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NFL Week 3 Thursday Night Football: Patriots rooting guide, how to watch, open thread

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Miami Dolphins v New England Patriots Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

After they both lost in Week 2, the Miami Dolphins and the Jacksonville Jaguars will need to make a quick turnaround heading into the third week of this year’s regular season: the two will meet tonight for the second installment of Thursday Night Football.

With that being said, here’s how you can watch the game and who you should root for.

Miami Dolphins (0-2) at Jacksonville Jaguars (1-1)

When: 8:20 p.m. ET

Where: TIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville FL

Television: NFL Network

Live streaming: fuboTV (Try for free here!)

SB Nation coverage: The Phinsider (Dolphins), Big Cat Country (Jaguars)

Patriots rooting guide: Go Dolphins! While Miami is competing in the AFC East, Patriots fans should still root for their rivals tonight for one simple reason: playoff seeding tiebreakers. With the Jaguars not on New England’s schedule this year, a Dolphins victory would help improve the Patriots’ strength of schedule and strength of victory — all while Brian Flores’ team would still only improve to 1-2. It may not feel right, but rooting for Miami is the best call in this game.