The rollercoaster season continues for the Buffalo Bills as they lose to the New England Patriots by a final score of 14-10. While the Patriots are one of the better teams in the league, there is something to be said about how the Bills lost.
The Patriots entered this game electing to abandon the pass almost entirely due to the weather as rookie Mac Jones only threw three passes, completing two of them. Instead, the Patriots ran the ball 46 times for 222 rushing yards and the Bills defense seemingly didn’t have an answer regardless of how many defenders they had in the box.
For the offense, they entered this game with a similar game plan but the execution was not the same and the Bills run game didn’t do much of anything with only 99 rushing yards on 25 carries. It wasn’t until Brian Daboll had no choice but to throw with Josh Allen that the offense found some momentum until they reached the red zone, where they would stall out.
This week’s report card is not pretty but there are a few players that stood out that deserve some recognition.