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 start the last day of the weekend off right with an early morning football fix. The links begin after the jump…
- Here’s the latest on the NFL labor negotiations, including a bulleted list of what we know about the new CBA.
- ESPN Boston continues its look at Patriots personnel who work behind the scenes with a profile of Director of Football/Head Coach Administration Berj Najarian.
- ESPN Boston’s Mike Rodak breaks down the Patriots’ roster by the numbers.
- Here’s video of comments from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA (?) President DeMaurice Smith about the progress of the NFL labor negotiations.
- Patriots Football Weekly ranks the best jersey numbers in Patriots history.
- Jason La Canfora takes a look at some of the new players who would become unrestricted free agents under the proposed new CBA.