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…
- Is Tom Brady overlooked as an NFL MVP candidate? Vote for your NFL MVP in the poll located HERE.
- Too early for mock drafts? No way! Take a look at what names are being linked to the Patriots for the 2012 NFL Draft.
- The Patriots signed veteran safety Vincent Fuller yesterday. Fuller has spent time with the Titans and the Lions.
- BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Aaron Hernandez, and Sebastian Vollmer did not participate in practice yesterday. Hernandez’s absence was not injury-related.
- Is Rex Ryan’s act wearing thin?
- Patriots are represented all over the fan voting for the AFC Pro Bowl squad.
- Bill Belichick provides a general explanation on how in-game adjustments are made.