Still a week or so outside of training camp, news on the Patriots remains scarce.
The *Boston Herald *predicts the starters at the safety position for the upcoming season and analyzes the keys for the future at that position.
Elsewhere, was Ben Coatesthe best Patriots tight end of all time? The *Eagle-Tribune *compares Coates to Russ Francisand explains why it believes Coates should not be the only tight end in the organization's Hall of Fame.
And finally, think the Patriots are poised to make another run at a Super Bowl title this year? SportingNews.com seems to, as it lays out a prediction for the 2008 season and playoffs. And find out who the site thinks the Patriots biggest obstacle is in the AFC.