All eyes will be on the practice fields behind Gillette Stadium Tuesday morning as Tom Brady is set to join his teammates for the first time this offseason. The Patriots kick off three days of mandatory mini-camp in Foxborough, and Brady, as well as Rob Gronkowski, is expected to be there.
The Boston Globe anticipates Brady's arrival and Dan Shaughnessy writes an open letter to the Patriots quarterback looking for an explanation. ESPN.com says Brady is back building connections with his teammates later than normal.
As for Gronkowski, the Boston Globe says the tight end's problems are nothing that a few more dollars won’t fix. The Boston Herald says mini-camp will be the Brady-Gronk show.
NBC Sports Boston wonders what the best course of action for Brady and Gronkowski is during mini-camp. WEEI.com has five things that will be intriguing to watch this week.
The Globe also ranks the 10 most important figures in the Patriots organization. HINT: Kraft, Belichick and Brady all rank quite high. The Boston Sports Journal offers a stock watch of the Patriots receiving corps.
ESPN believes the Patriots would be a nice landing spot for free agent CB Delvin Breaux.