Bill Carey
Tuesday August 21st, 2012

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will sit out the team's game tonight against the Philadelphia Eagles, the Boston Herald's Jeff Howe reports.

NFL Network's Albert Breer reported on Twitter that linebacker Jerod Mayo, wide receivers Brandon Lloyd and Wes Welker, and tight ends Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski will also miss the Monday Night Football game.

[tweet https://twitter.com/AlbertBreer/status/237663523306618881] The Patriots are resting Brady and others because the team will have a busy week, Howe reports. The Patriots will have joint practices with the Buccaneers during the week and then play Tampa Bay in a preseason game Friday.

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