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Falcons' Cordarrelle Patterson game-time decision Thursday vs. Patriots with ankle injury

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Rookie quarterback Mac Jones will lead the Patriots into Atlanta against Matt Ryan and the Falcons on Thursday night in a rematch of Super Bowl 53.

The Patriots (6-4) have won the last four matchups against the Falcons (4-5), including the 2017 Super Bowl in which Atlanta famously blew a 28-3 lead.

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In last week's 45-7 Patriots win over the Browns, Jones completed 19 of 23 passes for 198 yards and a season-high three touchdowns. Kendrick Bourne led New England's receivers with four receptions for 98 yards and a touchdown, while Rhamondre Stevenson rushed for 100 yards and two scores. New England's leading rusher, Damien Harris, missed the game with a concussion but is back in the lineup Thursday.

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Jones will look to continue his hot streak against a Falcons defense that is 17th in the league against the pass. Deion Jones, Dante Fowler Jr. and Jacob Tuioti-Mariner lead Atlanta with two sacks each.

Ryan, meanwhile, will try to build momentum for the Falcons' offense after the team's 43-3 loss to the Cowboys on Sunday. He completed just 9 of 21 passes and was intercepted twice in the defeat. Atlanta will be without leading rusher Cordarrelle Patterson, who will miss the matchup with an ankle injury he suffered against Dallas.

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Thursday Night Football: Patriots defense leads way in 25-0 shutout of Falcons

  Thursday Night Football: Patriots defense leads way in 25-0 shutout of Falcons The New England Patriots defense continues to dominant opponents and pitched a shutout against the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night. Kyle Van Noy picked off backup quarterback Josh Rosen and returned it 35 yards for a touchdown to put an exclamation point on the defensive effort for the Patriots in the 25-0 win over Atlanta. [more]Kyle Van Noy picked off backup quarterback Josh Rosen and returned it 35 yards for a touchdown to put an exclamation point on the defensive effort for the Patriots in the 25-0 win over Atlanta.

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Patriots vs. Falcons score

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 F
Patriots 3 10 0 12 25
Falcons 0 0 0 0 0

Patriots vs. Falcons live updates, highlights from Thursday Night Football

All times Eastern.

Final: Patriots 25, Falcons 0

11:10 p.m.: INTERCEPTION PATRIOTS. Phillips picks off a pass from Franks to seal the Falcons' fate against the Patriots.

11:07 p.m.: PICK-SIX, PATRIOTS. Rosen attempts a pass to Gage, but Van Noy picks off the pass at the Atlanta 35 and rushes for a touchdown. Patriots lead 25-0 with 1:22 remaining.

11:05 p.m.: FIELD GOAL PATRIOTS. Folk makes a 33-yard attempt to keep the Patriots ahead by three scores. New England holds a 19-0 lead with 1:55 remaining.

10:55 p.m.: Jones completes to Agholor for 10 yards and picks up a first down from the Atlanta 36.

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10:50 p.m.: INTERCEPTION, PATRIOTS. Jackson picked off an overthrown pass from Ryan at the New England 46 and ran for another three yards.

10:47 p.m.: Ryan completes to Sharpe for 17 yards and gives the Falcons a first down from the Atlanta 45.

10:44 p.m.: FIELD GOAL PATRIOTS. Folk makes a 53-yard attempt to keep New England in front. Patriots lead 16-0 with 6:39 remaining.

10:42 p.m.: Jones is sacked by Harris and Fowler for a loss of 12 yards on third down, allowing the Patriots to attempt a field goal.

10:37 p.m.: Jones fires a pass up the middle to Bourne for a 19-yard gain at the Atlanta 37.

10:35 p.m.: Stevenson rushes to the Atlanta 10 for 36 yards. An offensive holding penalty pushes the Patriots back to their own 44.

10:32 p.m.: INTERCEPTION, PATRIOTS. Ryan throws a deep pass intended for Pitts, but McCourty picks it off at the 22.

