New England Patriots football is right around the corner! The team begins its 2023 season on Sunday afternoon, at home against the reigning NFC Champion Philadelphia Eagles.
The start of the regular season puts and end to months and months of speculating, projecting, and predicting. In just a few days, there will finally be real, regular season football to discuss.
—What to expect from the Patriots’ rookies in 2023
— The Patriots’ coaching staff is putting all their trust in Mac Jones
— Did Bill Belichick drop a major hint about the Patriots’ Week 1 lineup against the Eagles?
However, we’re not out of that window just quite yet. On Monday night, Matt Dollof and I hosted the annual Labor Day Sports Hub Patriots Season Preview show. Over the two hour show, we broke down everything heading into the 2023 regular season.
To wrap up the show, we gave our season predictions. That included individual player awards, as well as the overall outcome. You can hear that segment in the full podcast below, at the end of the show.
2023 Patriots Season Preview Show w/ Alex Barth and Matt Dolloff
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So, who doo we see as the Patriots’ standout players this year? Will they accomplish the goal set out by Robert Kraft in March, and return to the playoffs? Here’s a look at their predictions and projections. For full explanations of the picks, hit play on the podcast above (the segment begins at 1:20:22.