Um. So what’s the point of TC? It’s learning the new system, work as a team, and gain that needful continuity. Can’t you see that Belichick would engage in PR? He was the one playing Reiff in the third preseason game. Like a dope.
Every team has a hole, or two or three. The holes increase over the season with injuries. You are nit picking and trying to make a mountain out of a molehill. It was not prefect? Agreed - Reiff and McDermott are injured. Is it OK? Yup.