Patriots vs Buccaneers odds and point spread: NFL Week 5 schedule, preview

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Chew on that for a second: The Buffalo Bills are in first place in the AFC East and the New England Patriots are tied in second with the New York Jets at 2-2. The Patriots have won six of the eight meetings all-time between the franchises, including the past three contests.

"What's tough about them is, even though we haven't gone ourselves against New England a bunch of times, when you study them, they're an amoeba defense", Koetter said.

Are you ready for some Thursday Night Football New England Patriots fans!? Rob Gronkowski is still the best tight end in the NFL. In that most recent Carolina game, Patriots QB Tom Brady went 32-of-45 for 307 yards and two touchdowns, while Mike Gillislee posted 12 carries and 49 yards to lead the rush.

The Buccaneers have a short week this week as the Super Bowl Champions come to Tampa Bay for a prime-time showdown.

Winston played a strong game in the Bucs' 25-23 win over the Giants this past Sunday, completing 22-of-38 passes for 332 yards, three touchdowns and zero picks.

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American fans were taunting Oosthuizen, cheering the ball as it kept rolling - it looked like it might bound into a nearby creek. Trailing by one hole, Hoffman and Chappell turned the tide once again to go one-up with some great golf between 10th and 14th.

A year later, the Patriots were back in Tampa for a two days of practices and then an exhibition game.

Despite signing cornerback Stephon Gilmore to a large deal and deciding not to trade their star cornerback Malcolm Butler, New England's pass defense has been Swiss cheese-like with how opposing quarterbacks have easily had their way with them.

The NFL mandates that each team play at least one Thursday night game during the regular season. Since Tampa Bay has the more inaccurate quarterback in Jameis Winston and a less reliable running game, New England finds a way to win this game by a field goal inside of two minutes left. I'm trying to (get) better and better because I know that he's still out there playing. The Patriots receiving corps is as healthy as it's been all season and there's nobody on Tampa's roster that can cover Gronk with Kwon Alexander and Lavonte David both probably out. "As I get older too I just see the difference too".

Forget everything you know about Thursday night games. However, they were also without Hightower, one of their most accomplished defenders, for two of their first three games. "The players have to execute better". "It definitely makes you think about how hard you worked to get to this point. Just studying him, just seeing how calm he is (and) how precise he is, is very impressive", Winston said. Some of that maybe a function of trailing more than usual, but Brandin Cooks has definitely provided a deep threat New England has lacked since Randy Moss.



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