Patriots Down Buffalo 37-31 - Match Report
|Patriots Down Buffalo 37-31 - Match Report|
The Patriots got a 2-TD performance from Tom Brady as New England handed Buffalo a 37-31 defeat on Sunday at Gillette Stadium.
New England won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 13.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 54.5.
Stevan Ridley rushed for 98 yards, while Danny Woodhead added 15 yards in the win. Wes Welker and Danny Woodhead added 74 and 46 receiving yards respectively.
Fred Jackson rushed for 80 yards for Buffalo, while C.J. Spiller added 70 yards. Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 337 yards for the Bills, while receivers Stevie Johnson and Donald Jones had 86 and 74 yards respectively.
New England was outgained by Buffalo 481-347 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 35-27 by the Bills.
The time of possession battle favored Buffalo as their offense was on the field for 33:50, longer than the 26:10 of their opponents.
New England looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Colts. The Bills will aim to get back on the winning track vs Miami.