GREEN LAUDED: Patriots defensive end Jarvis Green is the subject of a column in USA Today, with writer Jon Saraceno noting that the NFL needs more citizens like Green.
NFL EUROPA UPDATE: Punter Danny Baugher, one of the Patriots' three allocations to NFL Europe, is leading the league in both average (42.5) and net (37.6) through eight weeks. ... Punter Tom Malone is sixth among the league's six punters, with a 40.1 avg. and a 32.7 net. ... Brian Barthelmes has started in all eight weeks for Amsterdam; he's started six games at center and two at left guard. ... The league's championship game is scheduled for June 23.
PATRIOTS ALL ACCESS: For those in the Boston area, the latest edition of the Patriots All Access television show will air Saturday, June 9 on Channel 5 (7 p.m.). One part of the show will detail a visit to Gillette Stadium from former referee Johnny Grier, with Grier going over some of the rule changes and points of emphasis for 2007 with coach Bill Belichick.