Grab a plate and hunker down.
The Patriots are enjoying on Thanksgiving night time.
According to a supply, the Pats will kick off at Minnesota at 8:20 p.m. in a recreation broadcast on NBC. The Patriots haven’t performed on Thanksgiving since 2012, once they beat Rex Ryan’s Jets 49-19 within the well-known “Butt Fumble” recreation. The NFL will launch its complete 2022 regular-season schedule tonight at 8.
The Pats have gained their final 5 conferences with the Vikings, most lately beating them 24-10 in a 2018 recreation at Gillette Stadium. Minnesota is coming off an 8-9 marketing campaign that triggered a regime change, with first-year coach Kevin O’Connell, a former Patriots quarterback, changing longtime headman Mike Zimmer. On the sector, the Vikings are led by veteran quarterback Kirk Cousins, who accomplished 66.3% of his passes for 4,221 yards, 33 touchdowns and 7 picks final 12 months.
Cousins is 0-2 all-time in opposition to the Patriots, together with one begin with Washington in 2015. The Pats are 5-1 in opposition to Minnesota underneath head coach Bill Belichick, with their lone loss coming in 2000.
According to stories, the NFL’s Thanksgiving slate on Nov. 24 will open with the Bills at Detroit, indicating the Patriots might play Buffalo the next Thursday.
The Pats’ full schedule has but to be reported, although three different kickoffs have been confirmed by the Herald:
Week 4: at Green Bay, 4:25 p.m.
Week 5: vs. Detroit, 1 p.m.
Week 7: vs. Chicago (MNF), 8:15 p.m.
The Patriots will journey for 9 highway video games this season, together with journeys to Las Vegas, Arizona and Pittsburgh. They’ll additionally play eight dwelling video games, welcoming, amongst others, the reigning AFC champion Bengals, Ravens and Colts.
The Patriots will kick off in opposition to each NFC North group and meet each division opponent twice, after going 3-3 final season in AFC East.