While the news of the day, and the entire NFL offseason, is that of Tom Brady's victory in court, overturning his four-game suspension, the Patriots and Giants will go at it later tonight in the final preseason game of the summer. ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss has a look at some players who won't likely see action – and why.
Reiss also looks at the relationship between Bill Belichick and Mike Lombardi.
Jim McBrideof the Boston Globe *has five things to watch in tonight's game. Chris Mason of the *Boston Herald says Ryan Lindley is itching to play after watching the first three games, while his colleague Jeff Howe offers tips on watching the Giants game. Howe leads his notebook with an item on Trey Flowers.
Mark Daniels of the* Providence Journal* thinks plenty of veterans could be fighting for their NFL lives tonight.Phil Perry of CSNNE.com says there are still plenty of roster decisions to be made. Perry also writes about the options the Patriots have due to some versatile edge players.