Before training camp begins Thursday morning at Gilette Stadium, the Patriots have placed five players on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. Names include DL Ty Warren, LB Shawn Crable, OL Rich Ohrnberger, OT Mark LeVoirand DL Darryl Richard. The Boston Herald reports that Warren's off season surgeries are going to keep him off the field for the beginning of camp.
Staying on the defensive side of the ball, the *Boston Globe *addresses the "new-look" secondary heading into this year's camp.
Lastly in today's blitz, the Globe provides five main topics of intrigue as the team opens the 2009 season.