christopher l. gasper Patriots’ Stevan Ridley visibly needed ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Charles Krupa/Associated Press Patriots coach Bill Belichick watched the team during the Patriots' first day of training camp. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff The conditions for the team's first workout were wet and sloppy. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Players stretched as they warmed up for practice. Jim Rogash/Getty Images Tom Brady threw during the first day of training camp. DOMINICK REUTER/Reuters Tim Tebow threw a pass during the practice at Gillette Stadium. Charles Krupa/AP Tom Brady, center, Tim Tebow, left, and Ryan Mallett, right, ran a drill. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Devin McCourty ran sideways during warmups. DOMINICK REUTER/Reuters Tim Tebow (center) huddled with the team. Jim Rogash/Getty Images Patriots owner Robert Kraft watched the action. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Danny Amendola made a lunging catch. Jim Rogash/Getty Images Alfonzo Dennard prepared to leave the field after the first day of camp. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Fans sat protected from the rain in ponchos. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Tim Tebow signed autographs for fans. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Fans yelled for autographs as Tom Brady approached after practice. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Brady signed autographs for screaming fans at the end of camp.