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…
- The Patriots are showing up big in analysts’ season predictions.
- The Patriots surprisingly cut Brandon Meriweather. Check out the Pats’ 53-man roster, at least how it looked after the initial cuts.
- Veteran free agent guard Brian Waters, formerly of the Kansas City Chiefs, visited with the team yesterday. The Patriots need quality depth at right guard, and Waters could help in that area.
- Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston analyzes the Patriots’ roster position by position.