Live updates from the AFC Championship rematch between the Patriots and the Jaguars

Follow along for the latest news from TIAA Bank Field Sunday afternoon.

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Tom Brady walks off the field after a series of downs against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Phelan M. Ebenhack / AP

After both teams opened their seasons with victories last week, the Patriots and the Jacksonville Jaguars are set to face off in Week 2 Sunday afternoon.

Here’s the latest from Jacksonville:

Fourth quarter

FINAL: Jaguars 31, Patriots 20.

Jaguars 31, Patriots 20 (2:49): Defensive end Deatrich Wise Jr. is down on the field.

Jaguars 31, Patriots 20 (3:48): Wide receiver Chris Hogan catches a pass up the middle and runs in a 29-yard touchdown — his second of the day. Cornerback D.J. Hayden sacked Brady for a loss of six yards earlier on the drive.

Jaguars 31, Patriots 13 (7:35): Wide receiver Dede Westbrook turns a short catch-and-run play into a 61-yard touchdown.

Jaguars 24, Patriots 13 (8:15): The Jaguars are challenging the ruling on the field that White converted for a first down after a short catch-and-run.


The call was overturned.

Jaguars 24, Patriots 13 (12:26): Defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. strips and sacks Brady for a fumble at Jacksonville’s 32-yard line. Jaguars regain possession.

Jaguars 24, Patriots 13 (13:30): Linebacker Kyle Van Noy intercepts a pass from Blake Bortles intended for tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins.

Jaguars 24, Patriots 13 (14:10): Stephen Gostkowski trims the lead to 11 with a 46-yard field goal. James White rushed for 33 yards on the drive. The Patriots had a chance to put more points on the board, but wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson stumbled backward for a loss of two yards after fielding a screen pass from Brady on third-and-4 on Jacksonville’s 26-yard line.


Jaguars wide receiver Donte Moncrief is questionable to return with a knee injury: Moncrief has four receptions for 34 yards on the day.

Third quarter

Jaguars 24, Patriots 10 (0:47): Jaguars go three-and-out on a 65-second drive.

Jaguars 24, Patriots 10 (1:42): Tom Brady connects with wide receiver Chris Hogan for a seven-yard touchdown. Brady hit each of his three pass attempts on the eight-play, 48-yard drive and rushed for 10 yards. Running back Sony Michel also rushed for 20 yards on the drive. Jaguars defensive end Calais Campbell was flagged for unnecessary roughness following the score.

Jaguars 24, Patriots 3 (5:48): Cornerback Stephon Gilmore strips Jaguars wide receiver DJ Chark, and safety Duron Harmon recovers the fumble at Jacksonville’s 48-yard line.


Patriots safety Patrick Chung has been ruled out with a concussion. Defensive end Trey Flowers, who exited the game in the first quarter, has also been downgraded to out with a concussion.

Jaguars 24, Patriots 3 (7:50): Josh Lambo knocks down a 28-yard field goal.

Second quarter

First-half stats: Tom Brady completed 12 of his 18 pass attempts for 107 yards, while Bortles completed 17 of his 25 pass attempts for 200 yards. Jaguars running back T.J. Yeldon leads all rushers with 49 yards on five carries, while Jaguars wide receiver Keelan Cole leads all receivers with 77 yards and a touchdown on four catches. The Patriots’ wide receivers (Chris Hogan and Phillip Dorsett) were limited to 26 receiving yards, while their running backs were held to 29 rushing yards.


Jaguars 21, Patriots 3 (0:09): Blake Bortles and Austin Seferian-Jenkins connect for a four-yard touchdown. Jacksonville has scored a TD on three of its four drives.

Jaguars 14, Patriots 3 (2:45): Stephen Gostkowski drills a 29-yard field goal. The Patriots advanced the ball 83 yards to Jacksonville’s 11-yard line but couldn’t connect for a touchdown in the red zone. On the 16-play drive, running back James White caught two passes for 21 yards.

First quarter

Jaguars 14, Patriots 0 (2:10): Cole beats cornerback Eric Rowe for a 24-yard touchdown. Bortles completed five of his six pass attempts on the seven-play, 84-yard drive. Cole led all receivers with two catches on two targets.

Jaguars 7, Patriots 0 (4:30): Wide receiver Keelan Cole hauls in a one-handed grab for a 22-yard gain.


Jaguars 7, Patriots 0 (6:14): The Patriots go three-and-out. Running back Sony Michel touched the ball on all three plays. Michel caught a pass for seven yards, rushed for two yards, and rushed for a loss of one yard.

