Matt Vautour didn’t get Kevin Duffy’s memo (above) and assumes there is a sense of unease with the team due to the ‘simmering feud’ between Brady and Belichick.
  • DJ Bean pushes the idea that the Malcolm Butler ‘saga’ is worse than losing Jimmy G. /Bonus two ‘’scandals’ in one headline!
  • Phil Perry notes Bill Belichick shoots down Malcolm Mitchell trade rumors as media speculation.
  • Ryan Hannable determines that Bill Belichick has regained control of his team. /Dude, ”regained”?
  • NBC Sports Boston posts its guide to Patriots Training Camp.
  • Robert Alvarez (PatsFans) The Patriots prepare for training camp.
  • Robert Alvarez (PatsFans) Kyle Van Noy returns home to Nevada for worthy cause.
  • Ryan Hannable talks about how Devin McCourty, Jason McCourty and Matthew Slater have been some of the most involved players in the entire league.
  • Mike Reiss goes over the exchange between Bill Belichick and Dan Shaughnessy about Malcolm Butler’s Super Bowl benching, and offers some of his own thoughts.
  • Matt Dolloff sees the real Malcolm Butler question as how will the Patriots replace him.
  • Joshua Schrock highlights Marshawn Lynch offering his unique insight into the ending of Super Bowl XLIX.
  • Danny Picard says enough is enough. Fans need to get over Jimmy Garoppolo and start focusing on the Pats and Tom Brady.
  • Ty Anderson explains why any plan to keep Jimmy Garoppolo was never, ever realistic.
  • Report (AP) Some questions that shouldn’t be pondered in NFL 2018. 1. Can Tom Brady win at age 41? /I agree, some questions shouldn’t be pondered.
  • Logan Mullen notes Judge Richard Berman defends his ruling in the Tom Brady deflategate case. /I will always love this man.