The *Boston Globe* reports that the Patriots are unlikely to redo Richard Seymour's contract at this point and also cites from player sources that Seymour is preparing to be a prolonged holdout. If Seymour is a long-term holdout the Patriots still have options with Jarvis Green and Rodney Bailey.
The *Boston Globe* offers the contract details of Ryan Claridge and Matt Cassel who are the latest draft picks to be signed by the Patriots. Claridge and Cassel both signed four-year deals.
The Boston Globe also reports that linebacker Roman Phifer still remains unsigned and notes that Phifer's locker is still in place at Gillette Stadium, which may be an indication that the Patriots still intend on signing Phifer. This article also offers Patriots and NFL notes.