NBC Sports Boston announces comprehensive Patriots coverage and new analysts for the 2022 NFL regular season.

Needham, MA – (September 9, 2022) – The New England Patriots kick off the 2022 NFL regular season on Sunday, September 11, and NBC Sports Boston will once again provide Patriots fans with in-depth, comprehensive and multi-platform team coverage. Coverage is highlighted by live pregame broadcasts, postgame shows and a Patriots themed show each weeknight, along with extensive news, analysis and commentary across multimedia and digital platforms.

NBC Sports Boston’s coverage each week includes live pregame and postgame broadcasts surrounding each game, plus Patriots specials each weeknight at 6:00pm as part of the 6 O’clock Kickoff presented by Shaw’s. Shows include Monday’s “The Breakdown,” Tuesday’s “Quick Slants,” Wednesday’s “The Gameplan,” Thursday’s “Tom Curran’s Patriots Talk Podcast” and Friday’s “The Weekly Spread.”

Here’s a deeper look at NBC Sports Boston’s Patriots-focused programming:

Patriots game day coverage on Sunday:

“Football Day in New England”

Before a live game Presented by The Ockers Company

Launching Sunday, September 11

Hosts Amina Smith, Tom Curran, Michael Holley, Phil Perry, former Patriots quarterback Matt Cassell and MMQB’s Albert Breer preview the upcoming Patriots game in New England’s only special local pregame show. NBC Sports Boston’s pregame coverage will begin exclusively at noon each game day for games from 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM and 90 minutes leading up to Primetime games.

Half time live presented by Milton CAT

Halftime Live on NBC Sports Boston will be part of every Patriots game day for the fifth consecutive season and will once again be the only local live halftime show on television and online.

Live after the match Brought to you by your New England Ford Dealers

The only unfiltered Patriots postgame show in New England, hosted by Amina Smith, with analysis from Tom Curran, Michael Holley, Ted Johnson, Matt Cassell and Phil Perry, plus coverage from the field, locker room and press conferences.


“The Breakdown” Presented by John’s Sewer and Drain Cleaning

Launch Monday, September 12, 6:00 p.m

Hosts Phil Perry and former Patriot Ted Johnson recap and break down the key moments from this week’s Patriots game in their own unique style.


“Fast Slopes” Brought to you by your local New England Honda dealers

Starts Tuesday, September 6, 6:00 p.m

Tom E. Curran uses his insider credentials to weave the latest Patriots storylines into his unmistakable style of entertainment and information. Kay Adams joins Tom on his weekly trip.


“The Game Plan” Brought to you by your local New England Honda dealers

Starts Wednesday, September 7, 6:00 p.m

Hear from all the key voices in Foxboro as they prepare for their next opponent. Patriots Hall of Famer Vince Wilfork stops by every week for Wilfork Wednesday. Tom Giles hosts alongside Tom Curran and Phil Perry at Gillette Stadium.


“Tom Curran’s Patriots Talk Podcast” Presented by Shaw’s

Starts Thursday, September 8, 6:00 p.m

Tom Curran goes deeper into the stories of the week for a TV version of his popular podcast. Tom will join an array of guests to add perspective on what’s happening with the Patriots and around the league.


“The Weekly Spread” Presented by WynnBet Sports Bar at Encore Boston Harbor

Starts Friday, September 9, 6:00 p.m

Tom Giles is joined by former NBC oddsmaker and sports betting analyst, Jay Croucher, along with local personality, Joe Murray, to take a closer look at the trends for the upcoming football weekend live from the WynnBet Sports Bar at Encore Boston Harbor.

Daily programming

In addition to Patriots specials, NFL news, debate and opinion will be a staple throughout the season on NBC Sports Boston Arbella Early Edition with Trenni and BST with Felger & Holley presented by Town Fair Tire. Sports Hub’s 98.5 simulcasts Zolac and Bertrand presented by Awaken 180 and Felger & Mazz presented by DraftKingswill also feature solid coverage of the Patriots.

Digital and podcast coverage

For robust digital coverage of the Patriots, fans can go to NBCSportsBoston.com. Tom Curran anchors the football coverage along with Patriots beat reporter Phil Perry, and digital content will include video updates from practices, full video-on-demand features and more. Fans can also follow the team through NBC Sports Boston’s social media channels @NBCSBoston and consume 24/7 Patriots content on the MyTeams app. Fans can also subscribe to and download NBC Sports Boston’s weekly football podcasts, including Tom Curran’s Patriots Talk Podcast and Phil Perry’s Next Pats Podcast.

About NBC Sports Boston

NBC Sports Boston reaches more than 4 million households in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Programming includes Boston Celtics, Arbella Early Edition, Boston Sports Tonight, Celtics Post Up, Monday Night Patriots, Quick Slants, Football Day in New England including pregame and postgame programs around all Patriots games, CAA football, basketball and more. NBCSportsBoston.com and all of the network’s social media channels (@NBCSBoston) provide non-stop news, video and in-depth, up-to-date coverage of New England sports. Visit NBCSportsBoston.com for more information. Check local listings for the specific channel location for your area.

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