Globe staff predictions for the season opener. Picks are against the spread.
Roger Goodell takes the field at 7:32 pm to a smattering of boos. Pretty subdued, actually. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DJKJZjDXgAAxcyB.jpg
A buddy comes through with a great shot of Goodell on the field, surrounded by clown towels https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DJKKeLLXYAENNDB.jpg
The giant Lombardi Trophies have taken center stage. #Patriots https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DJKV7UkXYAIhaeA.jpg
Edelman in the house! #Patriots https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DJKWHnuXkAACFMJ.jpg
Five banners now adorn Gillette Stadium. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)