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New England Patriots links 6/21/19 - Patriots could have a top WR depth chart for 2019

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NFL: New England Patriots-Minicamp
Phillip Dorsett and Julian Edelman at mandatory minicamp
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  • David Latham (LastWordOnSports) Phillip Dorsett can break out for the Patriots. ‘If everything goes right, New England could have one of the best wide receiver depth charts in the league.’
  • Oliver Thomas (Forbes) After an invisible rookie season, Patriots CB Duke Dawson Is one to watch.
  • Darren Hartwell notes Stephon Gilmore and Ty Law show mutual respect on Patriots’ Israel trip.
  • Nick Goss refutes Chris Simms (who?) ranking of Tom Brady (9th) in his list of top NFL QBs, as well as his rationale for doing so. Simms: “It’s not for clicks”. /Uh huh... Kurt Warner isn’t buying it either.
  • NESN highlights Kurt Warner disagreeing with Chris Simms and people who say Tom Brady is a system QB.
  • Andy Hart weighs in with a squishy take on this ranking, although he does point out the egregiousness of Simms placing Roethlisberger ahead of Brady.
  • Devon Clements (PatriotsWire) Tom Brady to be featured in Sports Illustrated Kids magazine.
  • Erin Walsh notes Josh McCown offers a bold take on his first day as ESPN analyst, placing Julian Edelman 4th on his list of the NFL’s top five WRs.
  • Phil Perry writes that at 67, Bill Belichick is the second-oldest head coach in the NFL. And Tony Romo could see him coaching ‘all the way until we put him in the ground’.
  • Michael Hurley explains why he thinks the NFL’s new replay review rules for pass interference don’t appear to be all that bad.
  • Patriots Roster Preview podcast: Running backs. Adam Kurkjian and Evan Lazar look at how the carries will be distributed and who’s on the bubble. Patriots Roster Preview: Running Backs. (59.32 min.)
  • Russ Goldman (PatsFans) Patriots Fourth And Two Podcast: The Nick Caserio situation. (45.22 min.)