Patriots Huddle, Thursday's News, Notes and Links July 31,2014

Steve Balestrieri
July 31, 2014 at 08:00am ET

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A few of the Patriots links across the web this Thursday morning, July31,2014:

ESPN Boston:

LB Jamie Collins gets job done in coverage:

Lee Schechter writes about the great camp that 2nd year linebacker Collins is having, especially in shutting down the pass.

Patriots Camp Report: Day 7:

Mike Reiss has some observations about what transpired during the Weds. morning practice along with some injury news.

Browner's physical play stands out for Pats:

Reiss writes about the physical, intimidation game that Browner brings to the Patriots and how it was out there on Weds.

Boston Globe:

Notebook: Still no contact for Rob Gronkowski:

Shalise Manza Young writes about the slow but steady rehab for Gronkowski and touches on some other Patriots news as well

CSNNE:

Browner, Pats' receivers coach have heated exchange:

Phil Perry talks about the dustup with Brandon Browner and Kenbrell Thompkins and how it rolled over with Coach Chad O’Shea, complete with some nice soundbytes.

Boston Herald:

These Patriots have made early impact statements:

Jeff Howe writes a piece on the top 10 players in camp and gives a small sampling on each after the first week of practices.

NESN:

Brandon Browner On Chippy Practice: ‘I Need To Be Liked’ By Patriots Teammates: Doug Kyed chips in on the Browner discussion and adds some nice quotes from Browner, including some nice quotes about Thompkins

Bleacher Report:

New England Patriots: 5 Veterans Who Could Be Cap Casualties:

BR and NEPats Draft’s James Christiansen looks at five Patriots veterans who may be salary cap casualties at the end of training camp

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