Note: Updated with times and more details.

The Patriots announced Monday their first training camp practices will be held on Thursday, July 24.

Veterans are expected to report on Wednesday, July 23, while the first full training camp practice will be open to the public the following day at 9:15 a.m. The Patriots will practice once daily, and have confirmed that they will be conducting practices from July 24 through Sunday, July 27, at 9:15 a.m. each day.

Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was taken to a local hospital for a confidential medical issue over the weekend, Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson said Sunday.

Sports Illustrated legal expert Michael McCann joined Dennis & Callahan Friday morning to discuss a possible civil suit the Patriots could face as a result of the Aaron Hernandez murder case. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.

FOXBORO -- Darrelle Revis and Bill Belichick weren’t always pals.

Rex Ryan said Thursday the idea that the Patriots had gotten their hands on a Jets playbook was “ridiculous.”


FOXBORO — All is forgiven, if not forgotten, when it comes to Vince Wilfork and the Patriots.

The perennial Pro Bowl nose tackle spoke Thursday after the conclusion of minicamp for the first time since re-working his contract to return to New England.

FOXBORO — Here we go again.

In the latest edition of Monday Morning Quarterback on, columnist Greg Bedard reports that new Browns head coach and former Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine believes that old copies of the Jets playbook, circa 2011, may have wound up in the hands of the Patriots.

The Patriots are one of the teams who are reportedly “in the mix” for free agent cornerback Brandon Flowers, according to a report from the Baltimore Sun.

Flowers was cut by the Chiefs less than a week ago. The 28-year-old is a 5-foot-10, 190-pounder out of Virginia Tech. Flowers has been in the league for six seasons, and has 17 interceptions over the course of his career, including a career-best five in 2009. Last year, he had 71 tackles (65 solo) and one interception.

FOXBORO -- They all are members of a club they'd rather not be a part of.

Darrelle Revis became the second member of the Patriots to land on the NFL Network’s Top 100, checking in at No. 37 on the countdown Wednesday night.