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New England Patriots links 1/22/20 - Will Pats run with the running backs on the roster?

Daily news and links for Wednesday

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  • Phil Perry evaluates the running backs still on the roster and spotlights some potential free agent additions.
  • Ryan Queen (LastWordOnSports) Patriots draft: Tight end prospects.
  • Mike Reiss passes along a report that Julian Edelman just had shoulder surgery, with a short rehab expected.
  • Mike Reiss hears from Devin McCourty’s agent that McCourty plans to play next year and is set for free agency if the Pats decide not to bring him back.
  • Ryan Hannable highlights WEEI guest Boomer Esiason sharing his thoughts on Tom Brady’s future Tuesday: It’s either New England or L.A. for Brady.
  • Devon Clements (SI-Patriots) Bill Belichick seen wearing ‘VIII Rings’ visor at Senior Bowl.
  • Doug Kyed looks at how the Patriots can replace DL coach Bret Bielema, who is leaving the Patriots to join Joe Judge’s coaching staff with the Giants.
  • Christopher Mason passes along a report that Bill Belichick has hired Vinnie Sunseri, one of Nick Saban’s graduate assistants, to New England’s coaching staff.
  • Adam London tells us who the Patriots select in the first round of ESPN’s 2019 re-draft. TE Noah Fant, instead of WR N’Keal Harry.
  • Nick O’Malley notes Kyle Shanahan has moved on from the Patriots Super Bowl LI comeback - and learned his lesson: ‘I know what 28 minus 3 is’.
  • Steven Viner (BostonSportsJournal) The Quest for 7: Patriots healing, Brady-Brady-Brady, Rule change? Links 1.22.20.
  • Christopher Mason notes Tua Tagovailoa and 98 other NCAA athletes are officially leaving school early to enter the 2020 draft.
  • Patriots Talk podcast: Tom E. Curran says a Patriots reboot worked in 2010 and wonders will it work now? (43 min.)
  • Locked On Patriots podcast: Mike D’Abate and Ian Glendon review the Netflix documentary, “Killer Inside: The mind of Aaron Hernandez.” (29 min.)