So it’s that time of year once again. The time of year where Buffalo plays the Patriots with the season on the line. The time of the year where the Bills go into New England with the Patriots coming off their Bye week. Don’t expect much Bills fans, because it isn’t going to be pretty. Not only has New England owned the Bills since 2003, but Buffalo usually takes a shellacking when its the second game of the season against the Patriots and when New England gets two weeks to prepare for the Bills. Last year in the second game it was Patriots 49 – Bills 21. In 2010 in the second game it was 34-3. Do you sense a pattern here?
Player to watch out for: RB CJ Spiller
It has been said over and over again, CJ Spiller is a home run hitter, yet doesn’t get enough touches to hit the elusive home run. The Bills need to find a way to get the ball in his hands so magic can happen. Spiller has 562 rushing yards, an amazing 7.2 yards rushing per carry with 4 touchdowns, yet he only had 6 rushing attempts last weekend. GET HIM THE BALL COACH! Hopefully Chan Gailey will figure out how to get him the ball this week because New England’s defense gives up more big plays than any other defense in the league.
What Needs to Happen This Week:
It’s very simple what needs to happen this week. No more watching what’s going on around the league, because if the Bills don’t win on Sunday its over. It doesn’t matter how much easier their schedule is down the stretch, the hole will be too big to climb out of. All those big name free agent signing won’t mean jack if we’re sitting here at the end of the season saying “that guy only earned us 1 extra win?”
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