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, kick your feet up before you start making buffalo wings for your AFC Championship Game party tomorrow, and get your early morning football fix. The links begin after the jump…
- Ryan Hannable provides three keys to tomorrow’s Patriots-Ravens game.
- Tom Brady was removed from the team’s injury report yesterday, though 14 players are listed as questionable for tomorrow’s game.
- The Patriots will be traveling to London, England, to play the St. Louis Rams in the 2012 regular season.
- The Patriots Football Weekly staff debates which matchup in tomorrow’s game will have the bigger impact.
- Patriots Football Weekly’s Andy Hart provides 6 items to watch in tomorrow’s AFC Championship Game.
- Check out the force behind a Gronk touchdown spike!
- The guys on NFL Total Access debated Tom Brady’s legacy (video).
- For some X’s and O’s, check out NFL Playbook’s breakdown of the Patriots offense vs the Ravens defense, and the Patriots defense vs the Ravens offense.
- Jets coach Rex Ryan is picking the Ravens to win tomorrow. Shocked, right?