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Patriots rooting guide: Who New England fans should root for in Thursday Night Football

Week 5 kicks off between the Bears and the Commanders.

Arizona Cardinals v Washington Commanders Photo by Michael Owens/Getty Images

The NFL season flips to Week 5 which will be kicked off Thursday night between the Chicago Bears (+6) and Washington Commanders (-6).

From a New England (+1) perspective, here’s who Patriots fans should be rooting for. Welcome to our Thursday night Patriots Rooting Guide for Week 5.

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Chicago Bears (0-4) at Washington Commanders (2-2): Go Commanders! While it is an all NFC matchup, the Commanders do reside on New England’s schedule. A win from Washington would positively impact the Patriots strength of scheduled.

Check down below to see Pats Pulpit’s picks tonight and head to the comment section to further discussion tonight’s Thursday night action.

If you’re looking to make your own pick on the game, head over to DraftKings Sportsbook.