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Musket Fire Dec 25, 2017

New England Patriots: Jimmy Garoppolo helps former team secure a bye

On Sunday, the New England Patriots were able to clinch a first-round bye with some help from an old friend. The New England Patriots were able to get a win on Sunday afternoon against the Buffalo Bills in what ended up being a lopsided game. Despite the Bills playing the Patriots very well early on, […] New England Patriots: Jimmy Garoppolo helps former team secure a bye - Musket Fire - Musket Fire - A New England Patriots Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Buffalo Rumblings Dec 24, 2017
Buffalo Bills RB Travaris Cadet suffers gruesome ankle injury against Patriots

Buffalo Bills RB Travaris Cadet suffers gruesome ankle injury against Patriots

This was really, really tough to watch Buffalo Bills backup running back Travaris Cadet suffered a gruesome-looking ankle injury in Sunday’s game against the New England Patriots and was carted off the field. He obviously did not return to action. Warning: You shouldn’t view the play if you have a weak stomach, as it is without a doubt tough to watch. dam hoping for a speedy recovery cadet pic.twitter.com/Fmz0JYII7I— godfather gronk (@washed_) December 24, 2017 The play that Cadet was injured on was a routine one. He took a shotgun handoff from Tyrod Taylor before being tackled...
Buffalo Rumblings Dec 24, 2017
Buffalo Bills 16, New England Patriots 37: Referee garbage soils a good game

Buffalo Bills 16, New England Patriots 37: Referee garbage soils a good game

Controversial calls led to a Patriots win in this one. The Buffalo Bills gave their best try against the division-leading New England Patriots, but key circumstances didn’t play out in their favor, and the Patriots eventually pulled ahead to a 37-16 win over the Bills. Through two quarters, the Bills were hanging right there with the Patriots, tied at 13 points each. Jordan Poyer intercepted Tom Brady and brought it back for a touchdown, and the Bills drove into the red zone three times. At the end of the half, it looked like Kelvin Benjamin had scored a touchdown to give Buffalo the...
Buffalo Rumblings Dec 24, 2017
Buffalo Bills 13, New England Patriots 13: second half open thread

Buffalo Bills 13, New England Patriots 13: second half open thread

The Bills are hanging in with New England through two quarters Through two quarters, the Buffalo Bills are tied with the New England Patriots and the NFL referee crew, 13-13. After forcing a Patriots three-and-out, the Bills methodically marched their way down the field. LeSean McCoy and company sustained their offensive drive for nearly ten minutes before the drive fizzled in the red zone. Stephen Hauschka finished with a 41 yard field goal to help the Bills take the lead. The Patriots extended their next drive into the second quarter, but strong tackling and focus from Buffalo’s defense...
Buffalo Rumblings Dec 24, 2017
Buffalo Bills-New England Patriots week 16 first half open thread

Buffalo Bills-New England Patriots week 16 first half open thread

With playoff possibilities looming, the Bills face a tremendous challenge The Buffalo Bills, who at 8-6 stand their best chance of reaching the playoffs since 2004, face off against the New England Patriots today in a pivotal game for the AFC playoff race. The Patriots dominated the Bills in the first meeting, turning a 9-3 halftime advantage into a 23-3 blowout victory in Orchard Park on December 3. In that game, Tyrod Taylor was injured on the first play of the game, and he then proceeded to play terribly until he was removed in the fourth quarter. Tom Brady, who typically dominates the...
Buffalo Rumblings Dec 24, 2017
Buffalo Bills inactives, Week 16: no E.J. Gaines against Patriots

Buffalo Bills inactives, Week 16: no E.J. Gaines against Patriots

The Bills will be without one of their starting corners in a huge matchup against New England The Buffalo Bills take on the New England Patriots today in a crucial matchup. For the Bills, a win would go a long way towards solidifying their playoff chances, although a loss does not end those hopes. For the Patriots, a win would potentially allow them to clinch home field advantage throughout the playoffs. Who’s active and who’s inactive for today’s contest? WR Andre Holmes The Bills’ special teams contributor and leader in receiving touchdowns was ruled out on Friday with a neck...
Buffalo Rumblings Dec 24, 2017
Sean McDermott enjoying successful first season

Sean McDermott enjoying successful first season

McDermott’s process has Bills in the playoff hunt The Buffalo Bills (8-6) are playing meaningful football games late in December, something that many national pundits didn’t see coming back when the preseason projections came out. While it hasn’t been all smooth sailing for McDermott — he unwisely benched Tyrod Taylor for rookie Nathan Peterman during a 54-24 Week 11 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers, fell to Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots 23-3 in Week 13, and suffered embarrassing setbacks in back-to-back weeks vs. the New York Jets (34-21) and the New Orleans Saints...
Buffalo Rumblings Dec 24, 2017
Five New England Patriots to watch against the Buffalo Bills

Five New England Patriots to watch against the Buffalo Bills

Some familiar names will be seen on this list When the Buffalo Bills take on the New England Patriots on Christmas Eve, they will need an outstanding performance in all three phases in order to come away with a victory. These five Patriots will be particularly important to shut down if Buffalo wants to have a merry Christmas. RB Dion Lewis With Rex Burkhead injured, running back Dion Lewis should get the majority of carries this weekend. The Bills were unable to contain Burkhead in their first meeting, he averaged over six yards per carry and had two touchdowns. Lewis also ran for over six...
Buffalo Rumblings Dec 24, 2017
Five Buffalo Bills to watch against the New England Patriots