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10:30 p.m.: Ryan completes a deep pass to Gage for 19 yards and gives the Falcons a fresh set of downs from the 41.

10:27 p.m.: Ryan is sacked by Godchaux at the 22 for a loss of seven yards.

10:25 p.m.: After Jones fails to convert, the Patriots are forced to punt. Williams makes the fair catch and the Falcons start their drive from the 24.

Third Quarter: Patriots 13, Falcons 0

10:20 p.m.: After Ollison is stopped fourth down, the Falcons are forced to turnover on downs from the Patriots' 16.

10:17 p.m.: Ryan completes to Smith for 11 yards to get a first down at the New England 25.

10:15 p.m.: INTERCEPTION, FALCONS. Jones throws a deep pass and is intercepted by A.J. Terrell at the Atlanta 13. He rushes 35 yards to give the Falcons a first down from the 48.

10:11 p.m.: Jones completes to Meyers for six yards and a first down from the 41.

10:10 p.m: Stevenson rushes up the middle for 13 yards to give the Patriots a first down at the 30.

10:07 p.m.: After Ryan throws an incomplete pass, Atlanta is forced to punt from the 21.

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10:04 p.m.: Bailey kicks a 60-yard punt to position the Falcons at the Atlanta 6.

10:00 p.m.: Harry rushes for 13 yards, but an offensive holding penalty pushes the Patriots back to their own 22.

9:56 p.m.: Olszewski returns the punt and rushes for 17 yards, giving the Patriots a first down from their own 27.

9:53 p.m.: Ryan makes his first completion of the half to Davis for 10 yards, but falls short of the first down. Falcons punt on their opening drive of the second half.

9:50 p.m.: Falcons start from their own 17 after the kickoff. Ryan throws consecutive incomplete passes, but a defensive pass interference penalty against the Patriots gives Atlanta a first down at the 31.

Halftime: Patriots 13, Falcons 0

9:38 p.m.: FIELD GOAL PATRIOTS. Folk makes a 44-yard attempt to extend the Patriots' lead in Atlanta. Patriots lead 13-0 at the half.

9:33 p.m.: Hall sacks Jones at the 37 for a loss of seven yards.

9:31 p.m.: Jones completes to Meyers at the Atlanta 36 for an 18-yard gain.

9:27 p.m.: The Patriots start from the 32 after Atlanta was called for an illegal block on the punt return. Jones completes to Bolden at the 41 for nine yards.

9:23 p.m.: Judon brings down Ryan at the Falcons' 6 for a loss of nine yards. Atlanta is forced to punt following the two-minute warning.

9:22 p.m.: Bailey punts for 42 yards to position the Falcons at their own 14.

9:20 p.m.: Jones is sacked by Oluokun at the New England 26 for a loss of 14 yards.

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9:17 p.m.: Koo makes a 45-yard attempt for the Falcons, but it's nullified after an illegal formation penalty against Atlanta. Koo kicks the second attempt wide left and keeps Atlanta scoreless.

9:15 p.m.: Ryan is sacked by Van Noy at the New England 27 for a loss of 14 yards, forcing the Falcons to attempt a field goal attempt from Koo.

9:12 p.m.: Ollisin rushes for another 12 yards, then two yards on the following plays. Ryan then completes to Pitts for seven yards.

9:10 p.m.: Ryan completes a pass up the middle to Zaccheaus for another nine yards. Ollisin rushes for 10 yards on fourth down to position the Falcons at the New England 35.

9:07 p.m.: Ryan completes to Zaccheaus for nine yards and gives the Falcons a first down at the 46.

9:05 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN PATRIOTS. Jones completes to Agholor, who runs it into the end zone for the score. Patriots lead 10-0 with 13:32 remaining in the half.

8:59 p.m.: Jones completes to Harris for eight yards to give the Patriots a fresh set of downs from the 21.

First Quarter: Patriots 3, Falcons 0

8:55 p.m.: Damien Harris rushes for 14 yards after Jones completes to Harry for nine yards. Harris rushes for another 17 yards on the following play to give the Patriots a first down at the Atlanta 36.

