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…
- Check out my Studs & Duds from the Patriots-Raiders game.
- Wes Welker is on pace for a record-breaking season for the Patriots.
- With Jerod Mayo out for possibly 6 weeks, I feel that the Patriots should try and trade for the Seattle Seahawks‘ Aaron Curry, who is said to be on the market.
- Dane Fletcher is making an impact on both offense and defense.
- Check out Tedy Bruschi’s breakdown of the Patriots-Raiders game.
- ESPN Boston’s Chris Forsberg breaks down Stevan Ridley’s 33-yard TD run against the Raiders.
- Bill Belichick, appearing on WEEI radio, called the game against the Raiders Brady’s best of the year so far.