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’ fifth-round pick, cancer survivor Marcus Cannon, has been cleared to practice and took the field yesterday with the team.
- The Pats signed DB Malcolm Williams to the practice squad and released DB Josh Victorian.
- ESPN Boston does a stats comparison between the Steelers and the Patriots.
- BenJarvus Green-Ellis takes a pounding with his running style? Not according to him?
- Rob Gronkowski is a fun-loving guy, according to Tom Brady.
- Are the Patriots worthy of the number one seed?