While the rest of Patriots Nation awaitsJudge Richard Berman's decision on Tom Brady's Deflatgate appeal, the Patriots held their annual Kickoff Gala at Gillette Stadium Tuesday night and Nate Solder was named the 2015 recipient of the Ron Burton Community Service Award. ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reisshas the story. Brady spoke as part of a panel discussion at the event and offered an amusing quip about the offseason. Owner Robert Kraft informed his team to ignore the noise.
Reiss also has some information on the team's most recent round of roster cuts.
Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald believes the Patriots have issues beyond Brady's status. She leads her notebook with an item about Aaron Dobson.Jeff Howe has news of Bryan Stork being cleared for practice after his concussion.