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Belichick discusses challenging week for teams (0:35)
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Corey Brown's drops, Patriots CBs taking shape top storylines (1:24)
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Brady throws 2 INTs in Patriots' win (1:29)

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton after Friday night's 17-16 loss to New England: "I don't want to make this about Corey (Brown). We lost a game we should have won. (Corey) what he has to do." But in many ways the loss was about Brown. He had four dropped passes, two that would have been touchdowns. He is one of the players the Panthers need to step up with Kelvin Benjamin out for the year. Six drops in two games. It can't help but be about Brown.

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Cam Newton: Panthers need to start faster (0:42)
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Patriots win despite Brady's picks

Tom Brady didn't look great, finishing with just 84 yards passing on 13 attempts with a pair of interceptions, but the Patriots edged the Panthers 17-16 in preseason action. Cam Newton was 17-for-28 for 160 yards and a TD for Carolina. Box score

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

How bad has it gotten for Carolina Panthers wide receiver Corey Brown? Team television analyst Mick Mixon called the second-year player "butterfingers" after Brown dropped a sure touchdown in the second quarter against New England. Brown had two more drops on the drive to go with one he could have caught in the first quarter and two last week. It was so bad that quarterback Cam Newton came over to pep Brown up. This is one reason the first team offense has only 13 points on 14 preseason series.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Carolina Panthers continued to start slow offensively. With a field goal on four drives to start Friday night's game against New England the first unit has 10 points on 11 series. Drops continue to be an issue.

Brady picked off again

If this is a regular-season dress rehearsal, Tom Brady may want to re-write the script. The Pats QB is 2-for-6 passing and just threw his second interception of the first quarter. The Panthers lead the Patriots 3-0. Follow live

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Slow start for Brady

Tom Brady is just 1-for-3 passing for 7 yards on New England's first two possessions of the game. The Pats and Panthers are scoreless in the first quarter of the third preseason game for each team. Follow live

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

This Carolina Panthers fan is in prime position when New England quarterback Tom Brady runs onto the field for tonight's preseason game at Bank of America Stadium.

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Newton shouldn't overcompensate for loss of Benjamin (0:41)
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Who’s Cam Newton going to target?

Now that Kelvin Benjamin is out for the season with an ACL injury, look for TE Greg Olsen to emerge as the QB’s main goal line target. Red zone targets

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Fantasy outlook mixed

Matthew Berry was high on some Panthers and low on others in regards to their fantasy outlook. He did, however, come to a consensus on the great team names inspired by Devin Funchess. 10 lists of 10 for the 2015 season

Can Cam Newton jump start the offense?

A fast start from the Panthers' QB would help. Also, he'll need more production from his supporting cast, which dropped three passes last week. Friday camp preview

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