The 2014 New England Patriots preseason schedule kicks off on August 7th, 2014 on the road against the Washington Redskins. New England then takes on the Philadelphia Eagles in the first home game of the preseason. The Patriots open the 2014 NFL regular season on the road against the Miami Dolphins on September 7th, 2014. New England’s home opener of the regular season does not come until week 3 against the revamped Oakland Raiders. Tom Brady and company will be looking to improve on their performance in the 2013 NFL season and bring home the 2015 Super Bowl Trophy! The team will see a bye week during week 10 of the NFL season and wraps up regular season play on December 28th, 2014 at home against the Buffalo Bills.