Patriots LB Dane Fletcher is expected to open the season on reserve/PUP.
Coach Bill Belichick said WR Aaron Dobson reported to camp in "great shape" and "put himself in good position."
Patriots ILB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) was participating as training camp opened Thursday.
A Minnesota judge has transferred the NFLPA's Tom Brady lawsuit back to New York.
Patriots RT Sebastian Vollmer (shoulder) is participating as camp opens.
The Boston Globe hears LeGarrette Blount did not pass his conditioning test Wednesday.
Patriots placed RB LeGarrette Blount on the active/NFI list.
According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, "inside the building" there is a belief at Patriots headquarters that suspended QB Tom Brady "ends up on the field."
After watching Jimmy Garoppolo's 2014 snaps, NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah compared the second-year signal caller to Trent Green.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft released a statement Wednesday, saying the "decision" by the NFL to uphold Tom Brady's four-game suspension is "unfathomable to me."
Suspended QB Tom Brady wrote on Facebook Wednesday morning, "I am very disappointed by the NFL’s decision to uphold the 4 game suspension against me. I did nothing wrong, and no one in the Patriots organization did either."
PFT's Mike Florio reports the NFL offered suspended QB Tom Brady a two-game reduction on his four-game suspension in exchange for a guilty admission.
NFL Network reports the sides were "moving close" to a settlement that would have reduced Tom Brady's suspension to one game, but that the league refused to "seal" the records.
The New York Daily News reports Tom Brady will "definitely" file for an injunction to stay his four-game suspension while the legal process plays out.
Bloomberg's Scott Soshnick reports the NFL has asked the U.S. District Court in Manhattan to "confirm" Tom Brady's four-game suspension.