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BSJ Daily Briefing 08.10.18: Tale of two halves for Pats in preseason opener

Adam Richins/Boston Sports Journal

Good morning!

  • Plenty to unpack after the Pats got in their first preseason affair of the 2018 season this morning. Chris and Greg had wall-to-wall coverage from down at Gillette which should give you everything you need to know about the uneven performance that ended on a high note.
  • Greg also took you inside the Tom Brady contract situation, as the Pats reworked his deal a bit on Thursday.
  • Some fun history in Toronto as Mookie Betts came up big with a dinger in the ninth to lock in the cycle.
  • Celtics full schedule is out this afternoon, so get your calendars ready.

Time to hit the links...

PATRIOTS

Taking stock of Patriots after preseason opener
BSJ Game Report: Patriots 26, Redskins 17 — Pats score 26 unanswered points
Bedard: Tom Brady seems to be going year-to-year, and Patriots are OK with it
Rookie LB JaWhaun Bentley flashes familiar, physical style in preseason opener
Live Coverage: Patriots overcome first-half deficit, post 26-17 win over Redskins
Podcast: Price talks Patriots with Chad Dukes of 106.7 The Fan 08.09.18
Podcast: Bedard postgame on Patriots Radio Network 08.10.18
Photo Gallery: Adam Richins; best shots from Patriots-Redskins

RED SOX

McAdam: Mookie Betts makes even a loss interesting with first Red Sox cycle in three years
BSJ Game Report: Blue Jays 8, Red Sox 5; Betts cycle can't make up for poor start from Porcello
Final: Blue Jays 8, Red Sox 5; Betts hit for cycle in losing effort

CELTICS

Jaylen Brown on next season: We're getting to the Finals;
Daniel Theis (knee) believes he'll be 100 percent for training camp

REVOLUTION

Updated with analysis: Revs quiet in last hours of transfer window

ON TAP

4 p.m.: BSJ Daily Live Q&A — Bedard on Pats, BSJ
7:07 p.m.: Red Sox at Orioles, NESN (McAdam)

PARTING THOUGHT

Bill Belichick's halftime interview was in midseason form last night

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