Big picture view of Patriots camp so far


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Mike Reiss got the call from the Mother Ship to write the ESPN.com "Camp Confidential" piece for the Patriots, which is posted here.

In it, Reiss takes a big picture view of the team and how camp has gone so far. Among the topics he covers:

* Identifying the three hottest issues with the Patriots.

* Picking his biggest surprise of camp and the biggest disappointment.

* Making a dozen observations from camp as a whole.