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News Blitz 8/15: Brady ready for Eagles

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Tom Brady met with the media for the second time during training camp on Tuesday and touched on a variety of topics from his new helmet, his desire to continue playing and working through his frustrations over an overall lack of execution.

NBC Sports Boston believes the Patriots still aren’t ready to commit to Brady long-term.

The Boston Globe looks at Brady’s desire to get up to speed with his new receivers, something he says is a two-way street. The Boston Herald says Brady is ready to continue playing as long as he can, starting with Thursday’s night’s preseason battle with Philadelphia.

The Boston Globe’s notebook leads off with concern about an apparent knee injury suffered by Phillip Dorsett at Tuesday’s practice.

The Boston Herald says Jacob Hollister has heeded Brady’s advice and put in plenty of extra work with the quarterback. The Providence Journal catches up with Nate Ebner, who is happy to be back on the field with his teammates. It takes some time for new players to pick up the Patriots system. NBC Sports Boston wonders if Eric Decker will get it.

The Athletic believes Deatrich Wise has added an array of moves to his pass rushing arsenal and that could lead to big things for the second-year defensive end. NESN.com looks at the winners and losers from camp. Could Eddie Pleasant push Jordan Richards off the roster? WEEI.com believes injuries and a lack of depth are already becoming issues for the Patriots.

Mike Reiss of ESPN.com relays a story of the bond between Patrick Chung and Jack Barry, a 10-year-old from Montana who is battling cancer. 

Elsewhere, Rob Gronkowski says he finally splurged and bought something for himself.

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