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New England Patriots vs Washington Commanders: How to Watch the Game Live, TV Channel, Kickoff Time, Venue Details, and More

New England Patriots vs Washington Commanders: How to Watch the Game Live, TV Channel, Kickoff Time, Venue Details, and More

New England Patriots vs Washington Commanders: How to Watch the Game Live, TV Channel, Kickoff Time, Venue Details, and More

Football fans, get ready for an exciting NFL matchup as the New England Patriots go head-to-head with the Washington Commanders. To make sure you don’t miss any of the action, here’s all the information you need to watch the game live.

Where to Watch Live for Free

  • NFL+: Stream NFL games in-market on NFL+. Click to subscribe.
  • Over-the-air (OTA) TV: FOX

TV Channel:

  • FOX

Kickoff Time:

  • 1:00 PM ET on Sunday, November 5, 2023

Venue Details:

  • Gillette Stadium
  • 1 Patriot Place
  • Foxborough, MA 02035

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The New England Patriots and Washington Commanders will face off in Week 9 of the 2023 NFL season on Sunday, November 5, at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough. The game is scheduled to kick off at 1:00 PM ET and will be broadcast nationally on FOX.

The Patriots are coming off a 34-13 loss to the Chicago Bears in Week 8. The Patriots are currently 2-6 and are last in the AFC East division.

The Commanders are coming off a 30-24 win over the Carolina Panthers in Week 8. The Commanders are currently 3-5 and are third in the NFC East division.

The Patriots vs. Commanders game is expected to be a close and competitive contest. Both teams have high-powered offenses and solid defenses. The Patriots are led by quarterback Mac Jones, wide receiver Jakobi Meyers, and running back Damien Harris. The Commanders are led by quarterback Taylor Heinicke, wide receiver Terry McLaurin, and running back Antonio Gibson.

Here is a more detailed look at the two teams:

New England Patriots

  • Strengths: Defense (ranked 10th in the NFL in total yards allowed per game), pass defense (ranked 8th in the NFL in passing yards allowed per game), rush defense (ranked 12th in the NFL in rushing yards allowed per game)
  • Weaknesses: Offense (ranked 26th in the NFL in total yards per game), passing attack (ranked 31st in the NFL in passing yards per game), rushing attack (ranked 21st in the NFL in rushing yards per game)

Washington Commanders

  • Strengths: Offense (ranked 20th in the NFL in total yards per game), passing attack (ranked 17th in the NFL in passing yards per game), rushing attack (ranked 20th in the NFL in rushing yards per game)
  • Weaknesses: Defense (ranked 29th in the NFL in total yards allowed per game), pass defense (ranked 31st in the NFL in passing yards allowed per game), rush defense (ranked 29th in the NFL in rushing yards allowed per game)

Prediction

The Patriots vs. Commanders game is expected to be a close and competitive contest. Both teams have high-powered offenses and solid defenses. The Patriots are the favorites to win the game, but the Commanders are more than capable of pulling off the upset.

My prediction: Patriots 24, Commanders 21

In addition to the above, here is a more in-depth analysis of the two teams and their matchup:

New England Patriots

The Patriots have been one of the most disappointing teams in the NFL this season. After losing their first two games of the season, they won two straight games. However, they have lost their last four games. The Patriots are led by a young and talented offense that is struggling to find its identity.

Quarterback Mac Jones is in his second season with the Patriots. He is averaging over 250 yards per game passing this season, but he has thrown 10 interceptions. Jones needs to improve his accuracy and decision-making if the Patriots want to be successful.

Wide receiver Jakobi Meyers is the Patriots’ leading receiver this season with 50 catches for 500 yards and three touchdowns. Meyers is a reliable receiver who can move the chains.

Running back Damien Harris is the Patriots’ leading rusher this season with 300 yards and three touchdowns. Harris is a physical runner who can break tackles.

The Patriots’ defense has been one of the bright spots this season. They are ranked 10th in the NFL in total yards allowed per game. The Patriots are led by linebacker Matthew Judon, who has 8.5 sacks this season.

Washington Commanders

The Commanders have been one of the most inconsistent teams in the NFL this season. They have alternated wins and losses for most of the season. The Commanders are led by a veteran offense that is averaging over 23 points per game.

Quarterback Taylor Heinicke is in his first full season as the Commanders’ starting quarterback. He is averaging over 250 yards per game passing this season and has thrown 10 touchdowns.