Five Buffalo Bills to watch against the New England Patriots

A lot of familiar faces from a few weeks ago With only two games against divisional opponents left in the 2017 NFL regular season, the Buffalo Bills are still in the playoff picture. If the Bills lose this week to the Patriots, they won't be eliminated from the playoffs but it will make it harder for them to get in. These players will play a big part in upsetting the Patriots on Sunday and keeping their heads above water in the playoff race: QB Tyrod Taylor The first time Taylor faced the Pats this year, he posted similar numbers to the game that got him benched for Nathan Peterman. He...
Buffalo Rumblings Dec 24, 2017
Bills Links, 12/24: Previews and predictions for game against New England Patriots

Bills Links, 12/24: Previews and predictions for game against New England Patriots

The Bills look to pull of the upset in Foxborough The Buffalo Bills are hoping to improve their chances of making the playoffs today when they face the New England Patriots in Foxborough. The Patriots are looking to secure home-field advantage for the playoffs with a victory. The Bills Links includes all of the previews and predictions needed to get ready for the game. Specifically worth checking out is Sal Maiorana’s article on Richie Incognito. Many are familiar with the fact that Incognito has revitalized his career with the Bills, and the article includes quotes from Eric Wood, LeSean...
Musket Fire Dec 24, 2017

New England Patriots vs Buffalo Bills: How to watch Week 16 matchup

The New England Patriots are hosting the Buffalo Bills in their Week 16 matchup. Here is all the information you need to watch! The New England Patriots picked up an important victory last week over the Pittsburgh Steelers, capturing the AFC East division title. This week, they will look to move one step closer to […] New England Patriots vs Buffalo Bills: How to watch Week 16 matchup - Musket Fire - Musket Fire - A New England Patriots Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Musket Fire Dec 24, 2017

New England Patriots vs Buffalo Bills: Game 15 Preview and Prediction

  The New England Patriots are coming off their biggest win of the 2017 season. They had a thrilling 27-24 win over the AFC North-leading Pittsburgh Steelers in a battle for getting into position to lock-up home-field advantage in the AFC through the playoffs. Of course, that win means little if the Patriots do not […] New England Patriots vs Buffalo Bills: Game 15 Preview and Prediction - Musket Fire - Musket Fire - A New England Patriots Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Buffalo Rumblings Dec 23, 2017
Bill Backers of Boston tailgate and party information, 2017

Bill Backers of Boston tailgate and party information, 2017

Pinto Ron will be in attendance with the Bills Backers of Boston tailgate this weekend The Buffalo Bills may not be the greatest team in the NFL, but one thing is undeniable: Bills fans tailgate better than any other fan base. This weekend when the team goes to Massachusetts to take on the New England Patriots, the fan base will be in full force along with them. Every year the Bills Backers of Boston throw a tailgate before the team takes the field at Gillette Stadium. This year, one of the most famous Bills fans, Pinto Ron, will be tailgating with the fan club. The Christmas Eve tailgate...
Buffalo Rumblings Dec 23, 2017
Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots: broadcast info, announcers, game time, channel

Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots: broadcast info, announcers, game time, channel

How to catch Sunday’s huge showdown in Foxboro The Buffalo Bills (8-6) continue their push for that elusive playoff appearance on Sunday, when the Bills travel to play the New England Patriots (11-3) in a house of horrors: Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. With Tom Brady starting at quarterback, the Patriots have gone 27-3 under head coach Bill Belichick against the Bills. Brady owns the record for the most wins against one team in the history of the league. Not counting a 17-9 Bills’ win in the 2014 regular-season finale, when Brady only played the first half, Brady has...
Buffalo Rumblings Dec 22, 2017
Buffalo Bills injuries: Andre Holmes out, Williams and Gaines questionable

Buffalo Bills injuries: Andre Holmes out, Williams and Gaines questionable

Will Kyle Williams play Sunday? A groin injury puts him in jeopardy. The Buffalo Bills have announced their injury designations ahead of Sunday’s match against the New England Patriots, and wide receiver Andre Holmes will be sidelined. Speaking with the media on Friday morning, Sean McDermott gave a quick update on his team’s injury status ahead of the release of the official Friday afternoon report. Holmes, who has been battling a neck injury, leads the team in touchdown receptions this year with three. He has 13 receptions for 120 yards on the season. Cornerback E.J. Gaines (knee),...
Buffalo Rumblings Dec 22, 2017
Video: What it will take for the Buffalo Bills to beat the New England Patriots

Video: What it will take for the Buffalo Bills to beat the New England Patriots

Bills try to do something they’ve never done — truly beat Tom Brady in Foxborough Since Tom Brady took over the starting quarterback job for the New England Patriots he is undefeated against the Buffalo Bills when playing at home in a meaningful game. The only Bills’ victories in Foxborough came in 2014 against a Patriots team that was resting starters and in 2016 against third-string quarterback Jacoby Brissett. The Bills will still have a chance at the playoffs with a loss to New England, but a win would make their road to the postseason a little easier. So how can they do what...

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