Week 3 - Raiders at Patriots

Posted Apr 26, 2014

The Raiders face the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium in Week 3 regular season action.

RB Darren McFadden runs against the New England Patriots during the 2011 season. Photo by Tony Gonzales

- New England leads the all-time series, 15-14-1.

- Oakland and New England will meet for the first time since 2011, when the Patriots beat the Raiders, 31-19, at Coliseum.

- The Raiders’ trip to New England marks their first since 2005, when they opened the 2005 season on Thursday night at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots won that match-up, 30-20.

- New England has won three consecutive games against Oakland, dating back to 2005.

- Oakland has not won in New England since 1994.

- Patriots QB Tom Brady was born and raised in nearby San Mateo, Calif., and prepped at Junipero Serra High.

- Patriots DL Tommy Kelly played nine seasons for the Raiders from 2004-12. He originally signed with the team as an undrafted free agent.