Law says Arrington most resembles his game

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Law says Arrington most resembles his game

FOXBORO -- Any time a Patriots player can get advice from a former Pro Bowler, it's a good day. It's an even better day when that Pro Bowler shows up to training camp and compares your style of play to his.

That's exactly what former Patriots cornerback Ty Law said about current Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington, at Gillette Stadium on Friday afternoon.

"I like his approach to the game," said Law. "He's physical. All those guys are pretty physical. But as far as the most similar to myself, I look at Arrington."

Law went on to applaud Arrington even more, for producing at such a high level as a guy who went undrafted. And even though Arrington was tied for the league-lead in interceptions last season with seven, Law believes he's only going to get better.

"I think he's still hungry for more," said Law. "He's going to prove to everybody that, 'Hey, you're gonna think about me, you're gonna talk about me.' And I see that in him.

"If he keeps continuing to work like he is, he may be one of the number one corners out there. And if he can keep building on the season that he had last year, drafted or not, you can be somebody special."

After practice, Arrington was told about Law's comments, and he reacted just as any young player would, when praised by someone like Law.

"For him to even mention me, I'm honored, to say the least," said Arrington. "For guys like Ty and Tedy to come back and share anything with us as a team, we appreciate it so much. We're definitely grateful. And it just shows you how much they bleed this organization. It's a privilege.

"You definitely listen. I definitely appreciate it. And the more he could come around, the better."

Patriots release camp dates; open practices begin July 27

Patriots release camp dates; open practices begin July 27

Football is coming.

The Patriots announced on Thursday that veterans will report to training camp on Wednesday, July 26 and that the first public practice will take place the following day.

Each of the team's first four practices -- from July 27-30 -- are scheduled to take place on the practice fields behind Gillette Stadium "in the nine o'clock hour," according to the Patriots. Updates to the training camp schedule, including more specific start times for practices, can be found at patriots.com/trainingcamp.

The Patriots Hall of Fame will hold its induction ceremony for former corner Raymond Clayborn on Saturday, July 29 around midday following that morning's training camp practice. Held on the plaza outside the Hall at Patriot Place, the ceremony will be free and open to the public.

The Patriots will host the Jaguars for two days of joint practices open to the public on Monday, Aug. 7 and Tuesday, Aug. 8. The preseason opener for both clubs will take place at Gillette Stadium on Aug. 10.

Tom Brady adds sumo wrestling to offseason training regimen

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Tom Brady adds sumo wrestling to offseason training regimen

Tom Brady's off-the-field workout habits are the subject of serious curiosity for those in New England and beyond. Thanks to Under Armour's Instagram account, followers got a brief glimpse of what Brady does to stay in shape. 

OK. It was more like a glimpse at what he did one day in Tokyo.

@tombrady always fighting for that extra yard. 😂😂 #TBAsiaTour #IWILL

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The video of Brady in the dohyo ring was shot at the Sakaigawa sumo stable in Tokyo on Thursday. According to Kyodo News, leading the training session was ozeki Goeido, who won last year's Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament.

"For them to welcome me means very much to me. It's hard to describe in words how special that was," Brady said.

Brady bounced around China before heading to Japan to continue to help promote Under Armour and in particular its "recovery sleepwear" line. He threw a pass on the Great Wall, and he explained that it was his "dream" to play a game on the continent. 

Arigatōgozaimashita 🇯🇵🙏

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Brady vs Brady #therecanonlybeone 🏆

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