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Four Ups, Four Downs From Patriots’ Preseason Win Over Panthers

Here are the ups and the downs from the Patriots’ come-from-behind 17-16 victory over the Panthers.

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Patriots Live Blog: Pats Beat Panthers 17-16

Follow along as the Patriots take on the Panthers in the all-important third preseason game.


Robert Kraft and Chris Mortensen (Photos by Maddie Meyer/Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Hurley On T&R: Chris Mortensen Just Can’t Admit That He Was Wrong

“I’m wrong a lot, a lot of people are wrong a lot, and they just can say it. And some people can’t.”


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What To Watch For: What Will We See From Jimmy Garoppolo, Tom Brady, Reggie Wayne?

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.


Roger Goodell arrives at federal court to defend his decision to suspend New England Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady on August 12. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Roger Goodell Reinstates Rich McKay On Competition Committee, Continues To Make No Sense

The Falcons’ cheating vs. DeflateGate does not line up apples to apples, but it’s close enough to raise eyebrows.


Alex Rodriguez drops a throw to first on April 11, 2015.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Alex Rodriguez: A Cautionary Tale For Hanley Ramirez Playing First Base

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.


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Hurley: This Is All Roger Goodell’s Fault

A competent, fair and reasonable commissioner would have ended the story before it ever began. Instead, we get Roger Goodell.


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ESPN Apologizes To Patriots For Sharing False Spygate Story

If you think DeflateGate is annoying, why don’t you try on Spygate for size?


Roger Goodell, Judge Richard Berman, Tom Brady (Photos by Andrew Burton/Don Emmert/Getty Images)

Hurley: Second Meeting With Judge Berman Looks Better For Brady, Worse For Goodell

Judge Berman continues to express strong, strong doubts about the very foundation of the NFL’s case against Tom Brady.


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Four Ups, Four Downs From Patriots’ Preseason Loss To Packers

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.