Tom Brady will play his second game for the season and the first in Gillette Stadium where thousands of the New England fans are ready to cheer for him.
The Cincinnati Bengals take on the New England Patriots in one of the NFL games on Sunday, start time at 1:00 PM ET, at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts.
The Cincinnati Bengals (2-3) are coming from a 28-14 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in Week 5. Andy Dalton completed 29 of 41 passes for 269 yards and two touchdowns. On the ground, Giovani Bernard rushed for 50 yards in nine attempts while Dalton added 34 yards in six carries. In the receiving end, Brandon LaFell posted 68 yards and two touchdowns in eight receptions while AJ Green added 50 yards in four receptions. Bernard contributed 46 yards in six receptions while CJ Uzomah had 43 yards.
Offensively, the Bengals are averaging 18.4 points and 366.4 total yards (282.6 in passing and 83.8 in rushing) per game. Defensively, the Bengals are yielding 22.0 points and 338.6 yards (224.6 in passing and 114.0 in rushing) per game against the opposing teams.
The New England Patriots (4-1) are coming from a 33-13 win over the Cleveland Browns in Week 5. Tom Brady completed 28 of 40 passes for 406 yards and three touchdowns. On the ground, LeGarrette Blount posted 37 yards and a touchdown in 18 carries while James White added 26 yards in five carries. In the receiving end, Chris Hogan posted 114 yards in four receptions while Rob Gronkowski added 109 yards in five receptions. Martellus Bennett contributed 67 yards and three touchdowns in six catches and White added 63 yards in four catches.
Offensively, the Patriots are averaging 22.8 points and 377.2 total yards (249.2 in pasisng and 128.0 in rushing) per game against the opposing teams. Defensively, the Patriots are yielding 14.8 points and 345.0 total yards (258.6 in passing and 86.4 in rushing) per game against the opposing teams.
Bengals vs Patriots game schedule info:
Date: October 16, 2016
Start Time: 1:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: CBS
Live Stream: NFL Game Pass
Odds and Point Spread: -8.0 Patriots, 47.0 O/U
Prediction: NE wins