All eyes will be on the quarterbacks tonight as the Patriots and Panthers get set to do battle in the "all-important" third preseason game. Tom Brady and Jimmy Garoppolo have been the story all week and it will be interesting to see if both receive playing time tonight.
Multiple reports indicate that Brady will indeed take the field against Carolina while ESPNBoston.com explains why playing time means so much to Brady. Garoppolo believes Carolina will offer as close to regular-season action as possible.
The Patriots pulled off a trade to pick up outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo from Cleveland. ESPNBoston.com says the move is consistent with many others they've made around this time of year in the past.
In terms of the Panthers game, many reporters offer some keys of what to watch for tonight. One comes from ESPNBoston.com, which is looking at perhaps one roster spot up for grabs between Keshawn Martin and Aaron Dobson.
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