With the AFC east locked up for the Buffalo Bills they looked to finish the last 2 games of the season with wins to finish the regular season. They brought it with a dominant performance against the New England Patriots in a score of 38-9.
For the first time since 1999 the Buffalo Bills have swept the Patriots and they were able to do it in all 3 phases of football. On offense quarterback Josh Allen had a spectacular throwing for 320 passing yards and 4 touchdowns and he broke the Bills passing touchdown record that was held by former Bills quarterback Jim Kelly. Receiver Stefon Diggs was unstoppable as he was targeted 11 times and caught 9 passes for 145 yards and 3 touchdowns. The Patriots defense had no answer for the passing game by the Bills. The Bills controlled time of possession 39:41 to Patriots 20:19 they were able to cash it in on offense.
On Defense they limited the Patriots passing as both Patriots quarterbacks Cam Newton and Jarrett Stidham combined for 9/21 for 56 yards and no touchdowns. On the first drive by the Patriots a costly drop by Damiere Byrd killed any momentum the Patriots had for the rest of the game. They could not get anything going for the passing game as they relied heavily on the run game as the Patriots rushed for 145 yards for a touchdown.
In their second drive by the Bills they were not afraid to go for it on fourth down. They showed confidence in their special teams as they went for a fake punt pass to get the first down. As the Bills were able to 3-3 times on fourth down.
This game was a dominant performance by the Bills. The Bills look to end the season against the Miami Dolphins this Sunday at 1pm.
By E.J. Bryan of Spotlight Sports Network