Mini-camp is over in Foxborough and the Patriots have just one more week of OTAs before they complete the offseason program. At that point the team will have some time off before reporting for training camp in mid-July.
Before we completely close the door on mini-camp, NBC Sports Boston offers up five observations from last week’s work.
Along the same lines, the Patriot Ledger springs to some admittedly early conclusions based off what we’ve watched thus far.
ESPN.com’s Mike Reiss delivers his always entertaining and informative quick-hit thoughts from around the league, leading off with news of the Patriots receiving their AFC Championship rings last week.
The Boston Globe has a notebook detailing the Patriots plans for a field trip of sorts during Monday’s OTAs.
The Boston Herald reports that Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski were not part of the team’s OTAs on Monday.
MMQB.com has some additional details about the positive PED test for Julian Edelman.
The Worcester Telegram has running back Mike Gillislee hoping for a second chance in New England after a spotty first season as a Patriot.
The Athletic has some fun and tries to determine the best season ever for a Boston sports team.
Finally, some sad news as former Patriots offensive lineman Kenyatta Jones died of cardiac arrest at the age of 39 at his home in Colorado.