Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 8/29/13
              For the ninth straight year the Patriots close out exhibition play by hosting a familiar foe, the New York Giants.  The preseason finale will be a chance for both teams to get an extended look at the back end of their rosters.  Don’t expect to see many snaps for the starters of either team with Week 1 right around the corner.   A handful of starters may get a drive or two, but traditionally Week 4 of the preseason is an opportunity for fringe players to earn a job with a week of solid game tape.  Considering this, here’s a look at some Patriots players and position groups to keep an eye on as they fight to earn a spot onto the final 53-man roster.             From an offensive standpoint, the depth chart is primarily set.  There are a few positions however where some question marks still lie.  At quarterback, Tim Tebow will get his chance against the Giants to prove he belongs.  It’s hard to imagine New England brought Tebow in for just a four-week tryout and not
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