Smell that? It's the smell of summer fading away into the wintry abyss. It's also the smell of football returning. Tonight marks the beginning of the 4 weeks of pre-season football before the regular season begins, and it starts with a 6 game slate which features:
- Atlanta vs Washington (Kick off 6 pm CT)
- Tampa Bay vs Philadelphia (Kick off 6 pm CT)
- Carolina vs Baltimore (Kick off 6:30 pm CT)
- New Orleans vs New England (Kick off 6:30pm CT)
- Jacksonville vs New York Jets (Kick off 6:30pm CT)
- Chicago vs Denver (Kick off 7:00pm CT)
Things To Watch For:
- Denver's QB battle between their own rookie, Paxton Lynch, and Trevor Siemian and
- Jimmy Garoppolo makes the start at QB for the Patriots as he begins his stretch as Patriots QB until Tom Brady returns from suspension.
So sit back, grab a beverage of your choosing, and spend your evening here in the comments with BRB.
P.S. For those of you not interested in watching pre-season football, The Perseid meteor shower is passing overhead tonight and is well worth it if you can find a piece of sky that's not covered in cloud or light polluted.
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