*Boston Globe *writer Mike Reiss offers an article on the specifics of the Patriots deal with Willie Andrews and reports that the team also agreed to terms with offensive lineman Dan Stevenson, a sixth-round pick out of Notre Dame.
The*Tulsa World* offers an interview with Patriots rookie Garrett Mills discussing the upcoming challenges of training-camp beginning July 28, 2006. "For me, it's going to be an attitude of taking it one day at a time, one practice at a time," Mills said.
In his Patriots blog, Mike Reiss of the Boston Globe reports dialogue with former Patriots receiver Bethel Johnson in which he speaks about his time with his new club, the New Orleans Saints.
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Elizabeth Merrill of the Kansas City Star interviews free agent cornerback Ty Law while he was down in St. Louis training. Law talks about potentially returning to New England. "It's not out of the question that I can return back to New England because I didn't leave on bad terms," said Ty Law. "It was business. Me and coach (Bill) Belichick, contrary to what everyone might believe, we're fine."
Judy Battista of the New York Times offers an article on the size of coaching staffs around the NFL. According to Battista the New England Patriots have the smallest staff with 12.
In his Patriots blog, Mike Reiss of the Boston Globe reports that the Patriots signed seventh-round draft pick cornerback Willie Andrews.