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 kick off the weekend right with an early morning football fix. The links begin after the jump…
- Check out who’s out and who’s questionable for Sunday’s Patriots-Bills game.
- The Pats released TE Dan Gronkowski yesterday. Another roster move is sure to follow soon.
- Yesterday was the 10-year anniversary of the Mo Lewis hit on Drew Bledsoe, which opened up the opportunity for Tom Brady to lead the Patriots. NFL.com looks back at the hit. Also, Shaun Ellis, who was chasing Bledsoe when Lewis hit him, reflects back on what happened.
- Bill Belichick, always the historian, quotes Curly from the Three Stooges…yep.
- Christopher Price of WEEI looks at some things we learned from Part 2 of “Bill Belichick: A Football Life.”