While the NFL season is still young, the Patriots have looked the part of a Super Bowl contender thus far. Tom Brady has picked up right where he left off last season, throwing for over 900 yards and quite a few TDs in victories over the Miami Dolphins and San Diego Chargers.
Meanwhile, the surprise of the NFL season has been the play of the young, upstart Buffalo Bills, who have managed to post a surprising 2-0 record, besting preseason sleeper Kansas City and the resurgent Oakland Raiders.
Will Tom Brady and the Patriots continue their AFC East dominance, or will Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Buffalo Bills continue their phenomenal play and best New England? Here are five reasons why the Patriots should be able to turn back Buffalo and remain the AFC's top team.