The New England Patriots start of their Super Bowl defense with a prime time Thursday night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Foxborough. 

The Pats hit their bye week after only having three played three games. Week 4 is the first opportunity for a team to be on the bye.

After the bye the Patriots have four other prime time games. Visiting the Colts on Sunday, Oct. 18, Hosting the Dolphins on Thursday, Oct. 29, hosting the Bills on Monday, Nov. 23 and visiting Denver on Sunday, Nov. 29.

The Patriots season ends on the road after Christmas with a game at the New York Jets on Dec. 27 and a game at Miami on Jan. 3.

Date / TimeOpponentOutcome
Sept. 10, 8:30 p.m. (Thursday)vs Pittsburgh Steelers
Sept. 20, 1 p.m. @ Buffalo Bills
Sept. 27, 1 p.m. vs Jacksonville Jaguars
Oct. 11, 4:25 p.m. @ Dallas Cowboys
Oct. 18, 8:30 p.m.@ Indianapolis Colts
Oct. 25, 1 p.m.vs New York Jets
Oct. 29, 8:30 p.m. (Thursday)vs Miami Dolphins
Nov. 8, 1 p.m.vs Washington Redskins
Nov. 15, 4:25 p.m.@ New York Giants
Nov. 23, 8:30 p.m. (Monday)vs Buffalo Bills
Nov. 29, 8:30 p.m.@ Denver Broncos
Dec. 6, 4:25 p.m.vs Philadelphia Eagles
Dec. 13, 1 p.m.@Houston Texans
Dec. 20, 1 p.m.vs Tennessee Titans
Dec. 27, 1 p.m.@ New York Jets
Jan. 3, 1 p.m.@ Miami Dolphins
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