First and 10: Battle between Patriots, Texans for Nick Caserio heats up

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Welcome to first and 10, a roundup of all the (mostly) Patriots-related news you need to start your Thursday. Grab your coffee and let’s get to it.

And here we thought things were going to slow down for the next month or so.

On Wednesday, the Patriots filed tampering charges against the Texans, arguing that Houston contacted Nick Caserio illegally in its' pursuit of him as a replacement for Brian Gaine. The story?