As unusual as it might appear, the Payments, having already clinched the AFC East for the primary time since 1995, will face the Patriots, who’ve already been eradicated from playoff rivalry, on “Monday Night time Soccer” in Week 16.

Welcome to the topsy-turvy 12 months that has been 2020.

The Payments (11-3) have an opportunity to say the No. 2 seed within the AFC with a win and a Steelers loss to the Colts in Week 17. They have been led by third-year QB Josh Allen, who has regarded like a darkhorse MVP candidate at occasions. Allen his improved his completion proportion considerably from 58.Eight % in 2019 to 68.7 % in 2020. That bump in accuracy has made an enormous distinction for Allen, as he is thrown for a career-best 30 touchdowns to only 9 interceptions.

The Patriots (6-8), of their first 12 months with out Tom Brady since 1999, have not regarded just like the Patriots followers have been used to seeing during the last decade. They had been eradicated from playoff rivalry after a 22-12 loss to the Dolphins final week, and a loss to the Payments would guarantee their first dropping season since Brady’s rookie season in 2000.

Sporting Information is monitoring dwell scoring updates and highlights from Payments vs. Patriots on “Monday Night time Soccer.” Observe for full outcomes from the NFL Week 16 recreation.

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Payments vs. Patriots rating

  Q1 Q2 Q3 This autumn Whole
Payments 3 3
Patriots 3 3

Payments vs. Patriots updates, highlights from ‘Monday Night time Soccer’

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8:35 p.m. — Patriots punt. Three and out for New England on its second possession and the Payments will get the ball again at their 30-yard line with 5:18 left within the first quarter.

8:30 p.m. — FIELD GOAL, BILLS. Buffalo will get into the pink zone however New England comes up with the cease to carry them to a 22-yard subject purpose try. Tyler Bass connects to tie it up at 3-Three with 6:43 remaining within the first quarter.

8:19 p.m. — FIELD GOAL, PATRIOTS. New England missed out on a giant trick play as Damierre Byrd dropped an ideal cross from Cam Newton, so it will accept a 45-yard subject purpose from Nick People to take a 3-Zero lead with 12:44 left within the first quarter.

8:15 p.m. — Payments win the toss. They will defer and the Patriots will obtain to start out the sport.

Payments vs. Patriots begin time

  • Date: Monday, Dec. 28
  • Kickoff: 8:15 p.m. ET
  • TV channel (nationwide): ESPN 
  • Stay stream: ESPN app, fuboTV
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