Use this as the open thread for discussion.
Date: Thursday, August 31st, 2017
Location: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts
Kickoff: 7:30 PM EST
SB Nation Affiliates: BigBlueView.com
Announcers: Dan Roche and Christian Fauria with Matt Chatham on the sidelines.
Boston, Mass. WBZ-TV Channel 4
Radio: 98.5 FM, with Scott Zolak and Bob Socci