We love ya Rodney!

Daily news and links for Tuesday

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  • Karen Guregian gives us Rodney Harrison’s stunned reaction to his election to the Pats’ Hall of Fame: “The fact that the fans voted me in, it means more to me than, say, the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The fans got a chance to see me play every week. They got a chance to see the story, the injuries, the adversity and the comeback and the plays that were made. … They’re not going by reputation or rumors or anything like that.”
  • Mac Cerullo writes, “Rodney Harrison could have made “a lot more” money had he signed with Denver, but he knew that New England provided the right fit.” The fans’ ringing endorsement is a sign he made the right move.
  • Mike D’Abate (FullPressCoverage) Rodney Harrison elected to Patriots Hall of Fame. “…selected as a team captain in each of his six seasons with the Pats.” /Says a lot right there.
  • Tom E. Curran calls Rodney Harrison the pulse of the ‘03-’04 Patriots.
  • Andrew Callahan ranks the top 10 games of Rodney Harrison’s Patriots career.
  • Phil Perry puts together an early 53-man roster projection: How many QBs are too many?
  • Doug Kyed resets the roster at running back: If five RBs (and a fullback) don’t make the 53-man roster in 2019, then someone got hurt in training camp.
  • Joseph Nocco (ClutchPoints) 3 goals for Michael Bennett in 2019 with the Patriots.
  • Zack Cox Film Review: What can Patriots expect from Arkansas OL Hjalte Froholdt?
  • Tom E. Curran breaks down the draft picks and gives some way-too-early grades on the Patriots’ newest players.
  • Matt Dolloff checks out the 2019 crop of Patriots undrafted free agents to find the hidden gem(s) that will make the team.
  • Adam London highlights former NFL RB Maurice Jones-Drew on why he thinks the Patriots won the 2019 draft.
  • NESN posts Tom Brady’s Instagram of him and Gisele at the 2019 Met Gala, with coordinated outfits and typical ‘dad humor’ caption by Brady.
  • Henry McKenna (PatriotsWire) Check out Tom Brady and Gisele’s appearance at MET Gala.
  • Henry McKenna (PatriotsWire) Watch Patriots coaches brainstorm for Super Bowl LIII game plan.
  • Jay Flannelly (BuzzSprout) Week After: Patriots – The Beav breaks down the sports world, with special guests and events as well. (7.28 min. audio)
  • Ricky Doyle mentions how Mike Tannenbaum says the Jets thought they blew the 2000 NFL draft, regretting not taking QB Giovanni Carmazzi when he was taken in the 3rd round.

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