FOXBORO (CBS) — The New England Patriots is perhaps in some hassle.
Coming off a loss to Denver final week, the Patriots entered Sunday’s sport vs. the 49ers desperately needing a win to climb again to .500 and get their heads above water. As an alternative, they had been blown out, 33-6, and have now misplaced three straight.
The loss drops the Patriots to 2-Four and considerably alters the scope of the whole 2020 season for Invoice Belichick’s workforce.
Cam Newton was benched within the third quarter after throwing three interceptions, because the Patriots offense had simply 59 yards at halftime and mustered simply 241 yards to 467 yards by San Francisco.
The 49ers opened the sport with an all-too-easy landing drive, marching 75 yards on 9 performs, taking 5:04 off the clock. Garoppolo was 4-for-Four for 59 yards on the drive, additionally dashing for a primary down on a third-down scramble. Deebo Samuel caught two passes for 37 yards on the drive, and Jeff Wilson capped it off with a 3-yard landing run.
Garoppolo threw an interception on the Niners’ second drive, crusing a cross over the center on third-and-12 on to Devin McCourty. The Patriots had been in a position to drive 30 yards, and Nick People kicked a subject aim to get the Patriots on the board to start out the second quarter.
The 49ers responded with a subject aim drive of their very own to stretch the result in 10-Three earlier than issues started to unravel for the house workforce. First, Newton threw an unpleasant interception to Fred Warner, and the Niners turned that possession right into a landing to take a 16-Three lead (Robbie Gould’s PAT was no good).
Then, the Patriots went three-and-out, earlier than the Niners went on an 84-yard landing drive to go up 23-3.
Searching for factors earlier than halftime, Newton threw one other interception, this one on a protracted bomb to Jakobi Meyers, who was well-covered with two defenders in his space. The Patriots prevented the 49ers from turning that turnover into factors when J.C. Jackson made a goal-line interception on Garoppolo’s lengthy cross from close to midfield simply earlier than halftime.
The Patriots got here out of halftime with a drive that ended with a subject aim, however the Niners then traveled 79 yards on simply six performs to go up 30-6.
On the following Patriots drive, Edelman sat down in a tender spot of the Niners’ D however left his spot simply as Newton launched a cross. Edelman reached again to get a hand on the cross however ended up tipping it into the air, and it was picked off by Jamar Taylor. The Niners turned that additional possession right into a subject aim drive to go up 33-6.
Belichick then benched Newton, changing him with Jarrett Stidham. The Patriots had been transferring the ball decently properly on the bottom, however on a third-and-5 from the San Francisco 22-yard line, Stidham’s cross to Edelman was intercepted. The backup QB
The Patriots will get again to work subsequent Sunday in Buffalo to face the Payments.