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Patriots Daily: Football in Frankfurt; Score Prediction



New England Patriots prepare to play in Frankfurt, Germany

The New England Patriots got their roster in order for today’s game against the Colts in Frankfurt, Germany. There were two elevations from the practice squad: OT Conor McDermott and LB/ST Calvin Munson. The inactive players for today’s game are:

CB Alex Austin
LB Ja’Whaun Bentley (hamstring)
OT Trent Brown (personal/ankle)
QB Will Grier (emergency quarterback)
CB J.C. Jackson (personal)
WR DeVante Parker (concussion)
DT Sam Roberts

Bentley is the only surprise. The captain had been listed as questionable. It will be interesting to see how the Patriots fill his role, as he is not only a play caller but plays every down.

This does mean that fans hoping to see rookie WR Kayshon Boutte will get their wish today.

As for today’s score prediction, there are two averages to consider. The New England Patriots have won their international games by an average score of  38-7. The average score of the games in Germany have been 21-15. I’m splitting the difference (and rounding off):

Prediction for today’s game: New England Patriots 30, Indianapolis Colts 10

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Fun Fact of the Day

Germany is the third non-U.S. country the New England Patriots have played in. Bill Belichick has coached 3 German players in New England. He has not coached any Patriots born in Mexico, but there were two born in England: RB Sammy Morris and OL Jermaine Eluemunor.

Tweet of the Day

Today’s Tweet of the Day comes from NFL Films. Throwback to the time Bill Belichick challenged Sebastian Vollmer to catch a punt in Patriots practice…