Tom Pedulla of USA Today chats with veteran running back Fred Taylor, who talks about the mixed emotions he felt after being released by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Taylor tells Pedulla that he's excited to be with the Patriots.
Adam Caplan of Scout.com reports that the Patriots have reached a four-year contract agreement with offensive lineman Rich Ohrnberger, the team's fourth-round draft choice out of Penn State. We will attempt to confirm Caplan's report today (updated, 8:15 a.m. -- Ohrnberger has agreed to terms, but has not officially signed the contract).
Albert Breer of the Sporting News shines the spotlight on the Patriots' transition at offensive coordinator, talking with players and head coach Bill Belichick on the void left by Josh McDaniels' departure.