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Eagles face Patriots again, this time in preseason

It's not exactly a Super Bowl rematch, especially in the preseason.

But the Philadelphia Eagles will face the New England Patriots on Thursday night for the first time since the Eagles won their first Super Bowl with a 41-33 victory in February in Minneapolis.

And just like at the Super Bowl, Carson Wentz will miss the game as he recovers from a torn ACL and LCL in his left knee. Wentz expects to participate in 11-on-11 drills next week, but it's uncertain whether he'll be ready for the season opener. The Eagles host the Atlanta Falcons on Sept. 6.

Nick Foles is supposed to make his preseason debut at New England after sitting out last week's game. He had...

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