The Patriots made some news as they began their preparations for Sunday's visit from the Los Angeles Rams, signing right tackle Marcus Cannon to a five-year contract extension.
ESPNBoston.com says it's an all-time great Patriots comeback story.
Rob Gronkowski's absence against the Jets led to some scrambling for the offense according to ESPNBoston.com.
Looking at the Rams, the Boston Globe wonders if rookie Jared Goff has enough to compete with the Patriots. The notebook includes an item on the potential return off IR of rookie Jacoby Brissett.
The Boston Herald explains why Wednesday morning is Bill Belichick's time to shine. The notebook has items highlighting the Rams defense as well as the possibility of the Patriots taking on the Raiders in Mexico City next season.
The Providence Journal says the NFL is the survival of the fittest. WEEI.com has Bart Scott talking about the possibility that the Patriots and Gronkowski could part ways in the near future. Also, WEEI.com has Josh McDaniels explaining how working with the 2001 Patriots was a great way to learn the NFL. NESN.com says the Patriots can still win the Super Bowl despite their underachieving defense.
Drew Bledsoe was in town to accept his honor at The Tradition awards at TD Garden.