Bills vs Patriots Final: 34-31 - Recap
|Bills vs Patriots Final: 34-31 - Recap|
Ryan Fitzpatrick's 369-yard performance through the air was the key in Buffalo's 34-31 win over New England on Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium.
The Bills were a 7-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 53.5.
Fred Jackson rushed for 74 yards, while Brad Smith added 6 yards in the win. Donald Jones and Stevie Johnson added 101 and 94 receiving yards respectively.
Stevan Ridley rushed for 44 yards for New England, while Danny Woodhead added 21 yards. Tom Brady threw for 387 yards for the Patriots, while receivers Wes Welker and Rob Gronkowski had 217 and 109 yards respectively.
New England outgained Buffalo 495-448 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 30-24 by the Patriots.
Buffalo lost the time of possession battle 31:15/28:45, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Buffalo takes its act on the road to face Cincinnati looking for another win. For New England, they head on the road to face Oakland.