While it remains to be seen just how many games will be played during these uncertain times, the NFL released all the full 2020 schedules on Thursday for all 32 teams.
For the New England Patriots, 2020 will open up with a division rivalry at home, five nationally-televised games and matchups against six 2019 playoff teams, including both of the Super Bowl participants from last season.
The Patriots will participate in Monday Night Football twice, a first since the 2011 season.
Take a look at the full schedule below. (All Times are EST)
Week 1: vs. Miami Dolphins, 1 p.m., Sept. 13 (CBS)
Week 2: @ Seattle Seahawks, 8:20 p.m., Sept. 20 (NBC Sunday Night Football)
Week 3: vs. Las Vegas Raiders, 1 p.m., Sept. 27 (CBS)
Week 4: at Kansas City Chiefs, 4:25 p.m., Oct. 4 (CBS)
Week 5: vs. Denver Broncos, 1 p.m., Oct. 11 (CBS)*
Week 6: Bye Week
Week 7: vs. San Francisco 49ers, 4:25 p.m., Oct. 25 (CBS)*
Week 8: at Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m., Nov. 1 (CBS)*
Week 9: at New York Jets, 8:15 p.m., Nov. 9 (ESPN Monday Night Football)
Week 10: vs. Baltimore Ravens, 8:20 p.m., Nov. 15 (NBC Sunday Night Football)
Week 11: at Houston Texans, 1 p.m., Nov. 22 (CBS)*
Week 12: vs. Arizona Cardinals, 1 p.m., Nov. 29 (FOX)*
Week 13: at Los Angeles Chargers, 4:25 p.m., Dec. 6 (CBS)*
Week 14: at Los Angeles Rams, 8:20 p.m., Dec. 10 (FOX/NFL Network/Amazon Thursday Night Football)
Week 15: at Miami Dolphins, 1 p.m., Dec. 20 (CBS)*
Week 16: vs. Buffalo Bills, 8:15 p.m., Dec. 28 (Monday Night Football)
Week 17: vs. New York Jets, 1 p.m., Jan. 3 (CBS)*
*Subject to flex scheduling
In addition to the regular season slate, the Patriots will also play four preseason games against the Detroit Lions (Week 1), Carolina Panthers (Week 2), Philadelphia Eagles (Week 3), and New York Giants (Week 4).
The dates and times of the preseason schedule will be announced at a later date.
.@Patriots have the toughest strength of schedule entering 2020 based on 2019 opponents’ record (.537 win %)
1st time w/ toughest SOS entering season in Belichick era
Top 10 toughest SOS in 5 of 9 Super Bowl seasons since 2001
Easiest SOS twice in Belichick era (2008, 2012)
— NFL Research (@NFLResearch) May 7, 2020
The #Patriots have been scheduled to play in 5 prime time games in 2020.
Their record in late night games, 79-53.
— The Hall presented by Raytheon (@TheHall) May 7, 2020
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