Globe football writers offer insight and analysis following the first day of Patriots rookie minicamp at Gillette Stadium:
Reiss: Keeping an eye on Edelman
The Globe's Mike Reiss says quarterback turned wide receiver Julian Edelman out of Kent State is one player that caught his eye during the first day of minicamp.
Gasper: Wearing No. 27, Butler could help replace Hobbs
The Globe's Chris Gasper notes that -- wearing the No. 27 jersey vacated by Ellis Hobbs -- Darius Butler has the potential to be one of the players the Patriots rely on to fill the role Hobbs' played in the secondary.
For more on Butler, check out his video interview in the previous entry.