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…
- Four New England Patriots made NFL Network analyst Michael Lombardi’s 53-man Dream Team roster.
- Yesterday, the Patriots signed TE Dan Gronkowski and released DL Gerard Warren.
- Check out video of Dan Gronkowski’s first practice in a Patriots uniform.
- Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston previews NFL Network’s documentary on Bill Belichick.
- ESPN Boston passes along some quotes from the Dolphins on the Patriots.
- Only one player, RT Sebastian Vollmer, missed practice yesterday.
- Jeff Howe of NESN.com believes that Gerard Warren will be return to the team soon.
- Check out video of former WR Troy Brown’s thoughts on the Pats’ cuts and other roster moves.