Patriots fall to 2-7 after loss to Washington Commanders
FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts (WABI) - The Patriots took on the Commanders at home on Sunday.
New England fell into a 3-0 deficit in the first quarter following a field goal by Washington’s Joey Slye.
By the end of the first half the Patriots led 14-10 following a 14-yard touchdown pass from Mac Jones to Hunter Henry and a 64-yard rushing touchdown from Rhamondre Stevenson.
In the third the Commanders regained the lead following a 33-yard touchdown pass from Sam Howell to Jahan Dotson and a 30-yard field goal from Slye.
On the final drive of the game New England was behind 20-17.
A pass intended for JuJu Smith-Schuster hit the receiver’s hands and was tipped into the air. The ball was caught by Washington’s Jartavius Martin ending New England’s chances at a comeback.
The Patriots take on the Colts in Germany next week.
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