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…
- Tom Brady and Andre Carter are up for weekly NFL honors. Speaking of which, Andre Carter was chosen as the AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his 4.5 sack performance against the Jets. Excuse me, his 4-sack performance against the Jets.
- Patriots OL Rich Ohrnberger visited with patients at the Jimmy Fund Clinic on Tuesday.
- Check out Bill Belichick’s breakdown of some of the key plays from Sunday’s win over the Jets.
- Belichick explained, for the first time, that Matt Patricia is calling the defensive plays. He also discussed Bill O’Brien’s repsonsibilities as offensive coordinator.
- The Eagles released former Patriots safety Jarrad Page. With all of the injuries in the secondary, could he be re-signed to help with the depth?
- Devin McCourty, Brandon Spikes, and Dane Fletcher were not at Wednesday’s walkthrough practice.
Topics: Andre Carter, Bill Belichick, Brandon Spikes, Dane Fletcher, Devin McCourty, Jarrad Page, Jimmy Fund Clinic, Matt Patricia, New England Patriots, New York Jets, NFL, Patriots Injuries, Rich Ohrnberger, Tom Brady