New England Patriots: 6 players to watch tonight

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We’re in the thick of the dog days of summer. Tonight, the New England Patriots play their second preseason game, down in Louisiana against the New Orleans Saints.

As you probably heard, the Patriots and Saints faced off against each other this week on the practice field in West Virginia. All sorts of people showed up, including star golfer Bubba Watson and former Patriots receiver Randy Moss.

Well, that all leads up to tonight. A player could have had an outstanding few days of practice in the joint sessions with the Saints, but it won’t really matter if he doesn’t show well in the actual game.

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The reality of this time of year is that players are fighting for their jobs, trying to keep their NFL dreams alive. It’s stressful for them, but it makes viewing the games very interesting for us talking heads.

With that in mind, let’s take a look at six Patriots players you should keep an eye on during the game.

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