Jaguars 7, Patriots 0 (7:46): Quarterback Blake Bortles connects with wide receiver Donte Moncrief for a four-yard touchdown. Bortles completed five of his seven pass attempts on the drive for 43 yards.

Patriots 0, Jaguars 0 (8:11): Jaguars left tackle Cam Robinson is down on the field. Offensive tackle Josh Wells enters the game for Robinson, who was later ruled out with a knee injury.

Patriots 0, Jaguars 0 (8:23): Defensive end Trey Flowers is down on the field after colliding with lineman Keionta Davis. Flowers walked off the field under his own power and visited the blue medical tent. The Patriots later announced he is being evaluated for a concussion.

Patriots 0, Jaguars 0 (11:39): Stephen Gostkowski misses a 54-yard field goal.

Patriots 0, Jaguars 0 (13:12): Tight end Jacob Hollister nabs a 23-yard reception for his first catch of the season. Hollister was inactive in Week 1 due to a hamstring injury. He was limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday before fully participating Friday. Hollister recorded four receptions for 42 yards last season.


Patriots to start with the ball: New England won the coin toss and elected to receive the ball.

It is hot: The game-time temperature was announced as 97 degrees, making Sunday’s contest the hottest in Patriots’ history. New England has played two 90-degree games (at Carolina Panthers in 2005, at New York Jets in 2008) but never one with temperatures above 90. The Pats will be wearing their white road jerseys.

Quarterback Tom Brady is back in his old helmet: Brady was spotted sporting his familiar Riddell VSR-4 after wearing the Riddell Precision Fit SpeedFlex throughout the preseason and in Week 1. Brady is one of several NFL players who have to change their helmets by the start of next season after 10 styles were banned by the league for performing poorly in laboratory research testing for impact severity. Players may continue to wear the banned styles this season, but Brady had already begun experimenting with an approved model.

Brady previously told reporters there are just a “few little tweaks” he’d like to make to the newer helmet — namely, to its facemask.

Running back Leonard Fournette headlines the Jaguars’ list of inactive players: In addition to Fournette, linebacker Leon Jacobs, defensive tackle Eli Ankou, offensive lineman Chris Reed, offensive lineman Josh Walker, offensive lineman Will Richardson Jr., and defensive end Dawuane Smoot are all inactive.

The Patriots have announced seven players as inactive: Offensive lineman Brian Schwenke, cornerback J.C. Jackson, wide receiver Corey Coleman, defensive end Derek Rivers, running back Kenjon Barner, offensive tackle Marcus Cannon, and cornerback Keion Crossen all will not play.

New wide receiver Corey Coleman reportedly didn’t make the trip: Coleman is not in Jacksonville, according to NBC Sports Boston’s Tom Curran. In an effort to bolster their depleted receiving corps, the Patriots had signed Coleman and fellow receiver Bennie Fowler Tuesday. Three days later, Fowler was released on Friday.

Rookie running back Sony Michel reportedly will make his NFL debut: Michel — who missed the majority of the preseason due to recovery from a knee procedure — is set to play his first game as a Patriot, according to multiple reports. Michel did not play against the Houston Texans in Week 1 and was initially listed as questionable after being limited in practice last week. Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Friday Michel “gets better every day.”

If he clears pre-game warmups without any setbacks, running back Rex Burkhead is expected to play as well. Burkhead, also listed as questionable, entered concussion protocol last week. It is unknown when he suffered the concussion. Burkhead missed practice Wednesday and was limited Thursday and Friday. Belichick did not have an update on his status Friday, telling reporters the team will follow protocol.

Jaguars defensive lineman Calais Campbell (knee) has been added to the Jaguars’ game status report as questionable: Throughout the week, Campbell was a full participant during practice and did not appear on the injury report.

Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette likely will not play: According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Jaguars do not anticipate Fournette to play Sunday. The 23-year-old did not participate in practice last week after he strained his right hamstring against the New York Giants in Week 1. Fournette rushed for 41 yards.

Jaguars coach Doug Marrone was initially optimistic about Fournette’s status, telling reporters Friday that the back has stayed involved with team meetings and would be “ready to go” if healthy. Fournette was listed as questionable on the team’s most recent game status report and was expected to be a game-time decision.

The Jaguars promoted running back Brandon Wilds from the practice squad Saturday, making him available as a second option behind T.J. Yeldon, who is expected to get the start. Yeldon rushed for 51 yards on 14 carries last week.

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