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Patriots vs. Dolphins live stream: Watch NFL Week 2 game online

Patriots vs. Dolphins live stream: Watch NFL Week 2 game online

The New England Patriots have lost five of their last six games against the Dolphins in Miami, but very few people expect that trend to continue Sunday.

Oddsmakers have pegged the Patriots as 18.5-point favorites over the Dolphins entering Week 2, and it’s one of the largest spreads of the decade.

The Patriots dismantled the Pittsburgh Steelers in a 33-3 Week 1 win at home. The Dolphins were crushed 59-10 by Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens in Week 1.

The Dolphins are likely to be one of the three worst teams in the NFL this season, and Sunday’s scoreline in Miami could be just as ugly as it was last week. Why? The Patriots are expected to incorporate the league’s best wide receiver into their offense.

Antonio Brown traveled to Miami and is expected to play. He practiced all week, and giving him reps against one of the league’s worst defenses isn’t a bad way to ease him into a complex offense like the Patriots’. 

Here’s how and when to watch Patriots vs. Dolphins online. Be sure to also watch “Pregame Live” at 11 a.m. ET, “Halftime Live” at 2 p.m. ET and “Postgame Live” at 4 p.m. ET, all on NBC Sports Boston. Michael Holley, Albert Breer, Tom E. Curran, Phil Perry, Ted Johnson, D.J. Bean and former Patriots quarterback Matt Cassel will break down the game from every angle.

When: Sunday, Sept. 15 at 1 p.m. ET
TV Channel: CBS
Live Stream: CBS All-Access

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Patriots fans will enjoy Cam Newton's Instagram video of workout with Mohamed Sanu

Patriots fans will enjoy Cam Newton's Instagram video of workout with Mohamed Sanu

Cam Newton is already hard at work preparing for the 2020 NFL season.

Newton and the New England Patriots reportedly have agreed to a one-year contract that could be worth as much as $7.5 million with incentives.

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The 31-year-old quarterback was on the free agent market for several months after being released by the Carolina Panthers in March. The whole league passed on him until the Patriots finally took the chance on signing him. Therefore, we should expect a highly motivated Newton entering the 2020 season. Not only does he want to prove his doubters wrong, a strong 2020 campaign would also give him a better chance to land a more lucrative contract next offseason.

Motivation was among the themes of Newton's latest Instagram video, which includes footage from his recent workout with Patriots wide receiver Mohamed Sanu in Los Angeles. 

Check it out in the post below (WARNING: the video contains some NSFW language).

Newton is not guaranteed to win the starting quarterback job for the Patriots. He should receive tough competition from 2019 fourth-round draft pick Jarrett Stidham, who impressed in last year's training camp and preseason.

It's still hard to bet against Newton, though. The former league MVP is clearly determined to show he's still one of the top 12 or 15 quarterbacks in pro football and get his career back on track.

This list of QBs with more guaranteed money than Cam Newton in 2020 is crazy

This list of QBs with more guaranteed money than Cam Newton in 2020 is crazy

The New England Patriots didn't have to make a huge financial commitment to add Cam Newton to their roster for the 2020 NFL season.

Newton and the Patriots reportedly have agreed to a one-year contract that could be worth up to $7.5 million. The veteran quarterback's contract has a $1.05 million base salary and up to $6.45 million in incentives, per reports. 

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One of the most interesting parts of Newton's contract is his $550,000 in guaranteed money, which isn't a lot, to say the least. In fact, the list of quarterbacks with more guaranteed money in their contract for next season is pretty crazy.

Bleacher Report tweeted the following list Thursday:

There's a good chance none of the quarterbacks listed above will be their team's starter in Week 1. Almost all of them will be backups throughout 2020.

Perhaps the most intriguing name on the list is Jarrett Stidham, who was the favorite to replace Tom Brady as the Patriots' starting quarterback before Newton's arrival. Stidham still has a chance to win the starter job, but if Newton is healthy, it's hard to imagine the 31-year-old veteran losing that competition. 

Either way, the Patriots have not taken much of a risk by acquiring Newton. If he's healthy and plays well, his contract will be among the best values in the league. If it doesn't work out, the Patriots didn't sacrifice a lot of salary cap space to take the chance. It's the classic low-risk, high-reward scenario.

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