INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 05: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots waits with his offense in the huddle during the third quarter against the New York Giants during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
The New England Patriots' preseason schedule includes tilts with the New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants.
The Patriots' preseason schedule continues in Week 2 when the Patriots host the Philadelphia Eagles in a nationally televised game. New England finishes its preseason schedule with road games against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New York Giants. The latter meeting, which concludes New England's preseason, is of course a rematch of the Super Bowl.
The entire New England Patriots preseason schedule 2012 follows:
Week 1 (Aug 9-13): vs. New Orleans Saints
Week 2 (Aug. 16-20): vs. Philadelphia Eagles on Aug. 20, nationally televised at 8 p.m. on ESPN
Week 3 (Aug. 23-26): at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Week 4 (Aug. 29-30): at New York Giants
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