- Don Banks thinks the NFL got it right by expanding the replay review.
- Don Banks shares his dispatches from the third day of the NFL’s owners meetings.
- Angelique Fiske takes a look at Rob Gronkowski’s best off-field moments.
- Erik Scalavino thinks that Bill Belichick stood his ground at the NFL meetings.
- Mike Reiss (ESPN Boston) digs deeper into Bill Belichick’s favorite answer from the coaches breakfast — “we’ll see” — and what he really meant. /worth a read
- Evan Lazar (CLNS Media) breaks down potential wide receiver targets for the Patriots in the draft.
- Nick Underhill (The Athletic) writes about the legacy of the Patriots’ “shield screen.”
- Nora Princiotti (Boston Globe) notes that Bill Belichick doesn’t have a lot to say at the NFL coaches breakfast.
- Karen Guregian (Boston Herald) writes about the curious lack of action when it comes to Tom Brady’s contract.
- Greg A. Bedard (Boston Sports Journal) sees Kyle Rudolph as a potential target for the Patriots to replace Rob Gronkowski.
- Doug Kyed (NESN) thinks that Bill Belichick should ease some concerns about his team with a simple two-word answer.
- Phil Perry (NBC Boston) writes about that time Matt Patricia threw a trash can at Rob Gronkowski.
- Andrew Callahan (MassLive) explains why he thinks that Rob Gronkowski will eventually return from retirement.
- Ryan Hannable (WEEI) spoke to Eagles coach Doug Peterson, who thinks that Michael Bennett will be happy in New England.
- Mark Daniels (Providence Journal) notes that Bill Belichick doesn’t give any updates on the state of New England’s coaching staff yet.
- Logan Mullen (NESN) shares a rumor that the Patriots were surprised to find out about Gronk’s retirement.
- Doug Kyed (NESN) breaks down the process in case Rob Gronkowski does plan on returning from his retirement.
- Christopher Price (Boston Sports Journal) shares some notes from the NFL meetings.
- Tom E. Curran (NBC Boston) reports that the reinstatement timeline for Josh Gordon is still murky.
- Henry McKenna (Patriots Wire) shares his latest three-round mock draft.
- Ryan Hannable (WEEI) urges you not to read Bill Belichick’s remarks on Rob Gronkowski’s retirement.
- Zack Cox (NESN) points out that two rival coaches are not convinced Gronk will stay retired.
- J.P. Scott (Patriots Wire) lists five value picks for the Patriots to replace Gronk through the draft.
- Ryan Hannable (WEEI) wonders if Josh Gordon will be part of the Patriots’ 2019 plans.
- Doug Kyed (NESN) points out that the Patriots apparently committed uncalled pass interference late during Super Bowl 53.
- Alex Reimer (WEEI) thinks that Gronk won’t to play football again because he still wants to be able to walk.
- Charles Robinson (Yahoo! Sports) shines a light on the NFL’s recent rule changes and Sean Payton’s impact on one of them.
- Pat McManamon (ESPN) projects the NFL’s 2019 schedule and has the Browns visiting the Patriots on opening day.
- Adam Stites (SB Nation) thinks that the Dolphins are making no attempt to hide that they are tanking.
- Austin Gayle (Pro Football Focus) ranks the NFL’s best slot cornerbacks from the 2018 season.
- Kristopher Knox (Bleacher Report) lists one item per team it cannot afford to do in 2019.
- Michael C. (Touchdown Wire) wonders if NFL owners are too conservative when it comes to rule changes.
- Michael David Smith (Pro Football Talk) notes that the Giants will explore trading for Josh Rosen.
- Kyle Newport (Bleacher Report) reports that the 49ers could give up a home game in 2020 to play in China.
- ESPN shares the most impactful moves made by each team during free agency. /Mike Reiss picks Jason McCourty for New England
- Peter Schrager (NFL.com) posts his second mock draft.
- Barry Werner (Touchdown Wire) ranks the 15 best tight ends in NFL history. /Rob Gronkowski behind Shannon Sharpe; what?!
- Mark Chichester (Pro Football Focus) shares one stat to know about one free agency addition made by each team.
- Matthew Stevens (Touchdown Wire) lists nine rule changes the NFL should vote for.
- Doug Kyed (NESN) notes that the NFL will conduct its own fact finding in the Robert Kraft story.
- Brooke Pryor (Kansas City Star) reports that Andy Reid hasn’t spoken to Tyreek Hill during the wideouts investigation.
- ESPN discusses whether or not Rob Gronkowski’s retirement is the beginning of the end of the Patriots dynasty.