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…
- Musket Fire’s Ryan Hannable discusses defensive improvements from Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos.
- You can listen to Bill Belichick’s weekly segment on WEEI’s “The Big Show” radio program by clicking HERE.
- Tom Brady and Drew Brees are in position to break Dan Marino’s single-season passing yardage record.
- DE Andre Carter, who was carted off the field Sunday with an apparent quad injury, is likely to be placed on season-ending injured reserve.
- Check out this cartoon of Brady giving Tebow a lesson on the field.
- Wes Welker admitted yesterday that he does at times think about his contract, which is set to expire after this season.
- Pats OC Bill O’Brien offered some cautious praise of Chad Ochocinco.