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…
- Bill Belichick’s facing off against Chiefs defensive coordinator and former coaching assistant Romeo Crennel. Ryan Hannable examines Belichick’s record against former assistants.
- Scott Pioli came to Bill Belichick’s defense yesterday in regards to personnel decisions.
- Wes Welker isn’t discussing the knee injury that has limited his participation in practice.
- Check out Tedy Bruschi’s breakdown of the Pats’ Monday night game against the Chiefs.