Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston.com leads us off with news ofDont'a Hightower's continuing shoulder rehab.Karen Guregianof the Boston Herald also speaks with Hightower, who says he has no regrets about playing through the injury.
Reiss also writes about safeties as part of his beyond-the-first-round series. Guregian likes defensive tackle Michael Bennett. NESN.com's Doug Kyed has news of Tevin Coleman's visit with the Patriots.
Mike Rodak from ESPN.com has Rex Ryan discussing Tom Brady's now infamous first pitch at the Red Sox game.
Jeff Howe of the* Boston Herald *says the Patriots were mostly quiet in the wake of Aaron Hernandez' conviction.
Tom E. Curran of CSNNE.com says Nick Caserio is an often overlooked element of the Patriots success.