- Mike Reiss shares some quick-hit weekend thoughts: Dueling throwing sessions highlight Patriots’ compelling QB competition; Joe Thuney’s salary is manageable, and worth the team keeping him; Mohamed Sanu hired a full-time coach to live with him, which he hopes his relentless offseason work produces tangible on-field results; More.
- Steve Balestrieri (PatsFans) Sunday Patriots news, AFC East notes: With Thuney locked up for the season, the Patriots OL, can be one of the top units in the league; More.
- Ryan Hannable’s Sunday 7: How much better are Patriots with Cam Newton?
- Mike Reiss mentions Cam Newton bringing his ‘vegan strong’ approach to the Patriots.
- Sean T. McGuire highlights Greg Bedard on his list of five potential (and surprise) cuts entering the season.
- Justin Leger updates us on NFL training camp dates 2020: When rookies, QBs, others are scheduled to report.
- Evan Lazar continues his countdown of the ten most important Patriots in 2020. No. 5, Dont’a Hightower - No. 4, Devin McCourty.
- Ryan Hannable notes Devin McCourty says he is ‘very excited’ to see Bill Belichick following his Subway commercial shoot.
- Robert Alvarez (PatsFans) Julian Edelman spends the summer with his daughter.
- DeMaurice Smith (SI) Guest MMQB: COVID-19 reminds us our fates are all tied together.
- Peter King (ProFootballTalk) FMIA: Tour of Vikings complex gives insight into NFL’s new normal in ’20.
- Bucky Brooks (NFL.com) Scouts Notebook: How COVID-19 limitations will affect NFL rosters; respect Zeke!
- NFL Nation (ESPN) Is the AFC East finally ready for a changing of the guard in 2020?
- Josh Alper (ProFootballTalk) Jason McCourty: Cohesiveness of player messaging key to working things out.
- Cody Benjamin (CBS Sports) Ranking NFL’s five most intriguing 2020 training camp battles. No. 2. Patriots QB: Cam Newton vs. Jarrett Stidham.
- Next Gen Stats (NFL.com) Intro to expected rushing yards.
- Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) PFT’s 2020 preseason power rankings. No. 4 Patriots.
- Jeff Kerr (CBS Sports) Ranking NFL’s top 10 QB/coach duos in 2020. No Pats, lol.
- Chris Trapasso (CBS Sports) Ranking five NFL second-year QBs by chances of making a Patrick Mahomes or Lamar Jackson type leap. /Jarrett Stidham not included.
- Jenna West (SI) NFL confirms training camp dates, Veterans to report on July 28.
- Dan Graziano and Kevin Seifert (ESPN) The plan to start the 2020 NFL season: What we know and what we don’t know.
- Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) In the current NFL-NFLPA negotiations, the usual rules don’t apply.
- Josh Alper (ProFootballTalk) NFLPA: Player safety has to be dealt with before cap issues.
- Josh Alper (ProFootballTalk) NFL now proposing one preseason game.
- Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) NFL proposes broad expansion of rules for promoting players from practice squad.
- Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) NFL plans to defer to the lawyer Daniel Snyder has hired. /To quote Kramer attorney Jackie Chiles, “I am shocked and chagrined, mortified and stupefied. Outrageous!”