Report: Ryan Mallett to Start Preseason Opener

Tom Brady will reportedly get the night off in the Patriots’ preseason opener against Washington while backup Ryan Mallett will get the start, according to the Boston Herald’s Jeff Howe.

Brady has sat out of preseason openers before, in 2005, 2008, and 2011.

Get the Globe's scoop on the Red Sox for free.
Get 108 Stitches, the Globe's free newsletter for Sox stats and analysis.
Thanks for signing up!