This Week

The Patriots host the New York Giants in the preseason finale for both teams at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro MA Thursday night at 7:30 p.m.


Tickets to game, if available, may be purchased through Ticketmaster. You can check the availability here.

Note: As of this posting there are some tickets still available.

Getting To The Game

If you’re going to the game make sure you check out the links.

Click for stadium directions, parking information, parking map, specific MBTA train times for this game and a Gillette Stadium seating chart.



The Patriots Preseason Television Network will broadcast the game.

It can be seen in Boston on WCVB Channel 5. The game will also be televised live in the following markets: Providence, R.I. on WNAC -TV Ch. 64, Manchester, N.H. on WMUR-TV Ch. 9, Portland, Maine on WMTW-TV Ch. 8 and Springfield, MA. on WWLP-TV Ch. 22.

Veteran CBS broadcaster Don Criqui has the game call, former NFL Pro-Bowler Randy Cross will handle the analysis and Mike Lynch will be the sideline reporter.


The Patriots Rock Radio Network broadcasts the game from flagship station WBCN-FM 104.1 in Boston. Gil Santos handles the play-by-play and former Patriot Gino Capelleti does the color.

It all starts with Gary Tanguay, Scott Zolak and Andy Gresch and the pregame show at 4 p.m. along the network.

For the low down on the Patriots Rock Radio Network and stations in your area.

Giants QB Eli Manning,he sure as hell isn't his brotherGiants TE Jeremy Shockey, thats a hell of tat therePatriots inspirational leader Tedy BruschiPatriots WR Troy Brown

Last Week

The Patriots won on the road defeating the Carolina Panthers rather handily 24-7, improving to 1-2 in the preseason. The Giants lost to their Meadowlands brethren, the Jets, 20-12 .


This game is the Patriots final tune up for the season opener September 9th when they travel to face the New York Jets in the Meadowlands. With a win the Pats will finish the preseason at .500 or better for the 7th time in the last 8 years.

This is the 17th time the teams have squared off in the preseason. This is the third straight year it is the preseason finale for both clubs. The Giants won 27-3 at Gillette in 2005 and 31-23 at home in the Meadowlands in 2006. The Giants hold a 10-6 advantage in the preseason while the Patriots hold a 4-3 series edge in the regular season.

The two teams will meet in the regular season during Week 17 at the Meadowlands on December 29th.


Patriots head coach Bill Belichick spent 12 seasons with the Giants and won two Super Bowl championships while on the staff.

Patriots defensive line coach Pepper Johnson played 7 seasons with the Giants and won two Super Bowl championships.

Giants LB Zac DeOssie while at Brown UniversityGiants LB Zac DeOssie is the son of former Giants and Patriots linebacker Steve DeOssie.

Giants safety Michael Stone played for the Patriots in 2005.

Giants QB Tim Hasselbeck is a Boston College grad. His dad, Don Hasselbeck, was a Patriots TE.

Other News

The teams cut their rosters to 75 this past Tuesday and will have to cut them to the final 53-man limit on September 2nd.

Player matchups for the game, the Patriots roster and the Giants roster.