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New England Patriots links 6/07/19 - Final Minicamp mob-servations; The ‘Brady Six’ comes full circle

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  • Tom E. Curran points out how the Patriots are looking back to great players of the past to go forward in 2019. “It’s mind-boggling when you start to process the amount of NFL history that the men on those practice fields are responsible for.”
  • Kevin Duffy wraps up minicamp coverage: Patriots celebrating sixth Super Bowl with ring ceremony: Stephon Gilmore said it’s the last time the Pats will celebrate the championship; More.
  • Mike D’Abate (FullPressCoverage) And on the third day: Patriots put finishing touches on 2019 minicamp.
  • Evan Lazar’s observations from the final day of minicamp: The Pats wrapped up with a brisk one hour and 20-minute session; Brady and N’Keal harry’s individual side sessions; Defensive grouping emerges during team drills; More.
  • Phil Perry sends another Postcard from Minicamp: Josh McDaniels and Tom Brady working with N’Keal Harry; Jamie Collins, Maurice Harris and Stephon Gilmore making an impact; More.
  • Mike Dussault (PatsPropaganda) Pats 2019 minicamp wrap: In it to Wynn it; More.
  • Andrew Callahan’s Minicamp Day 3 observations: Defense thrives, Tom Brady works 1-on-1 with N’Keal Harry; More.
  • Zack Cox gives us his Patriots Minicamp Superlatives: Maurice Harris is ‘catching everything’ and more.
  • Steve Balestrieri (PatsFans) Patriots minicamp Day 3 observations “We got a lot done.”
  • Andrew Callahan gives us seven takeaways from the final minicamp: Sony Michel’s health may be a concern; Tom Brady looked like his old self; More.
  • Andrew Callahan knows that these minicamp practices are non-padded and meant for instruction, but says this much about New England’s next defense: ‘It will be experienced. It will be versatile. And it will be deep.’
  • Sunny Kapadia (LastWordOnSports) Patriots training camp battles: JoeJuan Williams vs Obi Melifonwu.
  • Zack Cox talks about how Tom Brady and the Patriots’ offense are adjusting to life after Rob Gronkowski.
  • Mike Reiss reports the Patriots receive their Super Bowl rings, the largest ever.
  • CBS Boston shares some photos from the Patriots receiving their Super Bowl rings at Robert Kraft’s house.
  • Nick O’Malley notes that as Rob Gronkowski gets his Super Bowl LIII ring, Bill Belichick tells him ‘good job’ for denting the trophy.
  • Ryan Hannable notes Josh Gordon was among many returning to New England for Super Bowl LIII ring ceremony.
  • Mike Reiss highlights Tom Brady’s post-practice media session, including an explanation of how he doesn’t like the nickname “Tom Terrific” and applied for a trademark to keep people from using it in connection with him.
  • Phil Perry notes Tom Brady has high expectations for tight ends in Rob Gronkowski’s absence.
  • Steve Hewitt finds Derek Rivers is keeping the faith in his search for a bigger role.
  • Doug Kyed tells us how Vince Wilfork played into Mike Pennel’s decision to sign with the Patriots on the first day of free agency after two seasons with the Jets.
  • Steve Balestrieri (PatsFans) Mike Pennel didn’t have to be sold on NE, “Where I wanted to be.”
  • Doug Kyed addresses his Friday Patriots Mailbag: How 2019 rookie class is shaping up; Tom Brady likely will skip the final week of Patriots OTAs, leaving passing duties to Brian Hoyer, Jarrett Stidham and Danny Etling; More.
  • Sean T. McGuire Patriots Notebook: Brady balances football with being a family guy.
  • NESN posts the video clip of Tom Brady collecting another win during the ring celebration, chugging a beer like a champ.
  • Alex Barth and Evan Lazar discuss how it may be June, but the Patriots are already dominating the AFC East. (4.34 min. video)
  • Russ Goldman (PatsFans) Patriots Fourth And Two Podcast: Patriots minicamp observations.(52.23 min.)