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Bills vs. Patriots final score; Buffalo wins in New England, 17-9

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The Buffalo Bills have won in New England for the first time since 2000.

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Hooray! The Buffalo Bills have slayed the dragon and won their first game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. Okay, so it was mostly meaningless, but still it's remarkable that Buffalo was able to take home the 17-9 victory.

Buffalo finishes the season with a 4-2 record in the AFC East for the first time since 2007 and their first overall winning record since 2004 at 9-7. They head into the offseason without a first round pick and questions swirling around their front office and coaching situations after their 15th consecutive season without a playoff birth and an ownership change.

In New England, Buffalo's defense held the Patriots (led by Tom Brady in the first half and Jimmy Garoppolo in the second) without a touchdown for the first time at home since 2003. Kyle Orton and the offense did enough to put points on the board early to keep the Patriots out of it.

We'll have all your offseason coverage beginning tomorrow morning. Welcome to the 2015 season, folks.