With just a week to go before the official start to the regular season, the Patriots are still hard at work tinkering with their roster. News of David Andrews’ health status has opened the possibility of the team’s starting center being forced to miss the season, and Bill Belichick is clearly trying to do something about it.
Reports indicated he swung a pair of trades on Wednesday to acquire of pair of offensive linemen. The Boston Globe has the story of the two newest members of Dante Scarnecchia’s troop. NBC Sports Boston looks at the potential trickle-down effect of Andrews’ absence and at some other “bubble” areas of the roster.
The Boston Herald provides a list of things to watch for in Thursday night’s preseason finale against the Giants. The Providence Journal does the same. If you’re really bored and looking for something to do on this beautiful day, The Athletic offers 36 things to watch for against the Giants. NBC Sports Boston gives us five players we’ll be talking about after the Giants game.
The Globe expects to see more from Sony Michel in the passing game. The Athletic looks around the league at the surpluses and needs of various teams.
The Boston Globe believes the use of CBD oil should be legal in the NFL.