New England is learning that life after Rob Gronkowski isn't very fun. Now the Patriots head on the road to face a renewed Baltimore Ravens team that finds itself not only in the playoff picture, but potentially taking over the AFC North.
Game Date/Time and Location: Sunday, Dec. 22, 4:25 p.m. ET at M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore, Md.
TV schedule and distribution map: CBS; The506.com
Live coverage and updates:
Patriots blog Pats Pulpit / Follow Pats Pulpit on Twitter
Ravens blog: Baltimore Beatdown / Follow Baltimore Beatdown on Twitter
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Radio schedule: New England: WBZ 98.5 FM; Baltimore: WBAL 1090 AM and 98 Rock
Watch Online: Verizon subscribers can watch games live with the NFL Mobile app (subscription required). NFL Game Pass offers live online broadcasts to users outside the USA.
More on the matchup: These teams met in the playoffs last year, but their last regular season matchup was at the beginning of the 2012 season. Kicker Justin Tucker won the game on a field goal as time expired, similar to how the Ravens won in Week 15 against Detroit -- except his kick against the Patriots was only a 27-yarder. Tom Brady will be the focal point, as he always is. Working with a group of inexperienced receivers and getting through the playoffs would be a serious accomplishment, even for a Super Bowl-winning quarterback.
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