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…
- The Bruins winning the Stanley Cup has cemented Boston as Title Town, with 7 championships in 10 years. Check out this video entitled “A Decade of Championships” at ESPN Boston.
- All of the Boston pro sports coaches, including Bill Belichick, offered Bruins coach Claude Julien their support throughout the Stanley Cup playoffs. Julien now takes his position with Belichick, Doc Rivers, and Terry Francona as a Boston champion.
- Check out this full page ad Patriots owner Robert Kraft took out in the Boston Herald congratulating the Bruins on winning the Stanley Cup.
- What are the chances the Patriots make it to the Super Bowl? Vote in the poll HERE.
- Check out this video from Patriots.com looking at members of the Patriots’ coaching staff before they were coaches.
- The Patriots have made a lot of draft selections over the past couple of years, and the Patriots’ Official Website has put together a list of 10 young players with “Great Expectations” going to the 2011/2012 NFL season.
- QB Tom Brady’s finances are in good order (shock, I know), as he comes in at #9 on the Fortune 50 list of sports athletes.