The Patriots lead the all-time series between these teams, 8-6, and have won the past five in a row. They last faced off in Oct. 2017 in New England, with the Falcons suffering a 23-7 road loss, and the last time they played each other in Atlanta was back in 2013, which was a slightly closer loss for the home team, 30-23.
There are a some former Eagles on both sidelines for this game: OG Josh Andrews for the Falcons — DE Steven Means was placed on IR last week after suffering a knee injury during a fumble recovery in Week 9 —, and WR Nelson Agholor and SAF Jalen Mills for the Patriots.
Here’s everything you need to know about tonight’s game.
New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons
Game time: 8:20 PM EST
Channel: FOX | NFL Network | Amazon
Date: Thursday, November 18, 2021
Location: Mercedes-Benz Stadium | Atlanta, GA
FOX: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews, Kristina Pink (field reporters)
Amazon: Andrea Kremer, Hannah Storm
Amazon Scout’s Feed: Bucky Brooks, Daniel Jeremiah, Joy Taylor
Radio: Westwood One | SIRIUS: 81 (NE), 83 (Atl.), 88 (National) | XM: 226 (NE), 225 (Atl.), 88 (National) | SXM App: 821 (NE), 801 (Atl.), 88 (National)
New England Patriots: -7 (-265)
Atlanta Falcons: +7 (+215)
BLG pick: Patriots -7
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