Originally written on Patriots Extra  |  Last updated 9/8/12
After four preseason games, it all starts for real on Sunday. The New England Patriots will begin their quest for the Lombardi Trophy on Sunday afternoon against the Tennessee Titans. New England has brought in free agents such as wide receiver Brandon Lloyd and new defensive rookies in Chandler Jones and Dont’a Hightower. But, the main question around the team still revolves around the offensive line in whether or not they can keep Tom Brady upright in the pocket. New England hasn’t lost a season opener since 2003, but they run into a tough road test in Nashville to start the 2012 campaign. The Tennessee Titans had a 9-7 season in 2011. They had a chance to make the playoffs on the final week of the season, but a loss to the winless Colts in Week 15 ruined their season. This season, they begin the Jake Locker era at quarterback. Locker was the 8th pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, He played in five games last year and threw four touchdowns with zero interceptions! Some of...
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