Opening Day notes:
The Patriots have won eight straight season openers, the longest active streak in the NFL. Green Bay is second with five. Only four teams in history have won nine or more consecutive season openers: Dallas (17, from 1965-81); Miami (11, from 1992-2002); PortsmouthDetroit (10, from 1930-39), and Chicago (9, from 1984-92).
The Patriots are 28-24 all-time on Opening Day and 9-12 on Opening Day on the road.
The Patriots and Titans have played one previous season opener, in 1975 when the Tennessee franchise was located in Houston and known as the Oilers. The Oilers beat the Patriots, 7-0, at Schaefer Stadium in Foxboro.
Bill Belichick is 11-6 in Opening Day games as an NFL coach.
Tom Brady is 9-1 in Opening Day games as an NFL quarterback,
0:41 - Michael Holley, Tom Giles and Kayce Smith react to Tom Curran's column that said the Patriots are likely to go 19-0 and Curran explains his stance.
6:54 - Lou Merloni joins BST to break down David Price's altercation with Dennis Eckersley and what it means for the Red Sox leadership if Dustin Pedroia was one of the players who applauded Price on the team plane.
12:25 - Mike Giardi and Phil Perry are in Foxboro for day 1 of Patriots training camp to discuss Jimmy Garoppolo's struggles, Brandin Cooks' big play ability, and Malcolm Butler's compete level.
16:32 - David Price seems to not like playing in Boston, similar to Carl Crawford and Pablo Sandoval. What makes it so difficult for some players to handle Boston?
Phil Perry and Mike Giardi discuss whether there is a chance Rob Ninkovich decides to retire.