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Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots inactives: RB Mike Gillislee (healthy scratch), CB Eric Rowe (groin), DT Malcom Brown (ankle), ST Matthew Slater (hamstring), WR Chris Hogan (shoulder), OT Marcus Cannon (ankle) and C David Andrews (illness).

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

Patriots Nation is well represented here in the parking lot at Estadio Azteca.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

View from the press box at Estadio Azteca, where the Patriots visit the Raiders (and Mexico). Kickoff at 4:25 p.m. ET.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell greets fans at Estadio Azteca.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Burkhead, who is coming off a game in which he led all running backs in snaps played, loosens up at Estadio Azteca.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Bill Belichick, shown here walking off the field with football research director Ernie Adams, spent about 15 minutes assessing the playing surface and other dynamics of Estadio Azteca.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Long snapper Joe Cardona pumps his fist as fans greet him on his way on to the field.

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Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

It's a festival in the areas surrounding Estadio Azteca.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

After taking a few minutes to check out Estadio Azteca, which included sitting on the sideline, Tom Brady and Brian Hoyer make their way back to the locker room.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots WR Danny Amendola arrives on the field for some early work.

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Raiders' D needs to create havoc for Pats (2:04)
ESPN Stats & Info

FPI: Pats with heavy edge in Mexico City

The Raiders prevailed at Azteca last season, but FPI doesn't like their chances on Sunday. They've beaten the Patriots just once since the "Tuck Rule" game in January of 2001, while the Pats are 2-0 with a point differential of plus-66 in two international appearances.

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Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

Five hours prior to kickoff, fans are already lined up outside Estadio Azteca. Locals are calling the Patriots-Raiders game the "Mexican Super Bowl."

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

In an unscientific survey, 70% of Patriots jerseys are emblazoned with #12.

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

Here is the scene outside Estadio Azteca at 9:51A CST.

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Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

A pre-game report from Estadio Azteca, where it is sunny and the game-time temperature is expected to be around 65 degrees.

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

Estadio Azteca. Kickoff is in 6 hours.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Field-level view from Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, as Raider banners line the end zone barriers because this is a home game for them.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

The outside of Estadio Azteca in Mexico City is dressed up like it is a Super Bowl, with Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski and James White the featured Patriots players.

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Celtics showing fierce determination during winning streak (1:10)