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 holiday weekend relaxation with an early morning football fix. The links begin after the jump…
- The search for OLB help in free agency continues, with the spotlight shining on former NY Giants DE/OLB Mathias Kiwanuka.
- Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston sits down with Jack Mula, a former players agent and Patriots general counsel/personnel and current advisor to many NCAA programs, to pick his brain on the NFL lockout.
- The Boston Herald continues its look at free agents for the Patriots, this time focusing on the tight end position.
- How do you stop Wes Welker?