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What channel Patriots vs. Eagles is on, how to watch it via live stream, what time it starts

The New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles are facing off for Week 2 of the 2021 NFL preseason, airing on local television. We break down how to watch the matchup, particularly if you’re outside the broadcast region.

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vThe New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles meet up in Week 2 of the 2021 NFL preseason at Lincoln Financial Field in Philly. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET and the game will air nationally on NFL Network. Patriots broadcast info can be found here, while the game will air on NBC 10 in the Eagles market. Given that this is the preseason, we’ll see plenty of unknown and lesser known faces on the rosters. To keep track of who you’re watching checking out the Patriots roster and the Eagles roster.

If you aren’t around a TV to check out the NFL Network slate, you can stream the games via NFL.com, the NFL Network app, and through NFL Gamepass. But keep in mind that you need a cable-login subscription for these. If you don’t have a cable login, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream the games.

You can also view this game via live online stream through NFL Game Pass. If you are not planning on watching every week of the preseason, the service offers a free seven-day trial.

The Eagles lost to the Steelers 24-16 in their first preseason game, but the big revelation for Philadelphia was WR Quez Watkins. The speedster broke off a 79-yard touchdown run and will compete for the No. 3 role. QB Jalen Hurts should get more reps in this game and he may even have WR DeVonta Smith back after the receiver returned to practice.

The Patriots beat the Washington Football Team 22-13 in the preseason opener, but neither Cam Newton nor Mac Jones really broke out in the quarterback competition. The big story in this one was RB Rhamondre Stevenson, who has emerged as a potential competitor to Damien Harris. New England will likely give Newton more run in the second preseason game, although Jones will still take a bulk of the snaps.

The Patriots are a 1-point favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook and -125 on the moneyline. The Eagles are a +105 moneyline underdog. The point total is installed at 38.5 with the over and under evenly priced at -110.