The New England Patriots opened camp yesterday without one of their key defenders who didn't have a medical reason to sit out. Richard Seymour was indeed a no-show on Day one of training camp. While there was a palpable buzz surrounding the start of camp, the somber tone echoed by veterans who will miss one of their own, Ted Johnson die to retirement, weighed heavy on most minds.
July 30, 2005
The Patriots News is dominated by stories about owner Robert Kraft's conundrum over getting his ring back from the Russian Premier Vladimir Putin. Kraft who presented the Super Bowl mementos to the team a few weeks ago, wanted to show off the bling to Putin during his visit. What Kraft didnt' expect was for Putin to put the diamond-encrusted bauble into his pocket and make off with it like a common street huckster. Get inside for news on the ring, the players and other happenings.
June 29, 2005