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, put off your work (just keep an eye out for the boss), and get your early morning football fix. The links begin after the jump…
- Continuing looking at the X’s and O’s of the Patriots’ Most Memorable Touchdowns of 2010, yesterday I broke down Wes Welker’s touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts from Week 11. Later today, I’ll look at Rob Gronkowski’s first touchdown against the Buffalo Bills from Week 16.
- If there is a regular season, you can purchase individual game tickets beginning July 15. Prepare now because they usually sell out very quickly.
- Despite the Patriots’ defensive woes in 2010, they were the surest-tackling team in the NFL, missing only 44 tackles all season. LB Jerod Mayo led the team with only one broken tackle all season, an incredible feat.
- Is Patriots S Bret Lockett involved with Kim Kardashian? He thinks so… You can watch his rap video HERE. Seriously.
- RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis had a great 2010 season earning the starting role with the Patriots, but according to a study conducted, he had a much better season than we thought.