The Patriots introduced first-round pickMalcom Brown to the media yesterday and ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss offers his impressions. Shalise Manza Young of the* Boston Globe* also chimes in on Brown, while Jeff Howe of the* Boston Herald* says that Brown is OK with setting the bar high.
The Herald's Karen Guregian believes Brown will help the Patriots build their next great defensive line.
OTAs continue in Foxborough and one player that Reiss is anxious to see is running back Tyler Gaffney.
CSNNE.com's Phil Perryhas Brown claiming the Patriots practice of having players on the field without uniform numbers helps the learning process.
The Globe's Chris Gasper says winning isn't the only reason much of the nation dislikes the Patriots.
CSNNE.com's Tom E. Curran believes Deflategate continues to hover over the team.
NESN.com's Doug Kyed believes the Houston Texans appearance on HBO's "Hard Knocks" could offer a glimpse into the Patriots way of doing business.