Michael O'Connor of the Boston Herald offers a story on Tom Brady and the deeper role he will play this season managing the offense. Michael O'Connor also offers an additional story on Richard Seymour, who was in attendance at Patriots charity golf event yesterday.
Eric McHugh of the Patriot Ledger offers a story on Tedy Bruschi. McHugh reports that though Bruschi's career is in limbo, he is still working out in the weight room and attending meetings. "It's a defense that I've been a part of for years," Bruschi said. "I know the ins and outs like the back of my hand. I know what Bill (Belichick) is going to call before he calls it. I've known Eric and I know how he's going to handle things. So if I can give (the new linebackers) a couple of tips or something while I'm in meetings, I'll do that."
Mike Reiss of the MetroWest Daily News offers his daily sports blog with Patriots notes.
USA Today's "Inside Slant" offers a review of the Patriots mini-camp and also offers Patriots notes and quotes.