Patriots schedule 2024: Complete list of all 17 games

Aug 10, 2023; Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA; A New England Patriots helmet sits on the sideline
Aug 10, 2023; Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA; A New England Patriots helmet sits on the sideline / Eric Canha-USA TODAY Sports

A lot has changed for the Patriots over the course of the offseason which began with the firing of Bill Belichick after another failed season. We then saw the naming of Jerod Mayo as the team's next head coach, with an entirely new staff following behind.

A lot has changed with the roster as well, and the new regime led by Mayo and Eliot Wolf put together a decent free agency and successful draft class to really kick the rebuild into high gear.

It's brought a new excitement for the season ahead, which has been lacking over the last four years. Now that we know their official 2024 schedule, there's even more to look forward to, with a bit more optimism this time around.

What is the official Patriots schedule for the 2024 season?

Patriots 2024 preseason

  • Week 1: vs. Panthers @ 7:00 P.M. ET
  • Week 2: vs. Eagles @ 7:00 P.M. ET
  • Week 3: @ Commanders @ 8:00 P.M. ET

Patriots 2024 regular season





@ Bengals

1:00 P.M. ET


vs. Seahawks

1:00 P.M. ET


@ Jets (TNF)

8:15 P.M. ET*


@ 49ers

4:05 P.M. ET


vs. Dolphins

1:00 P.M. ET


vs. Texans

1:00 P.M. ET


@ Jaguars (London)

9:30 A.M. ET


vs. Jets

1:00 P.M. ET


@ Titans

1:00 P.M. ET


@ Bears

1:00 P.M. ET


vs. Rams

1:00 P.M. ET


@ Dolphins

1:00 P.M. ET


vs. Colts

1:00 P.M. ET




@ Cardinals

4:25 P.M. ET


@ Bills

1:00 P.M. ET


vs. Chargers



vs. Bills


*denotes primetime game

How hard is the Patriots 2024 season schedule?

Early projections for the Patriots' upcoming season have reported that New England will have the second most difficult strength of schedule after having the same fate for the 2023 season.

However, based on last year's win percentage for each team, more recent projections from the NFL have the Patriots much lower on the list.

They will face six teams who made the playoffs last year, five of which are in their conference, which doesn't bode well for their chances of making the playoffs. It's certainly not the news that anyone was hoping for, but the silver lining is the roster appears better heading into this season than it did a year ago.

How all the significant changes to the coaching staff and roster will directly impact their performance on the field will be an interesting part to follow, with the hope being it will ultimately make them more successful. However, first time head coaches with many rookie staff members aren't historically known to make big strides their first season, so Patriots fans will need to temper their expectations.

What are the Patriots chances of winning the AFC East this year?

In short, not good.

It's difficult to really predict how a team will fare during a season four months before it begins, but based on recent history and how the rest of the division did in free agency and the draft, most analysts believe the Patriots will finish last in the AFC East.

Other than the Bills reigning supreme for the past four years, the Dolphins continue to be just behind them and the Jets will see the return of Aaron Rodgers after his season ended during their opening game last year.

The Patriots have a lot to prove this year and have the means to defy the low expectations placed upon them. But given where they are in their rebuild, it's fair to assume they won't be a real contender this year.

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