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…
- The Patriots were victorious over the Chargers yesterday, 35-21. You can watch game highlights HERE.
- Watch Bill Belichick’s post-game press conference.
- Also, check out Tom Brady’s press conference, and he was joined by Deion Branch.
- Vince Wilfork had a 28-yard INT return in yesterday’s game. You can watch that highlight HERE, and probably get aggravated listening to Jim Nantz call Wilfork, “Wilford.”
- Mike Rodak from ESPN Boston provides 3 players who are “up,” and 3 players who are “down” from the Pats-Chargers game.
- The Pats defense is making a statement with two goal line stands in two weeks.
- Check out Comcast Sports Net’s “Best & Worst” from the Patriots-Chargers game.
- In the understatement of the season thus far, Mary Paoletti from Comcast Sports Net says that the Pats’ cornerbacks need to tighten up.