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Trying to piece together final Patriots roster

Random thoughts heading into Wednesday night’s final exhibition game against the Giants while trying to piece together the Patriots’ final 53-man roster (it must be set by 9 p.m. Friday).

First off, predicting the roster is almost a fruitless exercise because the Patriots have about 95 percent more information than we outsiders do. The biggest piece of the puzzle is the medical reports. Who knows how bad tight end Visanthe Schiancoe’s knee is?

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