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News Blitz 4/2: AirKraft enlisted in coronavirus fight

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The Patriots employed their team plane to join the fight against coronavirus, flying to China and returning today with over a million much-needed respirator masks for Massachusetts and New York hospitals. It is an amazing story as there were numerous hurdles to jump along the way. "I've never seen so much red tape in so many ways and obstacles that we had to overcome," said Robert Kraft, the Patriots' owner. "In today's world, those of us who are fortunate to make a difference have a significant responsibility to do so with all the assets we have available to us."

Andy Hart and Ryan Hannable of WEEI present their latest Off Day Pod, pondering what the 2020 Patriots will actually look like once they come together.

The Boston Globe has more on a report that Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will join Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in a televised charity golf round. This might be just the kind of live sports oasis we're all dreaming off to get us through the next couple months.

Mark Daniels ponders what the release of Cody Kessler might mean for the Patriots at the quarterback position. An addition seems even more of a lock now, but could put a different veteran into the mix at some point.

Another mock draft, this one from MMQB, another selection of AJ Epenesa. For a breakdown of five of the most popular players mocked to the Patriots, check out yesterday's post.

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