The regular season is oh so close, giving football fans everywhere goosebumps. It is going to be another exciting year for the New England Patriots in 2013-14, with expectations nearly as high as ever.
There are so many new faces, especially on offense, so things will be a bit different for the Pats. Still, Tom Brady remains one of the league's best with another impressive supporting cast around him.
For the most part, the Patriots have solidified their starters on both sides of the ball. A few position battles remain, however.
This is what to expect from each Patriots starter in 2013-14.