The New England Patriots and the New York Jets will clash on Sunday for Week 6 of this 2017 NFL regular season. The game has a scheduled start time of 1 p.m. ET and takes place from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The game can be watched on TV on the CBS network or online through live stream (details below).
The AFC West division is one of the most tightly contested in the NFL right now, with three teams locked on 3-2, and the Miami Dolphins not far off on 2-2, having missed out on their game in Week 1.
That means both the Patriots and the Jets will know how important today's game is; whoever wins will be able to put some solid daylight between themselves and their rivals today.
The Jets will be hoping to hit the ground running when the game starts. So far this season they've found it difficult to get going, and in five games so far this season they've scored just seven points in the first quarter of those games.
New York will also have to find a way to stop quarterback Tom Brady. So far this season he has led the Patriots to a No. 1 ranked offense, as well as the No. 1 pass attack. If they cannot get in his face and hurry him then it could end up being a long afternoon for the Jets.
Earlier this week in the NFL, the Philadelphia Eagles and the Carolina Panthers squared off for Thursday Night Football, with the Eagles eventually coming out on top 28-23 in a tight game of football.
Both teams came into that match up on 4-1, but it was the Eagles who came away improving their record to 5-1, where as the Panthers dropped back to 4-2 following a bruising encounter.
Cam Newton had the chance for a game winning drive, but the Panthers came up just short when the quarterback's fourth down throw bounced on the ground.
With that win the Eagles are emerging as real contenders for the NFC. They are being led admirably by Carson Wentz, who threw three more touchdowns on Thursday night. Oppositely, Cam Newton threw three interceptions, which proved costly for Carolina.
Things had been looking good for the Panthers, as they took a 10-3 lead in the first half, with Wentz not able to get going at all for the Eagles.
However, when Luke Kuechly left late in the second quarter following a concussion, the game was turned on its head, and suddenly Wentz was able to find a lot more time on the ball and was able to drive the Eagles into scoring position after scoring position.
Meanwhile, Sunday's big NFL game between the New England Patriots and the New York Jets has a scheduled start time of 1 p.m. ET and can be watched on TV on the CBS network or online through live stream by clicking here.