Connect with us
Patriots Patriots

New England Patriots

Patriots Host First Game of the Regular Season!

Published

on

Patriots Have Clear Road To This Year’s Super Bowl

Less than two months away and the NFL kicks off its 98th season. With Preseason starting on the evening of August 3 with the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game where the Dallas Cowboys will be hosting the Arizona Cardinals.

The first regular season game will be hosted by the Super Bowl LI Champion New England Patriots vs the Kansas City Chiefs. The game will be played on September 7, 2017, and will be aired on NBC.

What a great way to kick-off an exciting year of Pro football!

The 2017 New England Patriots Schedule is packed full of competition this year and we all know that Tom Brady and the rest of the team are always ready to excite fans and light up the scoreboard.

The Champs seem to have a clear road back to the Super Bowl this year with a schedule in which the Pats only have 5 games against playoff teams, including the season opener against Kansas City.

The most anticipated game of the year, however, will come in week 7 when the Atlanta Falcons come to Foxborough for a Sunday night rematch of Super Bowl LI.

2017 New England Patriots’ Regular-Season Schedule:

Week   Date    Opponent Time    (ET) TV
1 Sept. 7 vs. Kansas City Chiefs 8:30 p.m. NBC
2 Sept. 17 at New Orleans Saints 1 p.m. CBS
3 Sept. 24 vs. Houston Texans 1 p.m. CBS
4 Oct. 1 vs. Carolina Panthers 1 p.m. Fox
5 Oct. 5 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 8:25 p.m. CBS/NFL Network
6 Oct. 15 at New York Jets 1 p.m. CBS
7 Oct. 22 vs. Atlanta Falcons 8:30 p.m. NBC
8 Oct. 29 vs. Los Angeles Chargers 1 p.m. CBS
9 Bye Week
10 Nov. 12 at Denver Broncos 8:30 p.m. NBC
11 Nov. 19 at Oakland Raiders 4:25 p.m. CBS
12 Nov. 26 vs. Miami Dolphins 1 p.m. CBS
13 Dec. 3 at Buffalo Bills 1 p.m. CBS
14 Dec. 11 at Miami Dolphins 8:30 p.m. ESPN
15 Dec. 17 at Pittsburgh Steelers 4:25 p.m. CBS
16 Dec. 24 vs. Buffalo Bills 1 p.m. CBS
17 Dec. 31 vs. New York Jets 1 p.m. CBS

Small Town Boy from Oklahoma, I grew up writing poetry and short stories from an early age. Moved up North in later years and love my Red Sox and Celtics.
I am self employed and an avid online poker player. I am very excited to be joining the Trifecta team! I will be writing about Celtics and Red Sox,, as well as all other Boston sports. I am looking forward to finidng and writing the unusual stories. You our readers are why we are here. Have a story you want told? My ears are always open.

New England Patriots

Patriots Talk: Patriots Shut Out Raiders In Mexico City

Published

on

What a day for the Patriots to secure a win in the most Patriot way possible. The game was effectively over before the 2nd quarter ended. The team was dominant throughout the entire duration of the game and it showed. In many ways, there were a number of factors within this game that caused the Raiders to ultimately fold early on in the game

The Altitude Difference

The Patriots had the smart idea to stay in Denver and travel to Colorado Springs to adjust their bodies to the pressures of high altitude. The Raiders took the same approach when they traveled to Mexico City to play against the Houston Texans in Week 11 of the 2016 season. Although, the method worked last year, you can’t deny that there was a lot of outside interference in that game.

This time around, it was very clearly from just the fact that CB Stephon Gilmore and WR Danny Amendola leaving the game due to dehydration showed how taxing the high altitude was on them. The Raiders were arguably worse with their team as they allowed 4 turnovers on the offense yesterdays. The sheer pressure the game put on most of the players was quite significant in this game for both team. But the Patriots ultimately minimzed the effect that it had on them.

Continue Reading

New England Patriots

Patriots Football Talk: Patriots Dominance Continues In Mexico

Published

on

Patriots

It was a sunny Sunday at the Estadio Azteca, Mexico’s Premier Stadium, in Mexico City.  The New England Patriots were facing off against the Oakland Raiders in what was called a Road Game.  It was a made for TV experience to draw in a more viewers and fans.  It was the NFL’s way to reach a larger market, that being fans in Mexico City.

The Game showed off the best in the NFL.  And you know what?  The best Team in the NFL showed what it means to be the best.  Of course I’m talking about the Patriots dominating yet another Team.  They continue to out preform their opponents on the field.  It’s something that this year’s Team has grown in to.  From being just a contender to being an all-out reigning champ; this Team has figured out how to be great.  Today’s game was proof of that!  I’d say they played perfect, but they didn’t get the shut out.  Hey you can’t have everything!

Continue Reading

New England Patriots

NFL Talk: Week 11 Picks

Published

on

Patriots

We are finally getting down to the last stretch of the season where teams will finally start to line up where they will make the playoffs and those who will simply tank for the higher pick in the 2018 NFL draft. At this point, most people have teams figured out and know how games should go from here on out. As of now, I got 11-3 correct last week, which puts me at 95-51 for the season.

Tennessee Titans @ Pittsburgh Steelers: Winner – Steelers

At this point in the season, I think the Titans will likely make the wildcard as Jacksonville will run away with the division. The Steelers are pretty much a lock for the playoffs. Their division has the Browns with the worst record in the NFL, and the Bengals and Ravens have fallen off. Even though the game was already played yesterday here was my thoughts before the game:

They are playing the Titans at home and the Steelers defense has been a hack of a surprise for this season. It’s mainly because of how much money was invested into their offense yet their defense has improved substantially from last year. The 2nd best passing defense in the NFL (allowing only 181.8 passing yards per game) and 11th against the run (allowing 102.7 rushing yards per game).

The Titans will have some serious difficulties holding the Steelers down while they are playing at home. Despite the Titans not having a bad team by any stretch (they have the 6th best rushing defense in the NFL), this is the Steelers game to lose and thankfully after what we have seen, that isn’t alot. Steelers won by 40-17 and my prediction was they would score 27-20. (Titans couldn’t even get me that)

Jacksonville Jaguars @ Cleveland Browns: Winner – Jaguars

If the Jags somehow throw this game away I will be so done with predicting their games this season. The Browns are a team that needs a massive overhaul and I don’t see it being enough for them to win this game. The Jaguars will win this game 24-21 with Blake Bortles somehow almost throwing the game away. Almost.

Continue Reading

Most Popular

Copyright © 2017 Trifecta Network