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On his 12th drive of preseason, Tom Brady finally gets desired result

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The New England Patriots defeated the Carolina Panthers 17-16 in preseason action Friday night at Bank of America Stadium.Here are some quick thoughts on the game:On 12th drive, Brady gets desired result: A top storyline was brewing through most of the first half, and it wasn't a good one for quarterback Tom Brady.

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

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Reggie Wayne: "I'm learning. Doing better than I thought I would." He describes it as a "shock to the body" to sign Tuesday and play 20 snaps, but feels good.

Cam Newton: Panthers need to start faster (0:42)

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

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Fullback James Develin was carted off in the fourth quarter, as members of the medical staff were working on his right leg as he remained down. In a reflection of the severity of the situation, several players came over to Develin before he was carted off, including Bill Belichick.


TE's kids love when he catches TDs

Patriots tight end Scott Chandler caught a touchdown in Friday's preseason game, and his little daughters went crazy. Watch


Brady done for the day

Tom Brady will give way to Jimmy Garoppolo in the third quarter, finishing 7-for-13 for 84 yards, 1 TD and 2 INTs. Most of Brady's production came on one drive just before halftime. Follow live


Brady shines in 2-minute drill

Tom Brady had completed as many passes to the Panthers (2) as to his own team before the latest Patriots' drive -- on which he went 5-for-6 and tossed an 18-yard TD to Scott Chandler. Follow live

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

A surprise man on the run

Your leading rusher so far in this Panthers-Patriots game is not a running back, nor is it Cam Newton but it is Tom Brady with 18 yards. That's the preseason for you. Follow live


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

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