Patriots vs. Ravens live score, updates, highlights from "Sunday Night Football" game

Things haven't often been pretty for the Patriots this season, but they're learning to win ugly in New England.

In a game in which many felt the Pats would be overmatched, they came away with a 23-17 victory over the Ravens and reigning league MVP Lamar Jackson on "Sunday Night Football."

The keys for New England were simple: Establish the run, don't turn the ball over and limit big plays from Jackson. They got a lot of help in accomplishing that last goal from Mother Nature as a downpour began late in the second half and Baltimore suffered a couple of drive-killing botched snaps.

Cam Newton wasn't spectacular, but the 2015 MVP took care of the ball, completing 13 of 17 passes for 118 yards and a touchdown while adding 21 yards and a TD on the ground. Running back Damien Harris had a game-high 22 carries for 121 yards, and Rex Burkhead added 31 yards rushing, 35 yards receiving and a pair of touchdown catches.

Burkhead's second TD came on a trick play in the second quarter. Wide receiver Jakobi Meyers threw what might have been the prettiest pass of the night, a 24-yard floater to Burkhead in the back of the end zone, to give New England a 13-10 lead. Meyers finished the game with five catches for 59 yards.

Jackson had a solid overall night: 24-of-34 passing for 248 yards and two TDs, along with 55 yards rushing. But he made a crucial mistake in the final seconds of the first half when he was picked off by J.C. Jackson, who leads the NFL with six interceptions. Baltimore was well inside Justin Tucker's field goal range, but they didn't get any points on the drive and trailed 13-10 at halftime.

New England got the ball to start the second half and marched right down the field, taking a 20-10 lead on a designed run by Newton, who punched it in from 4 yards out for his ninth rushing TD of the year.

On the ensuing Baltimore possession, the Ravens got the ball to their 48and attempted to convert a fourth-and-1, but an errant snap gave the ball to New England at the Baltimore 37. The Patriots tacked on a field goal to make it 23-10.

The Ravens bounced back on the following drive as Jackson delivered a perfect 18-yard pass to Willie Snead for the duo's second TD hookup of the night, making it 23-17 with eight seconds remaining in the third quarter.

That's when the downpour came, stalling out both offenses. Each of the first five possessions of the fourth quarter ended with punts. The Ravens got one final chance to take the lead when they took over at their 17 with 1:05 remaining, but that's when the rain came down the hardest. On fourth-and-6, Jackson threw a would-be first down pass to J.K. Dobbins, but even with nobody near him, the rookie running back couldn't hang on to the ball, ending the game.

With the win, the Patriots (4-5) are now two games behind the Dolphins and 2 1/2 behind the Bills in the AFC East. The Ravens (6-3) fall three games behind the Steelers in the AFC North and are tied with the Browns.

Sporting News tracked live scoring updates and highlights from Patriots vs. Ravens on "Sunday Night Football." Follow below for complete results from the NFL Week 10 game.

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Patriots vs. Ravens score

  Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final 
Patriots  0 13 10 0 23
Ravens 0 10 7 0 17

Patriots vs. Ravens highlights from 'Sunday Night Football'

11:15 p.m. — FINAL: Patriots 23, Ravens 17. Jackson's pass on fourth and 6 is dropped in the heavy downpour. Newton kneels to end the game.

11:12 p.m. — Patriots punt. Ravens get it at their 17-yard line with 1:05 remaining, no timeouts.

11:07 p.m. — Two-minute warning. Patriots have it, third and 7 at their 45-yard line.

11:01 p.m. — Ravens punt. Another bad snap set Baltimore way behind the chains and they can't convert on third and 13. New England takes over at its 18-yard line with 4:20 to play.

10:54 p.m. — Patriots punt. New England moves the chains a couple of time and is at least able to flip the field back. Baltimore takes over at its 20-yard line, 7:09 left to play in regulation.

10:44 p.m. — Ravens go three-and-out. Baltimore can't get much going either as Jackson's pass to Snead on third and 12 comes up a couple yards short. Ravens elect to punt and New England takes over at its 4-yard line after a holding penalty moves it half the distance to the goal, 11:25 left in the fourth quarter.

10:38 p.m. — Patriots go three-and-out. Conditions continue to get uglier and New England can't get anything going. Baltimore takes over at its 26-yard line, 13:14 to go in the fourth quarter.

