Thursday October 2nd, 2014

Cincinnati Bengals vs. New England Patriots

The surging Bengals travel to New England to take on the struggling Patriots on Sunday Night Football in Week 5. Cincinnati (3-0) is coming in off a bye and beat the Tennessee Titans 33-7 in Week 3. New England (2-2) was blown out 41-14 by the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday Night Football earlier this week.

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

How to watch

Details for Sunday's game are below:

Kickoff: 8:30 p.m. ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.

TV coverage: NBC

Radio: For a list of Bengals affiliates, click hereFor a list of Patriots affiliates, click here.

Odds: As of Thursday afternoon, the Bengals are 2-point favorites, according to Bovada

Season Recap


Week 4: Chiefs 41, Patriots 14

Quarterback Tom Brady struggled in the loss, completing 14-of-23 passes for just 159 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. He lost a fumble as well. Brady's quarterback rating of 59.9 was his worst since Oct. 20 of last season. The Patriots dropped to 1-5 against Kansas City at Arrowhead Stadium. 

Week 3: Patriots 16, Raiders 9

Brady's six-yard touchdown pass to Rob Gronkowski was the only time either team found the end zone. The Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski and the Raiders' Sebastian Janikowski each kicked three field goals. New England thwarted Derek Carr's late comeback attempt when Vince Wilfork intercepted a tipped ball in the red zone with under a minute to play.

Week 2: Patriots 30, Vikings 7

The Vikings scored first, but the Patriots scored 30 unanswered points to come away with the victory. Six of Brady's 14 completions went to Julian EdelmanChandler Jones blocked a field goal and returned the ball 58 yards for a touchdown just before halftime. 

Week 1: Dolphins 33, Patriots 20

The Patriots turned the ball over twice and were penalized nine times for 100 yards. Brady completed 29 of 56 passes (51.7 percent) for 249 yards and a touchdown and passed Warren Moon for No. 6 on the NFL's all-time passing list. The Patriots had not lost in Week 1 since 2003.


Week 4: Bye

Week 3: Bengals 33, Titans 7

The Bengals were the AFC's only unbeaten team after Week 3 ended. Cincinnati held Titans quarterback Jake Locker to a 41.9 passer rating. After leaving the previous week's game with an injury without recording a catch, wide receiver A.J. Green had six receptions for 102 yards.

Week 2: Bengals 24, Falcons 10

Cincinnati tied a franchise record with its 10th straight home win. After the Falcons had 568 yards and 37 points against the New Orleans Saints in Week 2, the Bengals defense held Atlanta to 174 yards and three points through three quarters. Wide receiver Mohamed Sanu completed a 50-yard pass.

Week 1: Bengals 23, Ravens 16

The Bengals beat Baltimore at M&T Bank Stadium for the first time since 2009. Kicker Mike Nugent hit five field goals to put Cincinnati up 15-0. Quarterback Andy Dalton's threw a 77-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Green for the winning points late in the fourth quarter.

Ben Estes

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