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By SI Wire
October 08, 2014

New England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills

First place in the AFC East will be on the line on Sunday when the Patriots meet the Bills. The game will be broadcast on Fox instead of CBS, the first game to be “cross-flexed” under the NFL’s TV contract. The Patriots (3-2) are 1-2 on the road and are coming off a big 43-17 win over Cincinnati at home last Sunday night. Buffalo (3-2) came back from 14-0 down to win at Detroit in Week 6.

How to Watch

Details for Sunday’s game are below:

Kickoff: 1:00 p.m. ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.

TV coverage: Fox

Radio: For a list of Bills affiliates, click here. For a list of Patriots affiliates, click here

Season Recap


Week 5: Patriots 43, Bengals 17

The Patriots won the game against the league's last unbeaten team by a score of 43-17. New England forced three turnovers and piled up 505 yards of total offense. Tom Brady threw for 292 yards, surpassing the 50,000-yard mark and becoming the quarterback with the sixth-most career passing yards. 

Week 4: Chiefs 41, Patriots 14

The Patriots turned the ball over three times, including two interceptions. They failed to score in the first half and were down by as many as 34 points after Husain Abdullah picked off Tom Brady and returned it for a touchdown to make it 41-7. Jimmy Garoppolo made his NFL debut for New England and was 6-for-7 for 70 yards and a touchdown.

Week 3: Patriots 16, Raiders 9

New England sealed the win when Vince Wilfork intercepted a Derek Carr pass with 51 seconds to go. Julian Edelman made 10 catches for 84 yards.The teams combined to convert just one of six red-zone opportunities; the Patriots were 1-for-4.

Week 2: Patriots 30, Vikings 7

Dont’a Hightower and Chandler Jones had two sacks each as New England registered six sacks on the day. Jones also scored on a 58-yard return of a blocked field goal with nine seconds left in the first half to put the Patriots up 24-7. Stevan Ridley rushed for 101 yards and a touchdown on 25 carries.

Week 1: Dolphins 33, Patriots 20

Despite leading 20-10 at halftime, the Patriots lost their opener for the first time since 2003. New England failed to put any points on the board in the second half while Miami came from behind to score 23. Tom Brady lost two fumbles in the game. Rob Gronkowski caught a 6-yard touchdown pass in his return from knee and forearm injuries.


Week 5: Bills 17, Lions 14

After missing a 50-yard attempt in the third quarter, Dan Carpenter won it for Buffalo on a 58-yard field goal with four seconds left. Kyle Orton made his first start for the Bills and threw for 308 yards and a touchdown, with one interception. Marcell Dareus logged three of Buffalo’s six quarterback sacks while Jerry Hughes had two.

Week 4: Texans 23, Bills 17

Buffalo led 10-0 less than 10 minutes into the game before Houston scored 20 unanswered points. Mike Williams had two catches for 84 yards, including an 80-yard touchdown grab in the fourth quarter that cut the deficit to 20-17. Marcell Dareus had three tackles for loss.

Week 3: Chargers 22, Bills 10

Buffalo was flagged for 11 penalties for 110 yards in their first loss of the season. EJ Manuel threw for 238 yards and a touchdown, but he also cost the Bills a safety in the fourth quarter when he was called for intentional grounding in the end zone. Fred Jackson had eight catches for 78 yards and Buffalo’s only touchdown.

Week 2: Bills 29, Dolphins 10

Buffalo won their home opener against AFC East rival Miami 29-10. C.J. Spiller returned a kickoff 102 yards for a score after Miami had cut Buffalo’s lead to 9-3 in the second quarter. Dan Carpenter was 5-for-5 on field goals, and rookie Sammy Watkins caught eight passes for 117 yards and a touchdown.

Week 1: Bills 23, Bears 20, OT

Dan Carpenter ended the game with a 27-yard field goal in overtime. Carpenter made a 33-yarder with 4:02 left in regulation to give the Bills a 20-17 lead, but Chicago tied it on Robbie Gould’s 37-yard field goal with 30 seconds to go. Fred Jackson rushed for 61 yards on seven carries, including a 38-yard run to set up Carpenter's game-winning field goal.

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