After receiving the Patriots' franchise tag last week, it appears QB **Matt Cassel **has accepted the one-year tender of $14.6 million.
According to published reports, Cassel has sent a letter to the team informing them of his decision.
The New York Times website offers a rather detailed analysis of the Cassel-Tom Brady situation that New England is dealing with this offseason.
In The Providence Journal, a columnist attempts to put Steelers fans in their place and defends the Patriots as the team of this decade.
Meanwhile, on a fan-based website, there's areview of a new book about the Patriots called Stadium Stories.