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Signs point to a Pats-Chargers shootout

Bolts' weapons make it a battle, but don't bet against New England in home opener

Updated: September 16, 2011, 3:02 PM ET
By Tedy Bruschi and Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

Every week during the season, Mike Reiss and Tedy Bruschi break down the New England Patriots' upcoming game. This week's breakdown is on Sunday's home opener against the San Diego Chargers.

Mike: This has the makings of a high-scoring game and an emotional weekend when factoring in Drew Bledsoe's induction into the Patriots Hall of Fame and the team handing out 70,000 pins in memory of Myra Kraft. The Patriots haven't lost a home opener at Gillette Stadium, and they've won ...

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