The Patriots spring work is complete, at least the portion the media is allowed to watch – the team has one final OTA scheduled for Thursday – and first impressions of the 2016 version of the club are being formed.
ESPNBoston.com watched five practices and came away believing New England could still use some help at the running back position. That was one of several observations from the spring workouts.
Boston.com has a story chronicling Wes Welker's offseason full of providing help to some of the Patriots chief rivals.
It's never too early to make roster projections and MassLive.com has three players he believes will ultimately make the cut. NESN.com offers some roster projections of their own.
Even though he hasn't been on the field, CSNNE.com says Danny Amendola has been helping the young receivers behind the scenes.
NESN.com looks at Nate Ebner's chances of landing a spot on the U.S. Olympic Rugby team.
Finally, NESN.com has some offseason winners based off OTAs.