Patriots contract-year CB Malcolm Butler is skipping OTAs and reportedly wants a new deal.
Jimmy Garoppolo and Tom Brady are splitting first-team snaps at OTAs.
Patriots contract-year WLB Dont'a Hightower was evasive when asked about extension talks on Thursday.
According to WEEI Boston, Martellus Bennett is "gaining early entry into Tom Brady's circle of trust."
ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss believes second-year UDFA David Andrews could earn the Patriots' center job.
ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss reports Dion Lewis (ACL) is fully expected to be ready for Week 1.
Tom Brady's appeal in the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals argues that two judges who sided with the NFL to have Brady's suspension reinstated "got the law wrong."
Tom Brady will file an appeal Monday for a second hearing by the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn his four-game Deflategate suspension.
Terrance Knighton is competing for one of the Patriots' starting defensive tackle jobs.
The Boston Herald's Jeff Howe said "optimism is very high" Julian Edelman (foot) will be ready for training camp.
ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss reports Danny Amendola's knee and ankle injuries are considered "minor" and are not "long-term" issues.
The Boston Herald reports Danny Amendola is recovering from knee and ankle surgeries that could "impact the start of his 2016 season."
Only four rookie wide receivers have ever caught 20 or more passes under Patriots coach Bill Belichick.
Patriots re-signed RB Joey Iosefa.
Rob Gronkowski has been selected as the cover star for Madden 17.