Game Info:

  • Played at Ralph Wilson Stadium, Orchard Park, NY
  • Starts at Sunday, September 25th, 1:00 EST
  • On CBS

Pats Injury Report:

  • Aaron Hernandez, MCL sprain
  • Taylor Price, hamstring
  • Patrick Chung, hand
  • Albert Haynesworth, back
  • Sebastian Vollmer, back
  • Mike Wright, concussion

Key Matchups:

  • Kyle Williams vs Dan Connolly
    • Kyle Williams is a athlete and Connolly has problems with athletic defensive lineman
  • Fred Jackson vs Pats d-line
    • Jackson currently leads the league in rush yards with 229 and an average of 6.5 per carry. Granted that was against a lost Kansas City team and a not so good Raiders team. The Pats have the 11th best rushing defense in the league currently, while KC is 25th and Oakland is 27th.
  • Ryan Fitzpatrick vs Pats secondary
    • Sergio Brown, Josh Barrett, James Ihedigbo, and Ross Ventrone are our safeties… Yeah, not a very good group with Chung out. McCourty can handle Stevie Johnson though, but yards after the catch was a big thing in the San Diego game and with these safeties…

Questions:

  • Will Devin McCourty show up?
  • Is Fred Jackson going to be contained?
  • How will the Pats depleted secondary handle the red hot Ryan Fitzpatrick?
  • With Aaron Hernandez out, will Ochocinco have a big game?
  • How many times will the Patriots bring the blitz?

Predictions:

  • Brady lights up the Bills secondary
  • Ryan Fitzpatrick and Fred Jackson will wreck havoc in the 2rd half
  • Its going to be a head banging, high scoring game
  • Patriots 35, Bills 31
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