Buffalo Bills: 5 bold predictions for Week 17 vs. New England Patriots

Buffalo Bills v New England Patriots
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2.) Bills establish the run, gains 100+ total rushing yards

In their past six games, Buffalo has rushed for over 100 yards in each game, averaging 164 yards on the ground per game. Part of controlling the clock is keeping the ball on the ground and making the defense stop it to set up for the pass.

However, this could be difficult for the Bills as the Patriots have only given up 100 rushing yards four times this season (with Week 9 being their last). Since Week 10, the Patriots are only allowing 61 rushing yards per game to their opponents. 

This will be a great matchup to watch with the Bills being able to build up the run game, but the Patriots being able to contain it. The advantage goes to the Bills as they not only have an emergence within James Cook, but also a quarterback who can take off at anytime and make a defense pay the price