Suddenly, the Patriots’ tumultuous offseason doesn’t look so bad — at least not compared with what their AFC East rivals are dealing with at the end of training camp.
The Patriots, who have now had more than a month to prepare to play a few games without Rob Gronkowski and the entire season without Aaron Hernandez, are dealing with only a few minor injuries as Week 1 approaches.
The rest of their division, though, is getting decimated by injuries at a time when they should be ramping up for the regular season.
The Patriots’ first two opponents this season – Buffalo and the New York Jets – both have serious quarterback problems after the events of this past weekend’s preseason games. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.