Brandon Meriweather continued to be the focus of much of the talk in the local sports media yesterday, and the Patriots safety made a brief statement in front of his locker yesterday, apologizing for the hit and looking forward to moving on and preparing for Sunday’s game against the Chargers.
This topic will no doubt continue to be a hot one, and carry on through to Sunday.
We’ve got three got articles on Patriots Daily this morning:
Randy Moss Is Expecting – Dan Snapp has changed his thinking on the Randy Moss trade.
First Impressions – San Diego Chargers – Greg Doyle has a look at the Chargers, including former Boston College defensive lineman Antonio Garay who has come out of nowhere to emerge as a starter for San Diego.
Worry Wart – Game Six At San Diego – Chris Warner always finds things to worry about.
Patriots better with Mayo – Ian Rapoport has Jerod Mayo making a big impact this year after a disappointing 2009.
Patriots focus on Chargers’ defense – Mike Reiss has the Patriots offense preparing to face the Chargers top-ranked defense.
I encourage you to look over Bill Belichick’s press conference from yesterday and contrast the coach’s responses when asked a technical football question, and when asked about something off the field – the Meriweather suspension. When asked about football, the coach is expansive, even loquacious, but when shuts right down when being asked about something not peripheral to the game. Tom E Curranthough, was still mildly frustrated with Belichick after the session.
Shawn Crable running with it – Ian Rapoport’s notebook has the third-year linebacker happy to finally get on the field.
Shaq’s promise greater than problems as C’s beat Nets – A. Sherrod Blakely says that last night’s preseason finale was a prime example of the good and bad Shaquille O’Neal can bring to a team.
The Three-Pointer: Making a point – Paul Flannery offers up three points from last night’s game.
Celtics’ Garnett looks ready to go after healthy preseason – Jim Fenton notes that KG looks like a different player than a year ago.
Danny Ainge fit puzzle pieces – Steve Bulpett says that Danny Ainge had a better offseason than perhaps even he could’ve hoped for.
Drawing a line for Rajon Rondo – Mark Murphy says that Rajon Rondo can’t shy away from going to the free throw line.
It’s not easy seeing green – In the last year of his contract, and with a work stoppage looming, Glen Davis is trying not to let the situation distract him, the Globe notebook reports.
Make it a Garden party – Stephen Harris says that the Bruins must be a tough home team.
Answering with an attitude – Mike Colageo has the Bruins answering questions that critics had prior to the season.
Five (very) early Bruins observations – James Murphy notes a few things he’s seen about this team.
Bruins Shoot for Fourth Straight Win As TD Garden Opens for 2010-11 Season – Doug Flynn previews the home opener tonight.
Wood have, should have? Yankees reliever thought Red Sox would get him – Alex Speier has the Yankees reliever explaining that he thought he’d end up in Boston this season.