The *Boston Herald* begins with an update on where RB Stevan Ridley stands in free agency.
DT Sealver Siliga, meanwhile, has signed his free agent tender with New England, according to media outlets including ESPNBoston.com, which also lists several other free agents who could still be of interest to the Patriots.
DE Rob Ninkovich granted an interview at an event in Boston Thursday night, in which he discussed several topics – mostly the change that his Super Bowl champs have thus far undergone in the offseason. CSNNE.com offers a good recap of the Ninko Q&A.
*The Providence Journal* caught up with LB Jerod Mayo this week, and he says he's not speculating on his future with the Patriots, even though he "loves New England." There's also a Jonas Gray feature on the ProJo.
CBSSports.com brings us an entertaining, wide-ranging interview with TE Rob Gronkowski.
And in light of events in a local courthouse this week, Boston.com offers a light-hearted look at what head coach Bill Belichick would be asked if he ever took a witness stand.