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 cap off the weekend right with an early morning football fix. The links begin after the jump…
- Here’s my initial reaction/thoughts on last night’s shellacking by the Detroit Lions.
- Here’s audio of Bill Belichick’s post-game press conference, as well as Tom Brady’s.
- ESPN Boston suggests three players who are up, and three who are down from last night’s game.
- In a similar vein, Tom Curran from Comcast Sports Net put together a “Best and Worst” list from the game.
- The secondary played about as bad as ever last night, and Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald catches up with Devin McCourty and Kyle Arrington after the game.
- Wonder what the other side is saying? Here’s some post-game chatter from the Lions, sounding very Patriot-like by tempering their enthusiasm after a big win — a preseason win.