Guard Stephen Neal'sretirement will be the news of the day today, when he makes the announcement officially during the Noon Eastern hour. Word of his retirement first surfaced late yesterday.
Elsewhere,ESPNBoston.com has a health update on DL **Mike Wright**, who's recovering from a severe concussion.
*The Boston Globe *offers a detailed look at the NFL's labor situation, with the CBA deadline looming at midnight.
In one of the stories about Neal's decision, in the Boston Herald, there's news about **BenJarvus Green-Ellis' **status with New England, and another piece on **Sammy Morris' **future with the Patriots.
And in other Patriots RB news, **Danny Woodhead **was honored in his homestate of Nebraska.