Thursday night’s meeting between the New England Patriots and New York Giants will mark the final one with rosters of 90.
And, as currently constituted, there’s some familiarity on those 3-0 preseason rosters that extends beyond Bill Belichick.
Here’s a glance through the ties, even if only a few ex-Patriots and ex-Giants see snaps following the 7:30 p.m. ET kickoff at Gillette Stadium.
Bennie Fowler, wide receiver – Fowler signed with New England a week into the 2018 regular season, and was released after four days. The Giants subsequently added the former Michigan State Spartan, Denver Bronco and Chicago Bear in October.