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 get ready for some NFL Sunday action with an early morning football fix. The links begin after the jump…
- The Oakland Raiders and the NFL lost an icon Saturday when owner Al Davis passed away at age 82. You can read Bill Belichick’s statement HERE and RObert Kraft’s statement HERE.
- The has been a lot of focus on the potential Wes Welker-Darrelle Revis matchup later today when the Pats face the Jets. I feel that the attention has been misplaced, and the true keys to the game lay elsewhere. You can see what Wes Welker has to say about being covered by Revis HERE.
- Check the Week 5 NFL predictions from Ryan Hannable and I.
- The Pats signed S Ross Ventrone to the 53-man active roster and released CB Phillip Adams.
- WEEI’s Christopher Price provides 10 matchups to watch today in the Patriots-Jets game.