Watching the less-than-ideal QB rotation Friday makes it clear, the Brady suspension has started to hurt the Patriots.
Jimmy Garoppolo, who looked cool last week at Gillette Stadium, seemed rattled by the Panthers defense on Friday.
We saw one QB look rattled. We saw a future Hall of Famer enter as a sub. We saw young players get a chance to show what they're capable of.
Curran's top 100 plays
We've reached the top two of Tom E. Curran's 100 plays that shaped the Patriots' dynasty. And -- sorry, Malcolm Butler ...