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 Pats are favored by 9 1/2 over the Jets. Is that too much? Vote in the poll!
- The Jets have remained relatively quiet thus far leading up the game with the Patriots, which is surprising. However, you just can’t shut Antonio Cromartie up for very long.
- Aaron Hernandez, Albert Haynesworth, and Mike Wright returned to practice yesterday.
- The Pats brought in DE Chauncey Davis, S Sean Considine, and LB Robert Eddins for workouts.
- Check out Tedy Bruschi’s breakdown of the Patriots-Jets game.
- The Patriots are expecting Gary Guyton to step up and fill in for the injured Jerod Mayo.
- Vince Wilfork is not looking forward to potentially playing against Jets C Nick Mangold.