Official website of the New England Patriots

Patriots Unfiltered Tue May 18 | 11:55 AM - 02:00 PM

News Blitz 8/3: Brady's B-Day


Tom Brady was born this day in 1977. The celebrate the now 41-year-old's birthday, The Boston Globe published a clever list of items that TB12 might like this year.

A Providence Journal writer penned an editorial in the Portland Press Herald saying Brady at 41 refuses to act his age on the football field… and that's a good thing.

WR Chris Hogan is one of the receivers benefitting from Brady's eternal youth, as documented in today's Providence Journal. has a list of another kind: 4 things to know about newest Patriots receiver Eric Decker. That signing has yet to be made official by the team, but all indications are that it's all but a foregone conclusion at this point.

There's another Patriots 53-man roster projection out there, this time as predicted by a Boston Herald scribe.

One player who might be a long shot to make that final roster is first-year safety Demarius Travis. NBC Sports Boston shines a spotlight on him today.

One of the most interesting drills to watch in training camp is the 1-on-1 period between offensive and defensive linemen. Boston Sports Journal chronicles that battle royale in a fascinating feature today.

Finally, The Athletic website offers a paean to Randy Moss as the former Patriots receiver prepares to enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend.