Patriots vs. Commanders live updates: Can New England bounce back?


The Patriots (2-6) are coming off a loss to the Dolphins and have dropped four of five.

The Patriots have won each of the last four meetings against Washington. Can they make it five straight? Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Hello from Gillette Stadium, where the struggling Patriots (2-6) are set to host the struggling Washington Commanders (3-5).

New England has lost four of five, and Washington has dropped five of six.

Something has to give here – unless the game ends in a tie. It’s 60 degrees and sunny, and the weather looks like it will be great throughout the day.


11:44 a.m.: Mac Jones and Demario Douglas are getting some work in with an hour-plus to go before game time.

11:37 a.m.: Davon Godchaux is rocking Salute to Service cleats.

11:34 a.m.: Here are the Patriots and Commanders inactives:

11:09 a.m.: Wide receiver Demario Douglas is showing his support for those in Lewiston, Maine.