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Patriots 2023 schedule release tracker: Leaks, rumors, news, instant analysis, and more

The NFL will release its 2023 regular season and preseason schedules on Thursday night. Here are all the news and rumors leading up to the event.

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The New England Patriots’ opponents for the upcoming season are already set, now it is time to find out when they will square off against them: at 8 p.m. ET on May 11, the NFL will announce its full regular season schedule.

Before taking a look at all the latest news and rumors, a reminder who will be on the Patriots’ 2023 schedule:

Before the big reveal on Thursday night, there will naturally be plenty of leaks and rumors. In order to stay on top of things and up to date with credible information, we have again set up our Pats Pulpit Schedule Release Tracker.

Please make sure to keep this page bookmarked and regularly check back in.

Leaks and rumors tracker

May 11

The full schedule is out. Please click here to take an in-depth look.

The Patriots’ season opener against Philadelphia will be kicked off at 4:25 p.m. ET. | Report

The Patriots will visit the Dolphins in Week 8 for a 1 p.m. ET kickoff. | Report

Are you a fan of Thursday Night Football with the Patriots? Make sure to circle Dec. 7 on your calendar for a Week 14 road game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. | Report

The Patriots will travel to Dallas in early October for a Week 4 meeting with the Cowboys. | Report

It looks like the Patriots will spend Christmas eve in Denver. They will play the Broncos on Dec. 24. | Report

The Patriots will welcome the world champions to Gillette Stadium in Week 15: the Kansas City Chiefs will visit New England for a Monday night matchup. | Report

New England will host the Bills in Week 7 before heading to Buffalo for a Week 17 divisional rematch. | Report

The Patriots will visit the Giants and former assistant coach Brian Daboll in Week 12 — the Sunday after Thanksgiving, and after a potential New England’s post-Germany bye. | Report

The Patriots will revisit Josh McDaniels’ Raiders at Allegiant Stadium in Week 6. | Report

New England will get their first shot at the Aaron Rodgers-led Jets in Week 3, while also hosting them in their season finale. | Report

The Patriots will host the reigning NFC Champion Philadelphia Eagles to begin their season. | Report

The Patriots will open the season at Gillette Stadium for the first two games. | Report

The Patriots will reportedly host the Dolphins on Sunday night in Week 2. | Report

The Patriots announced that their home opener would be labeled as “Thank You Tom Game” in honor of retired long-time quarterback Tom Brady. | Report

Pre-May 11

May 10: The Patriots will play the Indianapolis Colts as part of this year’s International Series. The two teams will face off on Nov. 12 in Frankfurt, Germany. The game will officially count as a New England home game. | Report

May 3: The Patriots will reportedly travel to Wisconsin this summer to hold joint training camp practices with the Green Bay Packers. This would suggest the two teams will play a preseason game at Lambeau Field as well. | Report

April 3: The Patriots and Tennessee Titans are engaged in conversations about holding joint practices in Nashville. Those sessions would be followed by a preseason contest between the two clubs. | Report

Patriots rumored schedule


  • Week 1: vs. Texans (TBD)
  • Week 2: at Packers (TBD)
  • Week 3: at Titans (TBD)

Regular season

  • Week 1: vs. Eagles (9/10, 4:25 p.m. ET)
  • Week 2: vs. Dolphins (9/17, 8:20 p.m. ET — Sunday Night Football)
  • Week 3: at Jets (9/24, 1 p.m. ET)
  • Week 4: at Cowboys (10/1, 4:25 p.m. ET)
  • Week 5: vs. Saints (10/8, 1 p.m. ET)
  • Week 6: at Raiders (10/15, 4:05 p.m. ET)
  • Week 7: vs. Bills (10/22, 1 p.m. ET)
  • Week 8: at Dolphins (10/29, 1 p.m. ET)
  • Week 9: vs. Commanders (11/5, 11 p.m. ET)
  • Week 10: vs. Colts (11/12, 9:30 a.m. ET — International Game: Frankfurt, Germany)
  • Week 11: Bye
  • Week 12: at Giants (11/26, 1 p.m. ET)
  • Week 13: vs. Chargers (12/3, 1 p.m. ET)
  • Week 14: at Steelers (12/7, 8:15 p.m. ET — Thursday Night Football)
  • Week 15: vs. Chiefs (12/18, 8:15 p.m. ET — Monday Night Football)
  • Week 16: at Broncos (12/24, 8:15 p.m. ET — Sunday Night Football)
  • Week 17: at Bills (12/31, 1 p.m. ET)
  • Week 18: vs. Jets (TBD)