The Dolphins vs Patriots live stream pits Tua Tagovailoa against New England’s first rookie quarterback to start a season under Bill Belichick. Mac Jones will look to make his first impression a good one in front of his coach and Pats fans in this NFL live stream.
The Dolphins vs Patriots live stream takes place on today (Sept. 12).
• Time — 4:25 p.m. ET / 1:25 p.m. PT / 9:25 p.m. BST
• U.S. — Watch on CBS via Fubo.TV (opens in new tab) or Paramount Plus (opens in new tab).
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The two young quarterbacks both had a veteran in front of them when they were drafted into the league. Miami’s Tua Tagovailoa was behind Ryan Fitzpatrick, who is now with Washington and Mac Jones was aware at the time was selected with the 15th overall pick in April that there was a good chance he’d be behind one-time NFL MVP and last year’s starter, Cam Newton.
While the Dolphins waited to give Tua the starting job to week six, the Patriots are giving Jones the job right out of camp and even went so far as to release Newton. Since Tom Brady left for Tampa Bay last season, Jones will be the second opening day starter Belichick will have in as many years.
Obviously, the Patriots are looking to Jones be their next franchise quarterback and have brought in a boatload of new receivers to put him in a position to have success. The Pats added veteran wide receivers Nelson Agholor and Kendrick Bourne as well as tight ends Jonnu Smith and Hunter Henry.
The inactives are as follows:
Patriots: Ronnie Perkins (LB), J.J. Taylor (RB), Devin Asiasi (TE), Yodny Cajuste (T ), Shaun Wade (CB), Quinn Nordin (K)
Dolphins: Trill Williams (CB), Noah Igbinoghene (CB), Preston Williams (WR), Elijah Campbell (DB), Greg Little (T)
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Jones will need these weapons if he is going to face this Dolphins secondary. Last season Miami finished in the NFL’s top seven for both opponent passer rating and completion percentage and most importantly no team had more interceptions than the Dolphins’ 18 last season. Ten of those picks came courtesy of cornerback Xavien Howard who led the NFL with 10 I.N.T.s last year.
The Patriots are 3-point favorites against the Dolphins. The over/under is 43.5. The 2021 NFL season marks the league’s first 17-game regular season schedule.
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In the US, Dolphins vs Patriots is going to be broadcast on CBS, which is available with most cable packages and on one of our favorite streaming services: fuboTV.
The game starts at 4:25 p.m. ET / 1:25 p.m. PT on Sunday (Sept. 12).
You can get your local CBS network's NFL games via Paramount Plus, if you want.
The NFL game broadcast rights have stayed similar season over season. CBS gets AFC games on Sunday afternoons, FOX has the NFC games, NBC has Sunday Night Football and some Thursday night football, while ESPN has Monday Night Football. Amazon Prime Video has some Thursday Night Football games, while the NFL Network will continue to offer a bunch of games throughout the year.
So, that makes it really easy to recommend where cord-cutters should turn to watch the NFL season: Fubo TV. Built for all things sports, Fubo has all three of those local broadcasters, plus ESPN and NFL Network. That's why it's one of the best streaming services.
Sling TV doesn't have CBS (not without AirTV at least), so while that's one of our favorite services, it's not ideal for football fans.
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Paramount Plus (opens in new tab) combines what used to be CBS All Access with even more content from the deep ViacomCBS vault. Get access to Survivor and Big Brother episodes, as well as originals like Star Trek: Picard and The Good Fight. And more great stuff is on the way, including Frasier and Criminal Minds revivals.
NFL Sunday Ticket: This game is included in NFL Sunday Ticket (opens in new tab), which is available even if you don't have DirecTV.
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Dolphins vs Patriots live streams in the UK
American football fans across the pond cannot watch Dolphins vs Patriots on Sky Sports (opens in new tab), the typical home to more than 100 live games per NFL season.
The Dolphins vs Patriots live stream starts at 9:25 p.m. BST Sunday evening.
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