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Matchup Rating: 67.8 | Expansion: BUF -7.0 (46)
important point: Gunner Orchesky He leads the NFL with an average punt return of 19.1 yards (16 returns, 305 yards). If he keeps pace, it will be the highest return average in Patriots history. Only seven players in NFL history have an average return of at least 20 yards per season (minimum 12 returns). It will also be the Patriots’ first game, although it has already been removed from the playoffs since the 2000 season finale. -Mike Rice
Bold prediction: Isn’t it enough to predict Bills’ victory at Foxborough?With this overwhelming victory, Buffalo Josh Allen When Bills completes his first sweep of the AFC East Champions since 1999, he will exceed a passing score of 400 yards. –Marcel Louis-Jacques
Statistics you need to know: New England lost to its division’s opponents twice in the regular season in 2000 (Dolphins and Jets swept Pat). According to Elias, the Patriots’ 19-season streak has been much longer since the 1970 merger (next longest: 11 consecutive seasons).
Playoff / Draft Image: Bills won the AFC East title last week and the FPI gives them a 68.1% chance of winning three seeds in the playoffs. The Patriots are expected to be ranked 15th overall in the 2021 draft.
What you need to know for fantasy: Stephen Digs‘15.2 points at the first meeting doesn’t seem to be a problem with the box score, was that his upper limit at this location? With a total of 118 plays in the game (lowest in this season’s Bills game), Diggs targeted an unsustainable 50% of his route. See the ranking for the 16th week..
Bet the nugget: New England is 22-11 ATS as a weaker than the field goal under Bill Belichick (including the playoffs) and 10-3 ATS as a weaker with at least 7 points. read more..
Louis-Jacques Recommendations: Bills 27, Patriots 7
Lease selection: Bills 27, Patriots 17
FPI Prediction: BUF, 58.5% (average 2.9 points)
Matchup Must Read: Bills dominating the third quarter after a close call early in the season … Patriots QB Cam Newton “I still have a lot of football left,” he says … Bills passes Broncos on their way to the first AFC East Championship since 1995
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Josh Allen and Buffalo Bills are in a position to wipe out the New England Patriots-NFL Nation
https://www.espn.com/blog/nflnation/post/_/id/313152/josh-allen-buffalo-bills-in-position-to-sweep-eliminated-new-england-patriots Josh Allen and Buffalo Bills are in a position to wipe out the New England Patriots-NFL Nation