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Buffalo Bills (5-3) at New England Patriots (5-3)1:00 PM EST, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA
Keys to Victory :: Key Matchups :: Pats Pulpit :: Video Preview
BUF Injury Report :: NE Injury Report
Bills inactives - RB Xavier Omon, WR Josh Reed, OT Demetrius Bell, OG Brad Butler, DE Aaron Schobel, LB Teddy Lehman, SS Donte Whitner

The Buffalo Bills are set to take on the New England Patriots in a battle atop the AFC East in just under an hours' time. I don't have much to say about this one, because we all know what's at stake. After two straight divisional losses, the Biils face what is essentially a must-win in a stadium from which they have not emerged victorious since 2000. Without a win, Buffalo falls to 5-4 - a record they also held in 2007, when they finished 7-9.

This is your open game thread for today's game. I'll be here, as always, and hope to see as many of you as possible here as well. If you're a lurker and would like to join in for today's thread, create an account and hop right on in. This is a big one. Get your game faces on, and GO BILLS.


Buffalo Bills - Game Averages

Pts Yrds Pass Rush
Off 22.8 320.8 (20th) 227.0 (12th) 93.8 (27th)
Def 21.1 301.6 (10th) 202.8 (14th) 98.9 (12th)


New England Patriots - Game Averages

Pts Yrds Pass Rush
Off 21.0 322.9 (18th) 191.3 (23rd) 131.6 (7th)
Def 18.8 317.3 (14th) 212.3 (16th) 105.0 (15th)