Game Day - Superbowl Rematch

<p>Tonights game is the 3rd exhibition for the New England Patriots, who are trying to shake off the rust after a terrible performance last week.</p> <p>The game is being billed as a rematch of the Superbowl when these two teams last met.</P> <p>read on for links and news on tonights matchup.</p>

New England Patrios at Carolina Panthers
August. 28, 2004
8:00PM EST
Ericsson Stadium
Capacity: 73250
Field: Natural Grass


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This week's game will be broadcast nationwide on CBS. The game can be seen in Boston on WBZ-TV Channel 4. Jim Nantz will handle the play-by-play duties and Phil Simms will provide analysis. Lesley Visser will provide reports from the sidelines throughout the game.

NFL Network (cable)
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WBCN 104.1 FM is the flagship station for the Patriots Rock Radio Network.


ESPN: Scoreboard Scores - NFL Scoreboard


Pre-Game Reading List

Friday's NFL Exhibition Capsules
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Eli Manning got his first dose of real NFLdefensive schemes and it had to taste awful.noscript> The top choice in the NFL draft in April, the Giants' quarterback struggledagainst the New York Jets in a 17-10 loss Friday night. It was the Jets' ninthsuccessive win in th...

Hype aside, Patriots hope to rebound
FOXBOROUGH -- The game has been hyped on national television for a week. It will be played in a stadium full of fans wearing T-shirts made for that night. One player has dubbed the contest, 'Super Bowl No. 2, Round 2.'
Boston Globe

Big test awaits: Pats hope for improvement vs. Panthers
It may not be the ``war'' some Carolina players claim it will be, but tonight's preseason matchup against the Panthers in Charlotte will be an important game for the Patriots nonetheless.
Boston Herald

Practice looks positive
If an awful week of practice was a precursor to the Patriots dismal preseason performance in Cincinnati last Saturday, then the prospects for a better outing tonight at Carolina are at least in place.
Boston Herald

Humbled Pats are out to restore order
Like every other NFL game in August, tonight's matchup between Super Bowl XXXVIII combatants Carolina and New England won't count in the standings. But that doesn't mean it's meaningless. There's a rare vibe to this preseason game. The Panthers want desperately to win. The Patriots want desperately to play well.
Prov Journal (reg req'g)


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