The New England Patriots visit the San Diego Chargers on Sunday and Al Michaels (play-by-play), Cris Collinsworth (analysis) and Michele Tafoya (sideline) are on the call (NBC, 8:30 p.m. ET). This is their third Patriots game of the season.
Patriots broadcast pairings
at Dolphins: Greg Gumbel, Trent Green, Evan Washburn (CBS)
at Vikings: Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts, Jenny Dell (CBS)
vs. Raiders: Gumbel, Green, Washburn (CBS)
at Chiefs: Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden, Lisa Salters (ESPN)
vs. Bengals: Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (NBC)
at Bills: Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa (Fox)
vs. Jets: Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, Tracy Wolfson (CBS)
vs. Bears: Sam Rosen, John Lynch, Pam Oliver (Fox)
vs. Broncos: Nantz, Simms, Wolfson (CBS)
at Colts: Michaels, Collinsworth, Tafoya (NBC)
vs. Lions: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews (Fox)
at Packers: Nantz, Simms, Wolfson (CBS)
Leftover from Patriots-Packers, Part I, via Nantz and Simms: "Akeem Ayers has been some pickup, traded by Tennessee to New England in the middle of the season ... Speed. Really giving them the outside pass rush they need since Chandler Jones is hurt."
Leftover from Patriots-Packers, Part II, via Simms: "Darrelle Revis, you always say these things on telecasts, he's the best corner in the National Football League. When you watch all his plays, it's hard to find wide receivers beating him cleanly and the quarterback makes the play. ... Bill Belichick talked about Darrelle Revis [Saturday] night and said for a big guy, which he is for a corner, he can change direction so fast."
Leftover from Patriots-Packers, Part III, via Nantz and Simms: "It was the end of the world for these teams early in the year if you listened to some of the pundits ... We're prisoners of the moment. Look what they've both done [since that time]. We jump to conclusions very fast. We all do it. I'm guilty of it. It's a long season. We were coming up with all these scenarios in Week 3 and Week 4."