The Patriots received their Super Bowl Championship rings last night during a ceremony at owner Robert Kraft's house. "This is my favorite of the three, and believe me, I'm a sentimental type of guy, and the first one will always have a special place in my heart," Bruschi said. Jerome Solomon of the Boston Globe, Rich Thompson of the Boston Herald, Mark Farinella of the Sun Chronicle all offers stories on the night's events.
Richard Seymour was in attendance last night when the New England Patriots received their Super Bowl Championship rings. Seymour had been a holdout during mini-camp this past week in what is assumed to be a contract dispute. Tom Curran of the Providence Journal, Rich Thompson of the* Boston Herald* both offer stories on Richard Seymour. "I wanted to be here with my teammates and my teammates wanted me to be here, and that's the only thing that matters,'' Seymour said. "'Im not discussing my current situation. I want to remain a professional and I always did that, and I want you guys to respect that. "
Mike Reiss of the MetroWest Daily News offers his daily sports blog with Patriots notes.
Len Pasquarelli of ESPN.com is reporting that the Patriots have reached a contract agreement with seventh-round draft pick, tight-end, Andy Stokes. Pasquarelli reports that Stokes signed a two-year deal worth $557,500. Stokes was the 255th player chosen in this year's draft and the 30th player to be dubbed "Mr. Irrelevant."
Finally, Peter King of SI.com offers his "Monday Morning Quarterback" column in which he offers some Patriots dynasty talk and takes a look into the future as he predicts the Patriots will play the Vikings in Super Bowl XL.