5 early takeaways from the Buffalo Bills Week 17 showdown with the Patriots

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The Bills offense struggles again

The first half was not good for the Bills, scoring only 13 points on the five turnovers forced by Buffalo's defense. Buffalo went into the half up 20 - 14 but it should have been over by that point. The Bills had only 111 yards in the first half. The Patriots had more total yards in the second quarter alone, with 150 yards. It didn't help that the bills had several drops in that first half too.

Buffalo's offense has to get this thing figured out and the up one week and down the next isn't going to work in the playoffs. Josh Allen appeared to not be himself, with underthrows and bad decisions. When Allen plays frustrated, he forces passes downfield that often end up in the hands of the opponent. Case in point, the interception he tossed into double coverage.