It's the offseason. That means much of the news surrounding the NFL is speculation. Speculation on which players a team might draft. Speculation on which players a team might sign.
And, today, some speculation as to what Tom Brady might want to do with his life once his career playing football comes to an end.
The Boston Herald passes on a report from* Star* magazine saying that Brady is considering a career in acting after his days throwing the football are up. A source told Star, "At 37, Tom knows he only has a few seasons left before retirement. He's thinking ahead and believes he could become a huge movie star."
In football news, the Herald offers up five takeaway thoughts from last week's media access in Indy at the Combine.
From over the weekend, the* Herald* also brings an update on Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower, who may face a long recovery process from recent shoulder surgery.
The Boston Globe also culls together a variety of notes from the Scouting Combine, as well as a look at Oregon defensive lineman Arik Armstead, the brother of former Patriot Armond Armstead.
ESPNBoston.com begins taking a look at the financial situation surrounding Patriots free agents, starting with kicker Stephen Gostkowski. Elsewhere, the site offers up Mike Reiss' always very informative Sunday notes.
CSNNE.com relays some wide receiver prospects at the Combine talking about Julian Edelman.
WEEI.com collects its own Sunday notes column, with comments from Nick Caserio about the Patriots offseason.