Offensive starters for Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Offensive starters for the New England Patriots in their preseason game against the Panthers:

LT: Nate Solder

LG: Logan Mankins

C: Ryan Wendell

RG: Jordan Devey

RT: Marcus Cannon

TE: Steve Maneri

QB: Tom Brady

RB: Shane Vereen

WR: Kenbrell Thompkins

WR: Julian Edelman

WR: Danny Amendola

It's noteworthy that Wendell, the incumbent at center the last two seasons, has earned the start over Dan Connolly, who had started the first two preseason games. Meanwhile, Devey continues to get a long look at right guard, entering the game having played every snap in the first two preseason contests.