Patriots' Garoppolo preps for 'a good test' against Panthers (The Associated Press)

Jimmy Garoppolo entered training camp last month knowing that for the first time in his two-year career he was preparing for his first NFL regular-season start. Patriots coach Bill Belichick has repeated throughout the preseason that New England’s priority at quarterback is to get Garoppolo ready for it. As that clock winds, so too does the one ticking toward the start of Tom Brady’s four-game ”Deflategate” suspension.