Jeff Howe](https://twitter.com/jeffphowe)* of the *Boston Herald reports via Twitter that Patriots WR Aaron Dobson underwent surgery yesterday to repair a stress fracture in his left foot.
Jeff Howe also reports that the Patriots have intensified contract talks with WR Julian Edelman in the final hours before free agency in an attempt to keep him off the open market.
"The two sides have shared mutual interest throughout the offseason," adds Howe. "It's time to see if they can reach a resolution before the league's other 31 teams have the opportunity to offer Edelman an official contract." READ MORE>>