The AFC East has another contender in the Buffalo Bills.
After breaking out during the first half of the 2011 season the Bills regressed and ended the season with six wins.
The Bills made the biggest splash in free agency in 2012 in an effort to transform their defense. With the continued development of their offense the Bills finally have the pieces in place to make a run at the AFC East title and a playoff berth.
Can the Bills return to the playoffs for the first time since 1999 or will they flame down the stretch?
Here are four reasons why this Bills team has a chance to dethrone the Patriots and win the AFC East.