The Combine is underway in Indianapolis and there are plenty of local writers on hand to offer their views. Our own Andy Hartand Erik Scalavinoare there as usual and offer the most comprehensive coverage of the event in New England. But if you somehow still need more here's an offering of what's going on ...
ESPNBoston'sMike Reisstakes a look at the Patriots perspective at the Combine.
The Boston Herald'sIan Rapoportcatches up withKevin Faulk, who discusses his plans for rehab if a lockout prevents him from doing so in Foxborough.
Rapoport adds an interesting blog item explaining that the union's stance on the franchise tag has not changed despite having a couple of players sign their tenders.
He also examines the Patriots efforts at the Combine.
CSNNE.com's Tom Curranwonders if Pittsburgh offensive lineman **Willie Colon **could potentially be on the Patriots radar.
Jeff Howe of NESN.com offers 20 Patriots-related thoughts.
Nationally, the labor situation continues to dominate the headlines, even if very little information is trickling out of the meetings.
The Associated Press wraps up the sixth day of labor mediation.
ESPN.com's AFC East blogger Tim Grahamsays the situation with the CBA is making for some strange days at the Combine in Indianapolis.
ESPN's Adam Schefterreports on the special meeting to gather all head coaches and general managers called by the league.
NFLDraftscout.com takes a look at each teams' positional needs in the upcoming draft. Like most, they have outside linebacker at the top of the Patriots list.