(Sporting Alert) — The New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, Houston Texans and Miami Dolphins are among the teams looking to keep their undefeated start to the season going in Week 3 of the new NFL campaign.
The Patriots (2-0) will entertain the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-2) at Gillette Stadium at 1:00 p.m. (ET ), with this game live on FOX. New England defeated the Buffalo Bills and the New York Jets in their season openers, while the Buccaneers have dropped their two openers against the Jets and the New Orleans Saints.
Miami Dolphins (2-0), coming off a 24-20 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on the road last Sunday, returns to Florida for their home season opener at Sun Life Stadium full of confidence that they can improve to 3-0 against the Atlanta Falcons (1-1), who come into this clash on the back of a 31-24 win over the St. Louis Rams last week.
“It’s only two games, but we played well and got two road wins to start the season, which is a big deal,” said Miami cornerback and former Falcon Brent Grimes.
“We showed a lot of promise of things we can do if we keep our heads on straight.”
Other undefeated sides in early action on Sunday are the New Orleans Saints (2-0) who entertain the Arizona Cardinals (1-1) at Mercedes-Benz Superdome, while the Houston Texans (2-0) are on the road at M&T Bank Stadium where they will face the Baltimore Ravens, live on CBS.
The unbeaten Seattle Seahawks (2-0) face the Jacksonville Jaguars (0-2), who are still searching for their first victory after two games, with this game kicking-off at 4:25 p.m. ET on CBS, live from the CenturyLink Field.
In the live game Sunday night on NBC and NBC Sports online stream, the Chicago Bears (2-0) are at Pittsburgh Steelers (0-2) at 8:30 p.m. from Heinz Field.
Elsewhere, the New York Giants (0-2) and the Carolina Panthers (0-2), go for their first win of the season when they tackle each other at Bank of America Stadium.
Cleveland Browns and the Minnesota Vikings, also winless so far will battle each other for their first W of the campaign at Mall of America Field.
Other interesting battles should come from Candlestick Park, where the San Francisco 49ers (1-1) take on the Indianapolis Colts (1-1) and the FedEx Field where the winless Washington Redskins (0-2) entertain the Detroit Lions (1-1).
NFL WEEK 3: Schedule and Live TV Channels – Sept. 22
Houston Texans at Baltimore Ravens, 1:00 p.m. ET (CBS) at M&T Bank Stadium.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New England Patriots, 1:00 p.m. ET (FOX) at Gillette Stadium.
Arizona Cardinals at New Orleans Saints, 1:00 p.m. ET (FOX) at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Green Bay Packers at Cincinnati Bengals, 1:00 p.m. ET (FOX) at Paul Brown Stadium.
St. Louis Rams at Dallas Cowboys, 1:00 p.m. ET (FOX ) at AT&T Stadium.
San Diego Chargers at Tennessee Titans, 1:00 p.m. ET (CBS) at LP Field.
Cleveland Browns at Minnesota Vikings, 1:00 p.m. ET (CBS) at Mall of America Field.
Detroit Lions at Washington Redskins, 1:00 p.m. ET (FOX) at FedEx Field.
New York Giants at Carolina Panthers, 1:00 p.m. ET (FOX) at Bank of America Stadium.
Atlanta Falcons at Miami Dolphins, 4:05 p.m. ET (FOX) at Sun Life Stadium.
Jacksonville Jaguars at Seattle Seahawks, 4:25 p.m. ET (CBS) at CenturyLink Field.
Indianapolis Colts at San Francisco 49ers, 4:25 p.m. ET (CBS) at Candlestick Park.
Buffalo Bills at New York Jets, 4:25 p.m. ET (CBS) at MetLife Stadium.
Chicago Bears at Pittsburgh Steelers, 8:30 p.m. ET (NBC) at Heinz Field.