STADIUM: Gillette Stadium
REFEREE: Adrian Hill
DATE: Sunday, November 5, 2023
GAME TIME: 1:00 PM ET
FOX: Kenny Albert, Jonathan Vilma, Shannon Spake
SiriusXM (also available on the SXM App) WAS: 108 or 389 NE: 103 or 232
ALL-TIME SERIES HISTORY REG. SEASON: WAS leads series, 6-5 (NE won past 4)
THE LAST TIME: REG. SEASON: 10/6/19: NE 33 at WAS 7
HEAD COACHES NOTES:
Ron Rivera vs. Opponent (incl. postseason): 2-0 Reg. Season: 101-95-2 (.515) Postseason: 3-5 (.375)
Bill Belichick vs. Opponent (incl. postseason): 4-2 Reg. Season: 300-158 (.655) Postseason: 31-13 (.705)
WASHINGTON COMMANDERS NOTES:
• QB SAM HOWELL had career highs in completions (39), comp. pct. (75 pct), pass yards (397) & TD passes (4) in Week 8. Is only player with 2 games of 375+ pass yards in 2023. Has TD pass vs. 0 INTs & 95+ rating in 3 of his 4 career road starts.
• RB BRIAN ROBINSON has 50+ scrimmage yards in 7 of his past 8 road games. Aims for his 5th in row on road with TD. • WR TERRY MCLAURIN had 2nd rec. TD of season last week. Aims for his 4th in row overall & 5th in row on road with 5+ catches & 50+ rec. yards. Had 51 rec. yards in last meeting. Needs 8 catches & 5 rec. yards for 5th-straight 50-catch, 500-yard season.
• WR CURTIS SAMUEL has TD in 2 of his past 3 on road.
• WR JAHAN DOTSON led team with career highs in catches (8) & rec. yards (108) & had his 9th-career rec. TD last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with 5+ catches.
• WR JAMISON CROWDER had 1st rec. TD of season last week.
• TE LOGAN THOMAS had 15th-career TD catch in Week 8.
• DT DARON PAYNE had a sack in last meeting.
• DT JONATHAN ALLEN has TFL in 2 of his past 3 road games. Had sack in last meeting.
• DT PHIDARIAN MATHIS had 1st-career FR last week.
• DE CASEY TOOHILL had sack last week & has career-high 4 sacks this season.
• LB DAVID MAYO aims for his 3rd in row with 9+ tackles.
• S KAMREN CURL had 7 tackles, PD & 1st-career FF in Week 8. Ranks 2nd among DBs with 65 tackles in 2023. Has 5+ tackles in 9 of his past 10 road games.
• CB KENDALL FULLER had 1st-career FR last week.
• CB BENJAMIN ST-JUSTE ranks 2nd with career-high 10 PD in 2023. Aims for his 3rd in row on road & 5th in row overall with PD.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS NOTES:
• QB MAC JONES completed 19 of 29 atts. (65.5 pct.) for 161 yards & 2 TDs last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 2+ TD passes. Has 29 TDs (28 pass, 1 rush) & 92.6 rating in 20 career home starts.
• RB RHAMONDRE STEVENSON aims for 4th in row with 50+ scrimmage yards. Needs 20 scrimmage yards to become 3rd NE RB since 1990 with 500+ scrimmage yards in each of 1st 3 seasons, joining HOFer Curtis Martin & Sony Michel.
• RB EZEKIEL ELLIOTT has rush TD in 2 of past 3. Has 11 TDs (9 rush, 2 rec.) in 13 career games vs. Was., tied-most TDs vs. any opponent in career.
• WR JUJU SMITH-SCHUSTER had 1st rec. TD of season last week. Had 7 catches in only career game vs. Was. (12/7/20 w/ Pit.).
• WR DEVANTE PARKER had TD catch in his last game vs. Was. (10/13/19 w/ Mia.).
• TE HUNTER HENRY had 4 catches for 50 yards & TD in only career game vs. Was. (12/10/17 w/ LAC).
• TE MIKE GESICKI had 51 rec. yards in only career game vs. Was. (10/13/19 w Mia.).
• LB JA’WHUAN BENTLEY has 5+ tackles in 7 of 8 games this season, incl. all 4 at home. Had TFL in last meeting.
• LB JAHLANI TAVAI had 7 tackles & PD in Week 8.
• DT CHRISTIAN BARMORE aims for 4th in row with TFL & 3rd in row with sack.
• S KYLE DUGGER led team with 8 tackles & had TFL & 1st INT of season in Week 8. Aims for 7th in row with 5+ tackles & 3rd in row with TFL.
• CB J.C. JACKSON had 2 PD last week & aims for his 3rd in row with PD. Has 9 PD in his past 6 vs. NFC.
• CB JONATHAN JONES had PD last week. Had FF in last meeting.