The boys are back. With the start of training camp, the Patriots have officially hit the field as a team, signaling the start of the 2016-17 football season.
While the team had to report this week, many of the players returned to New England early, gearing up for camp. From last minute training sessions to the first morning practice, your Patriots have had a lot to say.
Check out what some your veterans, rookies and new guys have been tweeting and posting as they get back into the rhythm of the preseason.
For more photos from the first day of training camp, check out the gallery below.
View a collection of the best images from Patriots Training Camp in Foxborough on Thursday, July 28, 2016.