First-round pick N’Keal Harry has an interesting story, having moved to Arizona from his native St. Vincent and the Grenadines as a child. He grew up in Chandler, Arizona, with his grandmother before arriving at Arizona State, where he enjoyed a productive career with the Aztecs.
The Athletic provides a nice profile of Harry, focusing on his relationship with his grandmother, which he says helped provide his path to the Patriots.
Roster projections are always fun, especially in May. The Boston Herald takes a crack at one before mini-camp kicks off next week. Boston Sports Journal also gets into the roster prediction business. Not to be outdone, WEEI.co, offers its version of the 53-man roster also.
The Benjamin Watson news doesn’t have to be all bad, at least according to ESPN.com. Their thought is the roster flexibility could benefit the team and Watson would still be around to provide insurance should he be needed.
Bruins captain Zdeno Chara says Tom Brady is an inspiration to everyone.
WEEI.com wonders if the Patriots have a chance to land free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy.