Good morning! The First Shot provides you with a healthy helping of links to the top Patriots-related stories around the internet to get your day started. Enjoy your breakfast, your coffee, and continue your 3-day weekend with an early morning football fix. The links begin after the jump…
- Yesterday, I started an X’s and O’s analysis of the Patriots’ most memorable touchdowns of 2010. I looked at Aaron Hernandez’s second touchdown against the Green Bay Packers from Week 15. Stay tuned to Musket Fire later today as I continue that series with a look at Gary Guyton’s pick six against the Bengals from Week 1.
- Bill Belichick gave a commencement address at Suffield Academy, and ESPN Boston passes along some of the more memorable quotes from Belichick’s speech.
- Ever want to follow your favorite Patriots on Twitter? Here is a list of Patriots who have official Twitter accounts.
- Patriots RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis has reached out to the Patriots’ two rookie running backs, Shane Vereen and Stevan Ridley, trying to give them some help during the NFL lockout.