Found August 25, 2013 on NESN.com:
All of New England let out a collective sigh when it was announced that Tom Brady‘s knee injury that he suffered during the Patriots’ joint practice with the Buccaneers was nothing serious. The Patriots were able to avoid exactly what the Jets were unable to circumvent in Saturday night’s preseason game: a devastating injury early in the season. Although the extent of Mark Sanchez‘s injury to his shoulder is unknown, the fact remains that he was hurt in a meaningless game, and he could be sidelined to start the regular season because of Rex Ryan‘s decision to play him. With the Patriots final preseason game slated for Thursday against the Giants, Bill Belichick faces the hard decision of whether to play his starting quarterback and risk injury, or let him rest before the season opener. With starters usually getting the most action in the third preseason game, the amount of playing time Brady will receive in Game 4 remains to be seen. In the past 10 years, Brady has only played in th...
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