10:35 p.m. — END OF THIRD QUARTER: Patriots 23, Ravens 17. New England has it, second and 12 at its 23-yard line to start the fourth quarter.

10:32 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, RAVENS. Jackson goes over the middle to Snead for an 18-yard TD to cut it to 23-17 with 8 seconds left in the third quarter.

10:15 p.m. — FIELD GOAL, PATRIOTS. Newton had Meyers open in the end zone on third and goal but his throw bounced short. Folk hits from 20 yards to extend New England's lead to 23-10 with 6:24 left in the third quarter.

10:07 p.m. — TURNOVER ON DOWNS. A fourth-and-1 near midfield turns into disaster as an errant snap gives New England the ball at the Baltimore 37-yard line, 9:40 remaining in the third quarter.

9:57 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, PATRIOTS. Newton runs it in untouched from 4 yards out. Nice drive for New England to start the half, leading 20-10 with 13:19 left in the third quarter.

9:53 p.m. — We're back for the second half, New England gets the ball to start the third quarter.

9:38 p.m. — HALF: Patriots 13, Ravens 10. HUGE play by J.C. Jackson to come up with an interception for New England with Baltimore in field goal range at the end of the half. That play preserves the Pats' lead going into the locker room.

9:29 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, PATRIOTS. Newton throws a backward pass to Jakobi Meyers, who goes over the top to Rex Burkhead in the end zone for a 24-yard score. Nick Folk misses the PAT, New England takes a 13-10 lead with 1:02 remaining in the half.

Meyers was recruited as a QB at NC State before switching to receiver. He looked every bit of a QB there, that's the best throw of the night.

9:20 p.m. — Two-minute warning. Patriots have it, third and 4 at the Ravens' 45-yard line.

9:14 p.m. — FIELD GOAL, RAVENS. Jackson can't connect with Mark Andrews on third down (there's offensive holding on the play anyway, penalty declined). Justin Tucker hits from 24 yards out to put Baltimore up 10-7 with 5:32 left in the first half.

9 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, PATRIOTS. Newton hits Rex Burkhead in he flat for a 7-yard TD. Nice answer for New England to tie it up at 7-7 with 11:46 left in the second quarter.

8:51 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, RAVENS. Jackson dumps it off to Willie Snead IV, who reaches for the pylon for a 6-yard score. Baltimore leads 7-0 with 14:54 left in the second quarter.

8:48 p.m. — END OF 1Q: Patriots 0, Ravens 0. Baltimore has it, first and goal at the New England 6-yard line to start the second quarter.

8:37 p.m. — Patriots punt. Cam Newton takes a sack on third down that moves New England out of field goal range. Ravens get the ball back at their 7-yard line, 7:58 left in the first quarter.

8:27 p.m. — Ravens go three-and-out. New England takes over at its 30-yard line for its first drive, 13:13 left in the first quarter.

8:20 p.m. — Patriots win the toss. They'll defer and Lamar Jackson will lead the Ravens out for the opening drive.

(All times Eastern)

Patriots vs. Ravens start time

All "Sunday Night Football" games in 2020 have the same start time of 8:20 p.m. ET. There are Sunday night games scheduled for every week of the season except Week 17, though the NFL has the ability to flex a game into a Week 17 "SNF" window.

'Sunday Night Football' schedule 2020

Week 1 Sept. 10 (Thu.) Kansas City Chiefs vs. Houston Texans
  Sept. 13 Los Angeles Rams vs. Dallas Cowboys 
Week 2 Sept. 20 Seattle Seahawks vs. New England Patriots
Week 3 Sept. 27 New Orleans Saints vs. Green Bay Packers
Week 4 Oct. 4 San Francisco 49ers vs. Philadelphia Eagles
Week 5 Oct. 11 Seattle Seahawks vs. Minnesota Vikings
Week 6 Oct. 18 San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams
Week 7 Oct. 25 Seattle Seahawks vs. Arizona Cardinals
Week 8 Nov. 1 Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys
Week 9 Nov. 8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints
Week 10 Nov. 15 New England Patriots vs. Baltimore Ravens
Week 11 Nov. 22 Las Vegas Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs
Week 12 Nov. 29 Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears
Week 13 Dec. 6 Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos
Week 14 Dec. 13 Buffalo Bills vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
Week 15 Dec. 20 Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers
Week 16 Dec. 27 Green Bay Packers vs. Tennessee Titans
Week 17 Jan. 3 TBD

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