An estimated crowd of 68,756 people will be in Gillette Stadium to watch the 5-3 New England Patriots take on the 3-5 Buffalo Bills for the second time this season. In their last meeting in Week 4, the Patriots overcame a rough first-half to put up an extraordinary second-half in a 52-28 victory. The Pats have never lost a game against the Bills at Gillette, and this game shouldn’t be any different. But make no mistake, it’s probably not going to be a blowout.
Even so, the Pats should win this game by a significant margin. Kick-off time is set at 1:00 p.m. ET, and you can watch the game on CBS with Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts doing the commentary. The interesting thing is that Tom Brady could match Fouts on the all-time list (sixth place) with his 51st 300-yard passing game if he can go off today against the Bills. I’m sure that’s more than achievable against Buffalo’s subpar pass D.
You can also listen in to the game on 98.5 FM. The only method of national broadcast for this AFC East battle is via radio on Compass Media Networks. Brian Baldinger and Chris Carrino will be calling the game for them.
The Bills will be without cornerbacks Terrence McGee and Aaron Williams for this game, and Stephen Gilmore is listed questionable. The suspect Bills pass defense is going to be even worse in this game, and Leodis McKelvin and Justin Rogers are also nicked up. Former Patriot Mark Anderson is out, along with OT Erik Pears. The Patriots will be missing Aqib Talib and Brandon Bolden, as well as Tracy White and Trevor Scott.
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