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…
- With the NFL trade deadline approaching, the Patriots find themselves amidst some trade rumors.
- Jerod Mayo remarkably returned to practice yesterday less than two weeks after spraining his MCL.
- The Pats signed DT Marcus Harrison yesterday and released CB Phillip Adams.
- NFL Network’s Albert Breer looks at the struggles of Pats CB Devin McCourty.
- Click HERE for a roundup of all of the predictions for the Pats-Cowboys game from ESPN.
- Big Vince Wilfork is “just a speed bump?”