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Bills vs. Patriots 2013: kickoff moved to 4:25PM ET

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Due to New England's various playoff scenarios, the Buffalo Bills' regular season finale next week has been flexed to a late kickoff.

Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

Late Sunday evening, the NFL announced that next Sunday's regular season finale between the New England Patriots and the Buffalo Bills at Gillette Stadium has been flexed to a 4:25PM ET kickoff.

New England, at 11-4, has already clinched a division crown and a playoff berth. They still have a shot at clinching home-field advantage throughout the playoffs, however, and can do so by beating Buffalo and the Denver Broncos (who kick off in Oakland at 4:25, as well) losing. The Patriots can also clinch the No. 2 seed in the conference with a win, or with losses or ties by both the Cincinnati Bengals (1PM versus Baltimore) and Indianapolis Colts (1PM versus Jacksonville).

The Bills, currently in last place in the division at 6-9, have won two straight games overall, and two straight in AFC East games. They'll look to close their 2013 campaign with a third straight win, which would avenge a two-point loss to New England at home in Week 1.