If the third preseason game is the most important one, it ought to be an interesting show on Friday night — for a number of reasons.
The Falcons’ cheating vs. DeflateGate does not line up apples to apples, but it’s close enough to raise eyebrows.
The fact that somebody’s played difficult positions in the infield does not mean he can easily play first base like a professional. Just look at A-Rod.
A competent, fair and reasonable commissioner would have ended the story before it ever began. Instead, we get Roger Goodell.
If you think DeflateGate is annoying, why don’t you try on Spygate for size?
Judge Berman continues to express strong, strong doubts about the very foundation of the NFL’s case against Tom Brady.
Not too much should be gleaned from a game in which 28 Patriots did not play at all, but there were some performances worthy of analysis.
Stick with this live blog for live updates from Gillette Stadium as the Patriots host the Packers in the preseason opener.
Nobody keeps Brady on the sideline.
It’s not exactly the Super Bowl, but it’s football. So here’s what to watch for when the Pats and Packers kick off in Foxboro.