The Patriots find themselves in a rock fight at New Era Stadium in Orchard Park, New York, where they hold a 9-3 lead at the half over the Buffalo Bills.
The Bills would receive their offense in the first half from an unlikely source in that of a special teamer and backup quarterback Joe Webb.
The Patriots (10-2) didn't need Brady to be at his best to reach double-digit victories for the 15th straight season.
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RB DION LEWIS: On a first half carry, Lewis broke two tackles at the second level and accelerated to the sideline, where he promptly tossed Buffalo safety Jordan Poyer to the ground with a nasty stiff arm.
But who would have thought that neither of these teams would score a first-half touchdown on Sunday.
The Patriots built a 9-3 lead on Stephen Gostkowski's three field goals in the first half, including a 50-yarder. Burkhead finished a 70-yard drive with a 1-yard touchdown and found the end zone on a 14-yard run up the middle to cap a 78-yard march. Burkhead would finish with over 100-all-purpose yards on the day. Cooks should bounce back in a big way against the Dolphins' nonexistent defense in Week 14.
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Worst call: Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was flagged for an offensive pass interference to start the third quarter when there really wasn't much contact on either side. A highlight reel catch by Gronkowksi as he grabbed a ball over the head of rookie corner Tre White for 30-yards put the Patriots in striking distance. With over 30-all objective yards on the drive to be capped off by a 14-yard rushing touchdown for Burkhead would extend the lead even further in the Patriots favor making it 23-3.
The Bills managed four first downs and 102 yards of offence over their next six possessions before Taylor left the game. Lawson was carted to the locker room in the third quarter with a knee injury.
Perhaps with that game in mind, Brady said Monday on Westwood One Radio, "Going to Buffalo late in the season, it's always a tough place to play".
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