NBC Sports Boston Insiders Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry talk about the New England Patriots and the NFL.
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0:45 - Tom Curran and Phil Perry give their biggest takeaways from the Patriots' 31-3 win over the Detroit Lions in their first preseason game.
2:33 - Popped and Dropped - Tom and Phil take a look at who had shining performances in the game (N'Keal Harry, Chase Winovich, the entire outside linebacker unit and Braxton Berrios) and who had a rough game (Maurice Harris, Joejuan Williams, James Ferentz and Stephen Gostkowski).
13:32 - Bubble Vets - Tom and Phil discuss which veteran players are 'on the bubble' when it comes to making the regular season roster (Ryan Allen, Phillip Dorsett, Elandon Roberts and Duron Harmon).
24:16 - Dig Deep - Tom and Phil zero in on some key topics, including Jarrett Stidham's poise in his big game and if his performance impacts Tom Brady in any way; (29:52) Should the Patriots have taken N'keal Harry out of the game earlier; (31:55) Will Jerod Mayo have a bigger role on the coaching staff?