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How to Watch/Listen: Texans at Patriots

Complete broadcast information for this week's preseason game between the New England Patriots and the Houston Texans.


WEEK 1 · Thu 08/10 · 7:00 PM EDT


Houston Texans



New England Patriots

Patriots Preseason Network / WBZ
98.5 FM The Sports Hub

A look at all the ways to watch and listen to this week's Patriots preseason game against the Houston Texans.


This week's game will be broadcast by the Patriots Preseason Television Network and can be seen in every New England state, as well as Alaska and Hawaii. The preseason network's flagship station is WBZ-TV CBS in Boston. Bob Socci provides the play-by-play and is joined by former Patriots quarterback Scott Zolak in the broadcast booth and studio analysis by senior editor Paul Perillo. WBZ's Steve Burton will provide sideline analysis. Devin and Jason McCourty will be featured in "The McCourty TwinCast" to complement the broadcast. The TwinCast will stream on and for this week's game.



  • Boston, Mass. WBZ-TV Ch. 4
  • Springfield, Mass. WWLP-TV Ch. 22


  • Hartford, Conn. WCTX/WTNH-TV Ch. 8


  • Portland, Maine WMTW-TV Ch. 8
  • Bangor, Maine WVII-TV Ch. 7

New Hampshire

  • Manchester, N.H. WMUR-TV Ch. 9

Rhode Island

  • Providence, R.I. WPRI-TV Ch. 12


  • Burlington, Vt. WCAX-TV Ch. 3


  • Anchorage, Alaska KYUR-TV Ch. 13
  • Fairbanks, Alaska KATN-TV Ch. 2
  • Juneau, Alaska KJUD-TV Ch. 8


  • Honolulu, Hawaii KFVE-TV Ch. 5


The Patriots announced an alternate viewing option for preseason telecasts, featuring Devin and Jason McCourty. The new venture, "The McCourty TwinCast," will complement the traditional preseason telecasts on WBZ-TV 4 in Boston and the Patriots Preseason Network of affiliates throughout New England for each of the Patriots three preseason games, starting Thursday, Aug. 10 at 7:00 p.m. ET when the Patriots host the Houston Texans.

The TwinCast will stream on as well as In addition to the live streaming options, when the Patriots travel to Green Bay to play the Packers on Aug. 19, the McCourty TwinCast will be broadcast locally on WSBK TV 38 in Boston.

NOTE: Live stream is restricted to Patriots home market only.


Watch Patriots preseason games live for free in the official Patriots app (iOS & Android) and on safari mobile web. Local market games are restricted. Please check local TV listings for availability. If it is available to watch on local TV it will be available to watch in the Patriots app and website.

This week's preseason game will also stream live with a special German language broadcast exclusively available to those in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

*Geographic and device restrictions apply. Local & prime-time games only. Data charges may apply.

Live game streams are also available on NFL Official App for those outside the New England area.


98.5 The Sports Hub is the flagship station for the Patriots Radio Network. A complete listing of the network's 33 stations can be found here. The television broadcast will be a simulcast of the game on the radio during the preseason.


SiriusXM App: 821 (NE), 812 (HOU) | SiriusXM: 88 (NE), 380 (HOU)

NOTE: Sirius-XM app has a three months free promo that will allow you to listen to the games this season.


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Dunkin' Patriots Pregame Social: Join us on Thursday night from 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM on the homepage for the Dunkin' Pregame Social radio broadcast. Host Rob 'Hardy' Poole is joined by's Paul Perillo and Mike Dussault to preview all the action and get the fans take heading into each game. The broadcast is also available on the official Patriots app for iOS and Android.

Patriots Postgame Show: Immediately after the game host Rob 'Hardy' Poole from 98.5 The Sports Hub returns with's Paul Perillo and Mike Dussault to break down all the action. You'll hear live press conferences, exclusive player interviews and more. on the Patriots Postgame Show exclusively on Radio and the official Patriots app for iOS and Android.


Kirsch Words In-Game Live Blog: Join us on the homepage of during the game as Patriots Editor-in-Chief Fred Kirsch offers his live commentary on all the action. Plus, get live stats, score updates, highlights and more.

For more ways to watch and stream the game, view our Ways to Watch Guide.

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