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…
- BenJarvus Green-Ellis is nominated for the NFL FedEx Ground Player of the Week. Vote for him!
- A Jets cameraman was seen on TV taping the Patriots-Jets game. Is that ok?
- Check out video of members of the Patriots building a new playground in Providence, RI.
- S James Ihedigbo is continuing to receive attention for his play Sunday against the Jets in his first career start. Perhaps my “Rush to Judgment” on Monday wasn’t too far off.
- The Jets traded WR Derrick Mason to the Houston Texans in a breaking story late last night.
- NFL Network’s Albert Breer thinks that the Patriots are starting to show toughness that they have lacked in the playoffs.
- Where’s Jermaine Cunningham? ESPN Boston searches…
- Patriots OC Bill O’Brien is worried about having to face the Dallas defense.
Topics: BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Bill O'Brien, Derrick Mason, Houston Texans, James Ihedigbo, Jermaine Cunningham, New England Patriots, New York Jets, NFL, NFL FedEx Ground Player Of The Week, Patriots Charity Events