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In the latest edition of Billieve: A Buffalo Bills Fan Podcast, host John Boccacino breaks down yet another heartbreaking loss by the Buffalo Bills to the New England Patriots as Buffalo (3-1) suffered its first loss of the year by a 16-10 score in Week 4.

It was a familiar story at New Era Field, as Buffalo dropped another close decision to their AFC East rivals. Despite a career-worst game from Josh Allen (three interceptions, one fumble lost), the Bills rallied from an early 13-0 deficit and had four drives with a chance to score the go-ahead touchdown in the second half.

Allen, who was knocked out of the game on a controversial hit from Jonathan Jones, missed the final quarter with the injury and remains in the NFL’s concussion protocol. Buffalo was unable to capitalize on a stout effort from the defense, which held Tom Brady without a passing touchdown.

The Patriots were held well below their season averages for points and yards per game as the Bills’ aggressive defense dominated the Super Bowl champions.

Among the topics discussed:

  • Will Allen ever be able to curtail the back-breaking interceptions that cost Buffalo dearly in the setback vs. New England?
  • Was the hit Jones levied on Allen worthy of ejection?
  • What should fans make of Zay Jones’s poor performance?
  • Praise is lavished on Leslie Frazier’s defense, which despite not recording a sack harassed Brady for much of the day in forcing the future Hall of Famer into an abysmal 18 of 39 passing day for 150 yards with zero touchdowns and one interception.

Check out the latest episode of Billieve for answers to these questions and more!


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