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…
- Ryan Hannable shares four thoughts on the Patriots’ season thus far.
- In the same vein, ESPN Boston’s Mike Reiss and Chris Forsberg share their five things we’ve learned about the Patriots.
- Patriots owner Robert Kraft would like Wes Welker to be a, “Patriot for life.”
- Patriots president Jonathon Kraft said that Bill Belichick will be coaching the Patriots “for the foreseeable future.”
- Comcast Sports’ Tom Curran grades the Pats a B+ thus far.