The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons have two quarters in the books as they open Week 11 in the NFL on Thursday night. So far, Bill Belichick’s team has been able to hold a double-digit lead going into the break, largely thanks to its stout defense that has already accumulated three sacks. After kicking a field goal, Mac Jones and Nelson Agholor connected for the game’s first touchdown. Meanwhile, the Falcons were on the brink of putting points on the board, but a Matt Ryan sack and a penalty on fourth down led to a missed 50-yard field goal by Younghoe Koo in the second quarter.
Will the Falcons be able to mount a comeback or will the Patriots hang on to win their fifth consecutive game? We’re about to find out. As this action continues to unfold, come hang out in our live blog of Thursday’s contest. Below, you’ll find expert real-time analysis along with instant highlights of the game’s top plays.