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…
- Yesterday, we learned likely the primary reason that Shaun Ellis chose the Patriots over the Jets: The Pats quadrupled the money the Jets were offering. The Pats also announced that they re-signed DL Gerard Warren.
- The Pats had some players banged up in practice yesterday, hopefully nothing too serious. For more notes from yesterday’s camp, here’s ESPN Boston, the Boston Herald, and the Boston Globe. Additionally, Chad Ochocinco had a strong practice and could be cured of a recent bout with the “dropsies.”
- The latest edition of Patriots Today passes along comments from the newest Patriots, Shaun Ellis and Andre Carter.
- Planning on attending training camp today or tomorrow? Click HERE for the times.
- WR Taylor Price may be seeing his playing time increased this coming season, as Belichick actually let some praise slip in a news conference.