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…
- Just in case you missed all of the NFL lockout craziness from yesterday, I had you covered: Logan Mankins didn’t actually ask for $10 mill; The NFL owners voted in favor of a new CBA, but the players did not vote for the deal; The players may or may not vote on the labor deal later today.
- For those that are curious as to attending Myra Kraft’s funeral today or where to send sympathy cards/charity donations, click HERE.
- Here is a story from NFL.com on one of the emails sent by NFLPA general counsel Richard Berthelsen, which took major issue with the NFL owner’s timeline for union re-certification.
- Former Patriot Asante Samuel released a rap song…what is with players and releasing rap songs lately? END THIS LOCKOUT!!