If there was any question as to whether or not Tom Brady was excited to start offseason, this text to Mike Giardi will put that to rest.
Tom Brady was reportedly the first Patriots player to show up for voluntary workouts today at Gillette Stadium. Any surprise there?
7mMichael Felger says the referees knew they'd made a bad pass-interference call on Logan Ryan the play before, so they negated Oakland's game-tying TD with a 'make-up' holding call.
7mIf Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr was intimidated by the presence of corner Darrelle Revis in the Patriots secondary, he didn't show it.
7mRob Gronkowski may not be performing at 100 percent capacity yet, but the Pats tight end did end up in the end zone again on Sunday.
7mIt looks like there's another island on the Patriots defense.
7mThe best moments -- yeah, there were a few -- and the worst from the Patriots' closer-than-expected 16-9 win over Oakland.
7mThe Patriots' defense saves the day, as a last-minute Vince Wilfork interception bails out the punchless offense in a 16-9 victory over the winless Raiders.
7mHere are some quick-hit thoughts from the fourth quarter between the Patriots and the Raiders.