Even slow days of football news seem to end up bringing plenty to talk about.
That's certainly the case this Friday morning as we tip-toe into the first day of spring.
While there is limited news surrounding the Patriots in regards to free agency or the draft, New England's tampering charges against the Jets have stirred up some interesting commentary out of the Big Apple.
The New York Daily News offers up a laughable defense of the Jets pursuit of Darrelle Revis that calls the Patriots "petty" for pursuing tampering charges against their Border War rival. Manish Mehta closes the piece out by telling the Patriots to “stop whining.”
The Boston Globe's NFL notebook includes tight end Charles Clay jumping from one Patriots division foe to another.
The Boston Herald's NFL notebook notes that Dwayne Bowe signed with the Browns.
ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss puts forth his thoughts on the tampering situation with the Jets. The site also has Cameron Fleming checking in from Stanford’s pro day, as well as details of the Patriots contracts signed by Travaris Cadet and Bradley Fletcher.
CSNNE.com says Fletcher will be a “reclamation project” for the Patriots.
WEEI.com breaks down Bill Belichick’s most frequent trade partners. The site also continues its pre-draft work with a look at Kentucky defensive end Bud Dupree.
A column on NFL.com says the Patriots will miss the playoffs in 2015…if Rob Gronkowski can’t stay healthy.
NESN.com notes that a Mel Kiper Insider story on ESPN.com includes an anonymous NFL GM calling Julian Edelman “the toughest cover in the NFL right now.”