Over on Patriots Daily this morning, Scott Benson wonders when the media is going to get off their duffs and do some reporting on this Richard Seymour situation.
Michael Vega has the Patriots seemingly not worried about the vast turnover of personnel on the defensive side of the ball. Ian R. Rapoport has defensive coordinator Dean Pees meeting with the media yesterday about preparations for the season opener Monday night. Chris Warner has a look at the practice squad signings, including that of massive tight end Robbie Agnone.
Mark Farinella has some really bad feelings about this Patriots team. He’s not going to drink the sour-tasting Kool-Aid any longer.
A new weekly feature on Patriots Daily will be the 50th Anniversary Minute – where each week Brendon Rosenau will take a look at a team from a past Patriots season. This week it is the 1963 Patriots, who made it to the AFL title game.
Glen Farley has the Patriots with nothing to say on the status of Richard Seymour and his trade to Oakland. Bill Reynolds says that the trade of Seymour was strictly business for the Patriots. Robert Lee has Tom Brady saying that the players will miss Seymour. Rich Garven has the Raiders playing a waiting game on Seymour. Christopher Price examines Bill Belichick’s comments on how the trade went down.
Karen Guregian wonders if we might see a repeat of 2003 and what happened after the Lawyer Milloy release. Lee has the Patriots carrying five running backs in an effort to keep them all fresh and productive. Farinella looks at Tedy Bruschi’s new gig with ESPN.
Vega’s notebook has Celtics coach Doc Rivers addressing the Patriots yesterday at the invitation of Bill Belichick. Rapoport’s notebook has the Patriots not addressing the Seymour situation. Garven’s notebook looks at whether practice squad signee Isaiah Stanback might be a developmental project at QB for the Patriots.