Brady indicated that he and the Patriots' other key healthy players could see extended action in Friday's preseason game against the Panthers, ESPN.com reports. "Coach told us we're going to get a lot of work," Brady said Wednesday after practice. "What that means, I don't know. I don't think anyone ever knows with him. But we'll be prepared and ready to go for 60 minutes and hopefully it's a good 60 minutes."
A charge of felony domestic assault from an incident with a woman sharing his home in April was dropped against Cunningham, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. "Based on further investigation, there is not proof beyond a reasonable doubt for the charged offense," Hennepin County, Minn. Attorney Michael Freeman wrote.
Torres suffered an infection in his surgically-repaired right knee and is expected to miss the first few months of the season while he undergoes another operation on the knee, David Pollak of the San Jose Mercury News reports.