Preview: Jacksonville Jaguars @ New England Patriots Preseason Game 1

This Week

Jacksonville Jaguars @ New England Patriots

The New England Patriots host the Jacksonville Jaguars at Gillette Stadium on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

The Patriots are 0-0 in the preseason.  The Jaguars are 0-0 in the preseason.

This is the first preseason game for each team.

Here are the rosters for the Jaguars and Patriots.

The Line/Prediction

As of Sunday the line on the game from Yahoo! Sports: Patriots minus 4.  The over under is 35 1/2.

My Prediction is Patriots 24, Jaguars, 13 give the points (Patriots) and take the over.

Getting to the Game

If you’re lucky enough to be going to the game in Foxboro make sure you check out the links.

Here is the up to date weather forecast from the Weather Channel for Foxboro, MA.

Click for all the game day information including stadium directions, parking information and map and a Gillette Stadium seating chart.

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BROADCAST INFORMATION

Television

The Patriots Preseason Television Network is televising the game through out New England and parts of Canada.

Longtime national play by play announcer Don Criqui and former NFL Pro Bowl offensive lineman Randy Cross will call the game with help from WBZ sports anchor Steve Burton on the sidelines.

Stations in the Patriots Preseason TV Network include:

  • WBZ-TV Channel 4 in Boston MA
  • WNAC-TV Channel 64 in Providence RI
  • WMUR-TV Channel 9 in Manchester NH
  • WMTW-TV Channel 8 in Portland ME
  • WCTX-TV Channel 9 in Hartford/New Haven CT
  • WWLP-TV Channel 22 in Springfield MA
  • WVII-TV Channel 7 in Bangor ME
  • WVNY-TV Channel 22 in Burlington VT
  • Canadian Maritimes on Rogers Sports Net East

In the Jacksonville Market, you can watch the game on:

  • WTEV-TV 47 in Jacksonville FL
  • WRBW-TV 65 in Orlando FL
  • WJHG-TV 7 in Panama City FL
  • WSAV-TV 3 in Savannah GA

Check your local listings for your station.

There is NO DirecTV designation.

Radio

The Patriots Radio Network broadcasts the game from flagship station WBZ-FM 98.5 the Sports Hub in Boston, MA.  Gil Santos handles the play by play while former Patriot Gino Cappelletti does the color commentary.

All NFL Games are also available on Sirius Satellite Radio.  The Patriots radio network call is available on Sirius Channel 94.  The Jaguars Radio network has Brian Sexton calling play by play and Jeff Lageman provides the color via their flagship station WOKV AM & FM.  Their call is available on Sirius Channel 113.  XM Satellite Radio also carries all the NFL games under a special additional package.  They usually only carry the home team feed and that is available on XM Channel 225.

Last Week

Both teams were idle.

Next Week

The Patriots visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday.  Kick off is at 7:30 p.m. on the Patriots Preseason Television Network.

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