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…
- Are you between the ages of 7 and 14 or have a son or daughter who is? Sign them up for Wes Welker’s football camp! Get the info HERE.
- Check out this stats comparison of the Patriots-Giants Week 9 matchup. ESPN has its own take on the Week 9 game HERE.
- Rob Gronkowski was the lone Patriot who didn’t practice yesterday.
- You can read the transcripts of yesterday’s press conferences of Bill Belichick, Tom Brady, and Vince Wilfork.
- Everything is not well in Colts-Land with Peyton Manning and owner Jim Irsay.
- Science shows that Sterling Moore did indeed slap the ball away from Lee Evans before he could complete the catch in the AFC Championship game.
- James Ihedigbo discusses former UMASS teammate and current NY Giant Victor Cruz.
Topics: AFC Championship Game, Bill Belichick, Indianapolis Colts, James Ihedigbo, Jim Irsay, Lee Evans, New England Patriots, New York Giants, NFL, Peyton Manning, Rob Gronkowski, Sterling Moore, Super Bowl XLVI, Tom Brady, Victor Cruz, Vince Wilfork, Wes Welker