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…
- Check out the Patriots’ studs and duds from the Cowboys game.
- The Patriots defense came up big again in the Cowboys game.
- You can listen to Bill Belichick’s weekly appearance on WEEI radio HERE.
- The Patriots released CB Sterling Moore and S Ross Ventrone. They could return to the practice squad. Were they released to make room for returning PUP players?
- The Patriots were rumored to be interested in trading for Broncos WR Brandon Lloyd, but he ended up going to the Rams.
- Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien and director of player personnel Nick Caserio voiced their support for Chad Ochocinco yesterday in a conference call. ESPN Boston’s Chris Forsberg thinks it’s no big deal that Ochocinco is underperforming.
- Ty Law offers advice to Devin McCourty HERE.