Browner's attitude was the main topic of discussion in Mike Giardi and Tom Curran's "Greetings from Foxborough" video over at CSNNE.com. Ultimately, they said that Browner's temper on the practice field isn't something to be overly concerned about.
In his column yesterday, Curran also talked about how the defense is starting to get on the same page. He says that communication and smarts were a key component in Belichick's decision to draft
"After several seasons of tepid secondary performance, it seems to me Bill Belichick pinpointed three shortcomings on the back end of the Patriots defense: Communication. Smarts. Trust," writes Curran.
"With the worst of his legal matters in the rearview mirror and now finally back on the field, Alfonzo Dennard is inching closer to a feeling of normalcy," writes Howe.
Over at ESPN Boston, Lee Schechter says that
"It was OK, you know, there is always room for improvement," Collins said according to Schechter. "Just coming out here, hopefully I'll get better tomorrow."
Andy Gresh believes that Jamie Collins will be a consistent starter for the Patriots, but he won't be a star-caliber player -- at least not yet. Gresh joined Gary Tanguay on Comcast SportsNet's "Early Edition" to discuss which Patriots players will become stars in 2014. He says that Collins will show flashes of greatness this season, but he still needs another year under his belt before being ready to take that next step.
For a list of Patriots players who are "turning heads" during training camp, check out James Dudko's latest article on the Bleacher Report. He highlights six players who have been impressive so far in camp including
"Offensively, White's showings could be the early glimpses of a new weapon opponents hadn't counted on as they begin their annual attempt to find an answer to Brady's brilliance," says Dudko.
Frank Schwab of Yahoo Sports listed the Patriots as the No. 4 team in his pre-season power rankings. As part of his daily countdown to the top team on his list, Schwab provided an in depth preview to the Patriots 2014 season. He says that if the Patriots can beat the Denver Broncos when they meet on November 2, then it would be hard to bet against them going back to the Super Bowl.
As Ty Law awaits his official induction into the Patriots Hall of Fame, ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss was able to catch up with him briefly and talk about what the day will mean for him.