The Patriots kicked off the preseason with a 22-1 loss to the Green Bay Packer at Gillette Stadium on Thursday night. ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss takes a look at some of the individuals who stood out for the home team, starting with running back Jonas Gray and linebacker Jonathan Freeny. Reiss also says Jimmy Garoppolo was hard on himself after the loss.
Chris Gasper of the Boston Globe says quarterbacks Jimmy Garoppolo and Tom Brady made opening statements.
Boston.com's Erik Frenz has five takeaways from the game.
Mark Daniels of the Providence Journal says Malcolm Butler continues to look like a No. 1 corner. Daniels also has some injury news from last night's game.
Mark Farinella of the* Attleboro Sun Chronicle* has some hots and nots from the Packers game.
Tom E. Curran of CSNNE.com thought Robert McClain performed well in his Patriots debut. He also has details of a new Patriots documentary set to hit NFL Network soon.