Patriots coach Bill Belichick joined Dale & Holley with Thornton on Monday to look ahead to Thursday’s season opener and what to expect. To hear the interview, go to the Dale & Holley audio on demand page.

Brandon Spikes has been suspended for the first four weeks of the 2015 season, according to Field Yates of ESPN.

FOXBORO — Nothing is going to spoil the excitement of opening another NFL season for Rob Ninkovich, or any other Patriots for that matter.

There weren’t any changes to the Patriots’ injury report from Monday, as the Patriots held their final practice before Thursday’s opener against the Steelers. They will hold a walkthrough on Wednesday.

On Tuesday morning, ESPN’s Outside the Lines released an extensive report, which says the Patriots’ Spygate case is deeper than originally thought.

Over the last few days, a picture has surfaced of a Donald Trump “Make America Great Again” hat being in Tom Brady‘s locker at Gillette Stadium.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell appeared on ESPN Radio Tuesday morning, making his first comments on Deflategate since the league lost its’ court battle before Judge Richard Berman. Goodell acknowledged a certain level of fatigue regarding the process, but said he will not have a role in the appeals process, adding that it was time to focus on football.

With the Deflategate case has came rumors from multiple outlets of the case having an impact on Tom Brady and wife Gisele Bundchen’s marriage. Some reports have surfaced that a divorce was a possibly.

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady joined Dennis & Callahan on Patriots Monday (on a Tuesday) for his first weekly interview of the season, touching on a number of topics. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.