New England Patriots’ 2016 NFL schedule released


Here’s a look at the game-by-game schedule for the New England Patriots in the 2016 season.

For the New England Patriots, the 2015 season came down to one final play. As the Patriots were unable to convert a two-point conversion in the AFC Championship game against the Denver Broncos, head coach Bill Belichick and his team saw their hopes of a second straight Super Bowl appearance go out the window.

If the Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady are going to get back to the big game, they will face a tough schedule in 2016 that includes their traditional AFC East opponents (Buffalo, Miami and the New York Jets) in addition to a non-divisional slate that includes home games against Baltimore, Seattle and Houston and road contests including Denver, Pittsburgh and Arizona.

The New England Patriots 2016 schedule was released Thursday and ranks as the 9th toughest in the entire league. Here’s a look at who the Patriots will play when the regular season kicks off in early September:

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The Patriots will again have one of the tougher schedules in the league, which comes with winning the last seven AFC East championships and playing first place teams from other divisions in the conference each season.

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