Patriots have big plans for defensive line

Updated: August 8, 2011, 11:04 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New rule in training camp for the rest of the month: The defensive linemen's mid-morning position meetings absolutely cannot finish before any other group's. Otherwise, no one stands a chance at the lunch spread.

The Patriots continued to beef up their defensive front on Monday, officially signing veteran free agents Shaun Ellis, Andre Carter and Gerard Warren. That's roughly 19 feet and 900 pounds of humanity that New England just plunked into an already super-sized ...

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