The preseason is one big audition. Every practice, every game is a chance for players to make an impression and ultimately make the final roster.
Has Cam Newton's stock fallen? DeAngelo Williams or Jonathan Stewart? Should you draft a Panthers wide receiver? Is Greg Olsen the team's most valuable fantasy player?
Players fighting for final roster spots have another opportunity to impress coaches against the New England Patriots.
Coach wants running backs to be well-rounded by developing their blocking skills as well as their ability to run the football.