Revisiting '10 things to watch'

Mike Reiss follows up on his target list for the Patriots-Rams exhibition game

Updated: August 27, 2010, 3:28 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Prior to each Patriots preseason game, 10 areas to monitor have been presented. In the aftermath of the team's 36-35 loss to the Rams, here is a look at how the 10 areas played out:

1. Banta-Cain, Burgess and the pass rush. When the Patriots rush four players in their 3-4 alignment, the extra rusher most often comes from the outside linebacker spot. That's where Tully Banta-Cain and Derrick Burgess line up, and they didn't consistently produce pressure against rookie ...

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