8:53 p.m.: Ryan fires consecutive incomplete passes and forces the Falcons to punt. Colquitt punts for 50 yards to position the Patriots at their own 24.

8:50 p.m.: Ryan completes to Gage for a 12-yard gain, then completes to him again for one yard pickup at the 26.

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8:48 p.m.: Ryan completes a short pass to Davis for six yards and is pushed out at the 16.

8:47 p.m.: Avery Williams makes the return for the Falcons and rushes for 28 yards. An offensive holding penalty against Sean Williams pushes the Falcons back to their own 10.

8:45 p.m.: FIELD GOAL PATRIOTS. Nick Folk kicks a 32-yard field goal and puts the Patriots on the board first. Patriots lead 3-0 with 5:15 remaining in the first quarter.

8:41 p.m.: Jones rushes for two yards and gives the Patriots a first down from the 17.

8:39 p.m.: Stevenson rushes for 21 yards and is pushed out of bounds by Harmon at the Atlanta 28.

8:37 p.m.: Jones fires a short pass up the middle to Smith for 17 yards, giving New England a first down from the 49.

8:34 p.m.: Colquitt punts 51 yards to the New England 44. A holding penalty against Cody Davis forces the Patriots to punt on their second drive.

8:30 p.m.: Ryan completes to Mike Davis for seven yards. An illegal formation penalty against the Falcons pushes them back to their own 2.

8:27 p.m.: Jake Bailey kicks a 44-yard punt that lands inside the Atlanta 4 and bounces out of bounds.

8:25 p.m.: Deion Jones makes the stop on third down for the Falcons and forces the Patriots to punt on their opening drive.

8:23 p.m.: Erik Harris gets called for defensive pass interference, giving the Patriots a first down from the 45.

8:20 p.m.: Falcons win the toss and defer. Patriots receive the kickoff and start from the 25.

Patriots vs. Falcons start time

  • Time: 8:20 p.m. ET | 5:20 p.m. PT

The Patriots and Falcons will kick off at 8:20 p.m. ET, the same time that all "Thursday Night Football" games are set to begin during the 2021 NFL season. Pregame coverage of the event will begin at 7:30 p.m. ET on both NFL Network and Fox. NFL Network will also air "TNF First Look" on game day starting at 3 p.m. ET.

How to watch 'Thursday Night Football'

  • TV channels: Fox | NFL Network
  • Live stream: Amazon Prime | fuboTV | DAZN (in Canada)

"Thursday Night Football" will be simulcast on Fox and NFL Network for the remainder of the 2021 NFL regular season. Joe Buck and Troy Aikman will be on the call in the booth, with Erin Andrews and Kristina Pink reporting from the sidelines.

Most United States cable providers carry NFL Network. It also is available via satellite provider DirecTV (channels 212 and 1212) and IPTV providers Verizon FiOS (channels 88 and 588) and Google Fiber (channel 2019).

Streamers will be able to watch the game via Amazon Prime or by using fuboTV, which comes with a seven-day free trial .

Viewers in Canada can watch the game on DAZN free with a 30-day trial .

'Thursday Night Football' schedule 2021

Week Date Matchup TV channel
11 Nov. 18 Atlanta Falcons vs. New England Patriots Fox, NFLN, Amazon
12 Nov. 25 New Orleans Saints vs. Buffalo Bills Fox, NFLN, Amazon
13 Dec. 2 New Orleans Saints vs. Dallas Cowboys Fox, NFLN, Amazon
14 Dec. 9 Minnesota Vikings vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Fox, NFLN, Amazon
15 Dec. 16 Los Angeles Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs Fox, NFLN, Amazon
16 Dec. 23 Tennessee Titans vs. San Francisco 49ers NFL Network
16 Dec. 25 (Sat.) Green Bay Packers vs. Cleveland Browns Fox, NFLN, Amazon
16 Dec. 25 (Sat.) Arizona Cardinals vs. Indianapolis Colts NFL Network

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