There’s still time, and perhaps the Panthers and Falcons are still available.
The Patriots will have two days of joint practices with the Buccaneers, prior to their August 24 preseason game. New England previously scheduled a combined workout with the Saints August 7-8.
The Bucs announced the dates on their twitter feed.
Many teams like to get in a little work with someone else, especially around the start of the preseason when players are tired of looking at their own. Doing a pair of them is rare, however.
Pats coach Bill Belichick obviously respects the job Greg Schiano did at Rutgers, where Belichick’s son Stephen was a backup long snapper. So it makes sense that they’ll get together for some work.