The 2021 NFL season is just a few weeks away and there are still plenty of question marks surrounding the New England Patriots as they prepare for the upcoming campaign.
The quarterback competition is heating up, and the latest twist came Monday when it was revealed that veteran Cam Newton had to be away from the team for five days due to a "misunderstanding" over COVID tests. Newton's absence gives rookie Mac Jones a tremendous opportunity to prove his worth and make his case to start Week 1.
But it's not all about the quarterbacks. There are plenty of other storylines to talk about, and NBC Sports Boston has you covered with a special social media event Wednesday.
Our Patriots insiders Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry will share their perspectives on the team, answer questions live and interact with Patriots fans on several of our social platforms.
Here's their "social" schedule live from the practice fields outside Gillette Stadium as the Patriots and Giants begin two days of joint practices on Wednesday.
9-9:30 a.m.: Facebook.com/NBCSBoston
12:30-1 p.m.: Twitter.com/NBCSBoston
3-3:30 p.m.: Facebook.com/NBC10
Kwani Lunis from NBC10 Boston and NECN and Jesus Quiñonez from Telemundo Boston will also be reporting live from practice on the social media accounts listed below: