Can the Bills avoid an upset? 5 key players who must step up in Week 17

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The Buffalo Bills will host against the New England Patriots in Week 17 and will look to avoid a sweep against them as they lost to this Patriots team back in Week 7. The Bills' offense was once again stagnant for most of that game with Ken Dorsey as OC. However, what was even more embarrassing was Mac Jones's fantastic performance against the Bills' defense, including his game-winning touchdown pass to defeat the Bills 29-25.

The Bills team will look at this game as a revenge game and try to gameplan against a different Patriots offense as Mac Jones won't be the man under center in the Patriots offense, rather Bailey Zappe will be the one taking snaps. The Patriots are also coming off a big win against the Broncos, to which they will have some momentum rolling. However, this time they will also be facing the Bills Mafia crowd, which is never an easy task.

The Bills also have some momentum rolling as they have a three-win streak. However, the win last week wasn't a pretty one, and there are still some mistakes that players have to correct if they want to be successful moving forward. Other players just underperformed and were not a huge factor in the Chargers' game at all, and they will need to step up in this upcoming game against the Patriots.