"I think Danny is going to do a great job. He looks good so far this year," Hernandez told SiriusXM NFL Radio host Zig Fracassi on Sunday. "I think he’ll fill the role pretty well."
Reiss adds that Amendola "looked as quick as advertised" during OTAs last week.
Ben Volin of the Boston Globe believes it's "unlikely" that
"Consider us not surprised to see Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes absent from voluntary organized team activities last week," writes Volin. "He often played by his own rules under Urban Meyer at the University of Florida, which the coaching staff tolerated when he earned All-America honors and helped lead the team to a BCS championship."
Field Yates of ESPNBoston.com wouldn't be surprised of second-year defensive end
"Bequette might not develop into a starter this season, but he should have a chance to compete for reps at defensive end and might fall into the category of players that Belichick alluded to who undergo substantial growth in between seasons one and two," adds Yates.
Tom E. Curran of CSNNE.com reports that the Patriots have agreed to terms with rookie wide receiver
Christopher Price of WEEI.com believes that the success of the Patriots pass rush in 2013 depends on
On Jones, Price writes, "He already has talked about wanting to step his game up and become the sort of feared pass-rusher that can singlehandedly affect a game."