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 weekend started. Enjoy your breakfast, your coffee, kick your feet up, and get your early morning football fix. The links begin after the jump…
- Musket Fire’s Ryan Hannable tries his hand at game-planning against Tim Tebow.
- Who have the Patriots missed most due to injuries: Patrick Chung or Brandon Spikes?
- Greg Smith from NFL Films is predicting the Denver Broncos will win the AFC championship.
- Tedy Bruschi breaks down the Patriots-Broncos game.
- DE Andre Carter was fined $15,000 for his hot on Rex Grossman last Sunday. He will appeal the fine.