Monday Night Football: Patriots at Cardinals (7:15 CT) Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread, More

The Patriots head into the desert to take on Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals to cap off Week 14 on Monday Night Football tonight. The Patriots are desperately trying to remain in the AFC playoff picture while the Cardinals are just here to play spoiler down the stretch.

Game Info

New England Patriots (6-6, 4th AFC East) at Arizona Cardinals (4-8 3rd NFC West) – ESPN (Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Lisa Salters), ESPN Deportes (Eduardo Varela, Pablo Viruega, John Sutcliffe) Westwood One (Kevin Harlan, Kurt Warner)

Kickoff Time: 7:15 p.m. CT
Site: State Farm Stadium, Phoenix, Az.
Referee: Shawn Smith
Odds: NE -2.5, O/U 44 (via DraftKings Sports Book)

Coaches

Patriots: Bill Belichick (296-149) vs. Cardinals: Kliff Kingsbury (28-32-1)

Starting QBs and Projected Game Stats

Patriots: Mac Jones: 21/32, 231 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT; 3 carries, 11 rushing yards

versus

Cardinals: Kyler Murray: 24/37, 244 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT; 7 carries, 35 rushing yards

Week 14 projected stats via ESPN projections

Patriots Projected Starters

Offense

•   QB Mac Jones
•   RB Rhamondre Stevenson
•   WRs Jakobi Meyers, DeVante Parker, Nelson Agholor
•   TE Hunter Henry
•   LT Trent Brown, LG Cole Strange, C David Andrews, RG Mike Onwenu, RT Isaiah Wynn

Defense

•   LDE Lawrence Guy, NT Davon Godchaux, RDE Deatrich Wise Jr.
•   WLB Matthew Judon, LILB Ja’Whaun Bentley, RILB Jahlani Tavai, SLB Josh Uche
•   LCB Jonathan Jones, RCB Myles Bryant
•   FS Devin McCourty, SS Kyle Dugger

Specialists
•  
Nick Folk (kicker), Michael Palardy (punter, holder), Joe Cardona (long snapper), Marcus Jones, Marcus Jones (kick and punt returns)

Cardinals Projected Starters

•   QB Kyler Murray
•   RB James Conner
•   WR Deandre Hopkins, Marquise Brown, A.J. Green
•   TE Trey McBride
•   LT Josh Jones, LG Max Garcia, C Billy Price, RG Lecitus Smith, RT Kelvin Beachum

Defense
•   LDE J.J. Watt, NT Leki Fotu, RDE Zach Allen
•   WLB Myjai Sanders, LILB Zaven Collins, RILB Isaiah Simmons, SLB Markus Golden
•   LCB Trayvon Mullen, RCB Marco Wilson
•   FS Budda Baker, SS Jalen Thompson

Specialists
•  Matt Prater (kicker), Andy Lee (punter, holder), Aaron Brewer (long snapper), Greg Dortch (kick and punt returns)

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Patrick grew up in Chicago's Bridgeport and Garfield Ridge neighborhoods before moving to the Western Suburbs of Chicago before eventually relocating to the Las Vegas area with his family in 2023. He started with Bleacher Nation in 2021 and has spent time as a Staff Writer and on the Chicago Blackhawks beat. He is currently a writer and editor at Bleacher Nation covering the Chicago Bears and the NFL at large and the author of the Bleacher Nation Newsletter. Patrick is a member of the Pro Football Writers of America (PFWA).

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