ESPN Boston "Longtime New England Patriots offensive lineman Dan Connolly is going out on top. He's decided to retire. A captain on the Patriots' Super Bowl championship team in 2014, Connolly relayed the retirement in an interview with ESPN.com. "It definitely played a part in it; helped me sleep..." July 16
CSN New England "Free agent guard Dan Connolly reportedly met with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Tuesday. If the 32-year-old guard signs with Tampa Bay, he will be reunited with former teammate Logan Mankins, who was traded to the Buccaneers last season. Former Patriots offensive lineman Dan Koppen believes..." April 01
Bucs Nation "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers seem to want to recreate the 2010 New England Patriots offensive line. The team is interested in center/guard Dan Connolly, according to Ian Rapoport. Connolly would at best be a short-term solution to a long-term problem. Connolly has started at guard and center for..." March 17
Patriots absences at practice: CB Aqib Talib RB Leon Washington G Dan Connolly WR Danny Amendola DT Tommy Kelly.