There is still a lot of work to be done with training a few weeks away, but it's not too early to take a peek at the Patriots landscape and try to figure out how some pieces might fit in. That's exactly what the coaching staff has been doing over the past several weeks, and one guy evidently has generated some excitement.
The Athletic's Jeff Howe writes that the coaches were "fired up" over Jamie Collins' offseason efforts as they look to welcome the linebacker back into the lineup.
Other than that, not much to offer on another lazy summer day in Foxborough.
The Boston Globe believes the Patriots are loaded in the secondary but wonders which players will make the final cut.
Looking for a way to improve the NFL draft? Well, The Athletic is and they have an idea to change the whole process to an auction.