After a furious flurry of activity for the Patriots during the second week of free agency, things settled down significantly in the days that followed. New England signed veteran wide receiver Nate Washington last week, and then was rather quiet as the holiday weekend came and went.
That didn't stop some from coming up with a few items of note for the Patriots ESPNBoston.com offered a piece on Chris Long, one of the Patriots key free agent signings, and how his famous father believes he will be a nice fit in New England.
With head injuries once again dominating the NFL storylines late last week, the
Back to actual football, MassLive.com provides a breakdown of the Patriots roster and offers suggestions of the team's biggest needs, both short and long term.
Finally, ESPNBoston.com has some interesting comments from long-time NFL special teams coach Brad Seely regarding the league's recent decision to move touchbacks up to the 25-yard line among some other thoughts from around the league.