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Update: Early in this game it looked like I was going to be dining on crow, as the Buffalo Bills raced to an early 21-7 lead.
However, The New England offense absolutely exploded in the second half, and propelled by three Tom Brady touchdown passes and 100-yard rushing games from both Stevan Ridley and Brandon Bolden the Patriots pulled away for a relatively easy win.
Final Score: New England 52, Buffalo 28
After falling to 1-2 for the first time since 2001 and allowing over 500 yards of total offense to the Baltimore Ravens last week, the New England Patriots roll into Buffalo trying to avoid a repeat of last year's contest in Orchard Park, where the Patriots blew a 21-0 lead and lost to the Bills for the first time in 16 meetings between the two teams.
Meanwhile, the Bills ride a two-game winning streak into Sunday's game, and as head coach Chan Gailey told Mike Lipka of the Associated Press (via Yahoo! Sports), the team sees this as an excellent chance to send a message to the rest of the AFC East.
"It is a great opportunity for us," Gailey said. "They are going to be at an all-time focus level for this ball game just because of who they are."
However, Tom Brady torched the Bills in their two meetings last season, and Buffalo is banged up in the offensive backfield, so both streaks will come to an end in upstate New York this week.
Prediction: New England 31, Buffalo 20