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 Patriots had three injured players return to practice yesterday. Click HERE for the complete report.
- Tell me if you’ve heard this one before: OL Thomas Welch has been re-signed to the practice squad.
- Check out Bill Belichick’s X’s & O’s breakdown of some key plays from the Patriots-Jets game.
- The last time the Pats faced a Rob Ryan defense was in Cleveland last season and the offense stumbled. The have to face Rob Ryan again this season now that he is the Dallas defensive coordinator.
- Dallas HC Jason Garrett had high praise for…Albert Haynesworth?
- Wes Welker said in a conference call with the Dallas media that he wants to stay in New England. He is in the final year of his contract.