We kick things off today with ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reisstaking a look at the Patriots **available rookie pool** to sign their 11 draft picks. Reiss adds 11 takeaways from the team's 11 picks.
Reiss also provides some comments from Bill Belichickwith regard to his message to the incoming class.
Boston.com's Rachel Bowers introduces us to the team's rookie class.
Nick O'Malley of the *Springfield Republican *offers NFL comparisons for each of the Patriots picks.
CSNNE.com'sPhil Perry says one of the Patriots rookies was “crying like a baby” when he heard from the Patriots.
Perry also says Rob Gronkowski is in the running for the cover of Madden 16.
Perry's colleague Tom E. Curran says the Patriots will be interested in LSU tackle La'el Collins if he is cleared of any wrongdoing in a murder case involving an ex-girlfriend.
NESN.com's Mike Cole has news of the Patriots releasing veteran corner Alfonzo Dennard.
NESN.com's Doug Kyed reports the Patriots have added another undrafted free agent.
WEEI.com'sChris Price details the Patriots pre-draft contact with each of their 11 picks.