What To Watch For In Patriots’ Preseason Opener Vs. Eagles

August 9, 2013 11:00 AM
What To Watch For In Patriots’ Preseason Opener Vs. Eagles
" BOSTON (CBS) – The first real sign that football season is fast approaching comes Friday night, when the New England Patriots return to our television sets in an event that will resemble an NFL game. It won’t be a real NFL game, and it’ll be played by many guys who won’t be around when the real season begins in September, but hey, it’s been a long time and at least it’s something.

While there won’t be a tremendous amount of valuable knowledge to be gained about the 2013 Patriots based on the 60 minutes of football in Philadelphia, there will be much to learn about many of the new players. Here are four items to keep an eye on as the Patriots kick off their preseason against the Eagles.

1. Who’s Brady’s New Guy?

If you blink, you may miss this one, but it may be the most important thing to watch. We know we won’t see Tom Brady looking for Wes Welker (in Denver), Rob Gronkowski (injured) or Aaron Hernandez (imprisoned), so who will Brady look for first?

Assuming Brady does indeed play, it will be interesting to see which receiver works best with him "

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