Due to an up-and-down preseason, New England Patriots head coach, Bill Belichick has decided to play his starters a significant amount of time against the New York Giants this thursday.
Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady spoke on WEEI earlier this week and stated: "I think we're all playing," Brady said this morning. "We're all expecting to play. I don't know how long we'll play. But he (Bill Belichick) told everybody yesterday, 'Get ready to play.'"
Throughout the first three games, the Patriots have given off mix signs of if they're a top team in the AFC or just a playoff team.
Here are 10 things to pay attention to that might give you a better idea.