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 Ryan Hannable’s history lesson on the Patriots-Jets rivalry in the Rex Ryan Era.
- CBS Sports’ Pete Prisco examines how Wes Welker gets so open.
- TE Aaron Hernandez is listed as “Questionable” for Sunday’s game, and ESPN Boston’s Mike Reiss examines how Hernandez will be the X Factor in the game.
- Jerry Rice thinks that the Jets should double Wes Welker.