In what is widely considered the true tune up game for the regular season, around the league, the New England Patriots will be in Carolina tonight to battle the Panthers in Week 3 of the preseason. 

The game should prove as a good precursor to what they will see in Week 1 of the regular season against Houston, as Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has a similar skill set to Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson.

With many of their key players healthy and on the trip, expect the Pats to play their starters into the second half.

You can catch the game on CBS, starting at 7:30 PM.