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What to watch for: Bears-Patriots

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We here at the NFL had so much fun watching the return of football last weekend that we decided to do it all again this week. Around The NFL's Conor Orr dissects what you can expect to see from the 16 games this weekend.

Here's what to what to watch for ...

Chicago Bears at New England Patriots (8 p.m.)

» How will the attitude be come game time? A few chippy practices this week headlined the joint session between New England and Chicago -- something that likely drove Patriots head coach Bill Belichick crazy. The hope is that any ill will fades away before kickoff.

» Bryan Stork was one of the Patriots getting on Belichick's naughty list for fighting with the Bears -- this amid a battle for the starting center gig. Regardless of who is playing quarterback, Stork seems to be slipping out of contention as 2015 undrafted free agent David Andrews continues to surge.

» Where will Tom Brady be? The Patriots quarterback missed the preseason opener and wasn't even in the building as backup Jimmy Garoppolo took starting reps. Will that be the case again this week? Or will Belichick decide to give his star a few practice reps?

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