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News Blitz 5/31: Thomas: 'I could have been gone'

Eric Bakke via AP
Eric Bakke via AP

The Patriots will kick off their mandatory three-day mini-camp next week but until then things are rather slow in Foxborough. Not much in the news regarding the local football team today but we'll provide a couple of clips that may be of interest.

Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas was involved in a serious car accident several months ago and he discussed it recently on TMZ Sports, where he said he feels fortunate to be alive.

Roger Goodell talked to the Washington Post and doesn't appear to be willing to give up his power when it comes to disciplining players when the next CBA comes out.

Boston Sports Journal looks at the impact the new deals for Julian Edelman and Brandon King will have on the Patriots salary cap.

Former Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett recently spoke at a forum called Athletes & Activism in Washington where he called on Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Peyton Manning to join NFL player protest.

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