Buffalo Bills: 5 keys to victory against Patriots in Week 7

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3.) Limit Kendrick Bourne and Hunter Henry

New England’s top two targets for Mac Jones, Kendrick Bourne and tight end Hunter Henry currently lead the Patriots in targets, receiving yards and touchdowns. Both have two touchdowns each, but Bourne has 16 more receptions and 124 more receiving yards.

While Bourne plays well outside of the numbers, Henry plays in the middle of the field that will be tasked to someone like Terrel Bernard or even Dorian Williams. Much like being able to stop the run, the Bills will need to take away one if not both of Jones’ two favorite targets.

With the Bills’ secondary still trying to recover from the injury to cornerback Tre’Davious White, corners like Christian Benford and the struggling Kaiir Elam will have to step up against a receiving core that has trouble getting separation this season.

Another way to limit Bourne and Henry is by getting to Jones in the pocket and not allowing any passes down the field to these two wideouts.