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News Blitz 7/25: Patriots moving toward training camp

Rookies and other early arrivals have reported to Foxborough and the rest of the veterans will be right behind them later this week.

Finally, football is returning to Gillette Stadium as training camp opens with its first public practice on Thursday.

With that in mind, the media is ramping up coverage of New England's favorite sports team and previewing what to expect this summer on the practice field.

The Boston Globe offers up a guide to fans to how best go about watching practices from the bleachers or grassy hill behind Gillette. The Globe also has a rundown of what to expect from top to bottom in training camp for the Patriots, while columnist Chris Gasper passes along six of his thoughts heading into training camp.

In case anyone was looking for more Deflategate coverage, the Globe attempts to clear up the supposed myths regarding the never-ending NFL controversy.

If you missed it, the Patriots made a couple roster moves over the weekend to add depth heading to practice action.

The Boston Herald breaks down exactly what Tom Brady can and cannot do when his four-game Deflategate suspension begins during the first week of the regular season. The Herald also looks at five issues facing the Patriots as practice action prepares to kick off. The Herald's Inside Track section closes the door on the Summer of Gronk.

Providence Journal columnist Jim Donaldson compares Deflategate – and its handling -- to the hacking scandal involving a former St. Louis Cardinals employee.

ESPNBoston.com highlights left tackle Nate Solder returning from injury as one of the many areas to watch on the New England offense to open training camp this week. The site breaks down how safety Vinnie Sunseri – the former Saints and Alabama player signed over the weekend – might fit with his new team. Mike Reiss' must-read Sunday notes leads off with a look at how Jimmy Garoppolo benefits from J.J. Watt's back injury.

WEEI.com's Sunday notes highlight the fact that the first few weeks of the season could be a bit more crazy thanks to all the players who will be suspended to open the new year.

CSNNE.com has another 53-man Patriots roster projection, although I can't tell you who made the cut because I didn't click through the slideshow.

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