With the first two pre-season games in the books this Patriots team is beginning to fold into shape.
Save a pick-six that was intended for tackle turned tight-end Steve Maneri, the first string offense looked very impressive.
The highlight of the night was Tom Brady’s back-shoulder touchdown pass to Kenbrell Thompkins. The back-shoulder throw has emerged as an almost unstoppable weapon in the NFL the past few years (nobody uses it more than Aaron Rodgers), but Brady rarely utilizes it. Thompkins started the game at receiver alongside Edelman and Amendola, and it’ll very interesting to see how he is used in Week 1. Continue reading Monday Afternoon Rewind: Patriots vs Eagles »