Lauren Daley of the Standard Times reports that Patriots special team's player Je'Rod Cherry made a special trip to West Side High School in New Bedford to urge students to stay in school. "I'm no different than anyone here. ... You can make your dreams come true, but you've got to realize it's all about school," said Cherry.
The Boston Globe is reporting that the Patriots signed draft picks Ryan Claridge and Matt Cassel to four-year contracts. The Patriots have not officially announced the signing.
Michael Vega of the Boston Globe reports that Dan Koppen, Christian Fauria and Josh Miller took part in the Bank of America Championship Golf Tournament at Nashawtuc Country Club yesterday where they were paired up with John Mahaffey.
John Clayton of ESPN.com offers a story on how top free agent's still on the market in June are not fetching the big money contracts they are demanding. Free agent's are forced to sign on the cheap because NFL teams simply do not have the cap room to offer big money contracts this time of the year. Clayton gives good grades to the New England Patriots for aquiring good players such as Chad Brown, Antuan Edwards & Chad Morton for veteran minimum contracts.