The New England Patriots (2-0) are kicking off week 3 by hosting the Houston Texans (2-0). The Patriots could be relying on their 3rd string quarterback, rookie Jacoby Brissett, as they welcome the fierce Texans defense. While they might not be the 2002 Buccaneers, this Texans defense can cause a headache for opposing offenses that are at full strength, never mind a group that's playing with both hands behind its back.
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Watch our Patriots Pregame Show at 7:30 PM EST!
Date: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
Location: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts
Kickoff: 8:25 PM EST
Betting line: Patriots are the 1-point underdogs
SB Nation Affiliates: Battle Red Blog
TV: CBS, NFL Network, Twitter
Announcers: Jim Nantz and Phil Simms, with Tracy Wolfson on the sidelines
Radio: 98.5 FM, with Scott Zolak and Bob Socci