The New England Patriots will face off against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 14.
The Patriots are 6-0 since their Week 3 bye, including a victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 4.
But after that victory, the Patriots were 5-1 and ranked ninth in total offense and ninth in points scored.
With Brady and Co. struggling in 2017, this should be a matchup the team needs to forget about.
That’s why we’re giving you an inside look at the reasons why you should be watching the game, even if you’re not a Patriots fan.
The Pats are coming off a bye and can’t afford to miss it.
The team is 2-0 with Brady back on the field.
The offense is averaging a league-best 30.8 points per game, and they’re on pace for nearly 400.
Thats an incredible improvement over the previous two seasons, when they averaged a league low 21.1 points per contest.
This year, the team is averaging just under 27 points per outing, and it should be the first time since the 2013 campaign that they haven’t lost back-to-back games.
While they’ve lost four games in a row, the offense has averaged nearly a yard per play since Brady returned from the bye.
They have a very good chance to win on Sunday night, but it’ll be up to Brady and company to take advantage of this matchup.
If they can do so, they could be in for a great night.
The Eagles are a dangerous team.
The Philly Eagles have won three of their last four games and have been playing well for a long time.
In fact, they’ve been one of the best teams in the NFL in recent years.
Philadelphia has won 12 straight games and is 5-0 in those contests.
But they’re coming off an ugly loss to the New York Jets, which is what they needed to do.
In addition, they were 0-3 against the New England defense when they faced them last year.
While that loss was a huge blow, the Eagles have played great football in their past four games, and this is a matchup where they should be able to put the game away.
The Cowboys have been outscored by at least 17 points in all but one game this season.
Dallas has scored a touchdown in all five games this season, but has scored just 21 points per week through eight games.
This should be an interesting one.
The Browns have been a team that has been dominating opponents this season when it comes to scoring, but have struggled with consistency.
Dallas is coming off of a Week 14 bye and could be coming off its best performance of the season, as the team was 4-1 in Week 15.
But that performance was marred by turnovers and bad coverage.
If the Cowboys can continue to run the ball effectively, they should have plenty of time to put together a big performance.
The Broncos will be looking for a big win.
The Denver Broncos have had some issues lately, as they’ve struggled to score points.
In Week 14, they scored just 16 points, which was their worst output in the first half of a game since Week 6.
But this is another team that should be in good shape, as it’s won four straight games since their bye.
Denver will be desperate to bounce back and get back on track against the Eagles.
If it can win this game, the Broncos will have a chance to bounce a game back in the NFC West.
If Tom Brady is out, the Jets should be up next.
The Jets have been one for the ages in 2017.
They are 3-0 and currently sit at 2-1, which makes them one of four teams in their division with a winning record and the only team with a win over an opponent in the past five weeks.
With a win against the Denver Broncos, the New Orleans Saints will be the next team to have to play without their quarterback, and the Jets could have a tough matchup.
The Saints are 2-4 since their first game back, and have lost four straight.
They lost a tough game to the Eagles last week, but New Orleans should be looking to rebound this week.
The Steelers will be without their offensive coordinator, Todd Haley.
Haley has been with the Steelers since 2014 and will have to find a way to get things done in his new role.
In his absence, the Steelers are 1-4 this season with Haley as their offensive line coach.
He’s been one the more productive offensive line coaches in the league this season (he’s helped guide the New Carolina Panthers to two wins in three games), but he’s had some rough moments in the preseason.
In the past four weeks, Haley has struggled to get the offense on the right track, and that has resulted in him missing a game.
This week, the Bills are coming to town to take on the Pittsburgh defense, and Haley is coming back for his first game as a coordinator.
If he can’t get things