By Tiffany Williams –
Thursday night in Foxboro, it was a nice brisk New England night for 65,878 fans at Gillette Stadium. But it was unfortunately not the outcome that New England fans hoped for with the Patriots losing 24-10 against the Buffalo Bills.
Thursday night’s victory for Buffalo over New England was their third-straight over the Patriots. The Bills have also now won five of the last six meetings against New England and improve to 9-3 on the year.
In the first quarter with 8:02 on the clock, Tyler Bass Made a 48 yard field goal and with just 4:46 remaining on the clock, Mac Jones connected with Marcus Jones Pass for the passing touchdown of the game. The point after attempt by Nick Folk Made was good. At the end of the first it was a 3-7, Patriots lead.
In the second quarter, Josh Allen had two passing touchdowns, connecting first with Stefon Diggs and then connecting with Gabe Davis. Both times the point after attempt was good. At the end of the second quarter this was a 17-7, Buffalo game.
In the fourth quarter Devin Singletary made a 1 yard rushing touchdown for Buffalo and the point after attempt was good. Nick Folk made a 39 yard field goal. At the end of the fourth quarter it was a 24-10 game with Buffalo walking away from this one with the W.
New England was limited to 242 total yards and 4.7 yards per play.
David Andrews, at the podium following Thursday night’s game said it best “We didn’t execute.” Rhamondre Stevenson at the podium following Thursday night’s game said “We need to work on finishing our drives.”
The Patriots, now 6-6 on the year and 4th in the AFC East, will have extra rest over the next week as they prepare for a road game on December 12, in Glendale, AZ against the Arizona Cardinals at State Farm Stadium. The Cardinals are 4-8 on the year and 1-6 on the year at home.