The third and final phase of New England's offseason begins today, and with that in mind, **The Boston Globe** offers a projection of what the Patriots can accomplish over the next four weeks before they break for the summer.
Interested in another media member's far-too-premature 53-man roster projection? Then check out this one from **NBC Sports Boston**.
While we're looking ahead to the regular season, the Miami Dolphins have revealed what they'll be wearing for Week 2 when the current Super Bowl Champs come to town.
When the Patriots fly down to South Florida in September, they'll be doing so in their customized plane that just underwent a new paint job, as these photos from the team's official Twitter account show.
Finally today, former Patriots defensive end Chris Long announced his retirement from the NFL over the weekend. Long helped New England win its fifth Super Bowl title during the 2016 season.