Trying to learn things from OTAs is like trying to understand a book when you only get to read the odd numbered pages and the author is actively trying to blur the lines between characters. Bill Belichick must love this time of year.
Andy Hart from Patriots.com put it succinctly:
The lack of jerseys with numbers made some observations and an accurate attendance difficult, but there was plenty to take from the morning session that took place under sunny skies and pretty warm conditions given the recent cool weather.
After parsing through the multiple layers of Belichickian character development, here are five things that we've learned so far from New England's OTAs.