Patriots' to-do list will be packed

The top 10 things Belichick and Co. should tackle first as the lockout lifts

Updated: July 26, 2011, 8:37 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

As the lockout ends and the business of building the 2011 New England Patriots gets underway, here is one view of the top 10 things that should be on the Patriots' jam-packed to-do list:

1. First-round draft pick Nate Solder and rookie contracts The team's nine draft choices, who already enter 2011 significantly behind those players already on the roster because there haven't been any offseason minicamps, are not yet under contract. In a normal year, rookies would ...

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