Bills at Patriots NFL Week Four Capsule

 BUFFALO BILLS (1-2) AT NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (3-0)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

BILLS PATRIOTS
SERIES LEADER   68-42-1
STREAKS   8 of past 9
COACHES VS. OPP. Rex Ryan: 4-11 Bill Belichick: 28-5
LAST WEEK W 33-18 vs. Arizona W 27-0 vs. Houston
LAST GAME 11/23/15: Bills 13 at Patriots 20. New England QB Tom Brady passes for 227 yards & TD. Patriots RB James White records rushing & receiving TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/23/15
REFEREE Pete Morelli
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts, Evan Washburn (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 138 (Buf), 93 (NE). XM: 382 (Buf), 93 (NE).

STATS

PASSING Tyrod Taylor: 47-77-527-3-2-83.6 Jimmy Garoppolo: 42-59-496-4-0-119.0 OR Jacoby Brissett (R): 17-28-195-0-0-81.7
RUSHING LeSean McCoy: 48-227-4.7-3 LeGarrette Blount: 75-298 (1L)-4.0-4 (T1L)
RECEIVING Robert Woods: 11-81-7.4-0 Julian Edelman: 18-180-10.0-0
OFFENSE 283.3 369.3
TAKE/GIVE +5 (T3L) +4
DEFENSE 383.0 361.7
SACKS Lorenzo Alexander, Jerry Hughes: 3 Jabaal Sheard: 2
INTs Stephon Gilmore: 2 (T3L) Jamie Collins: 2 (T3L)
PUNTING Colton Schmidt: 40.6 Ryan Allen: 42.3
KICKING Dan Carpenter: 17 (8/9 PAT; 3/4 FG) Stephen Gostkowski: 27 (9/9 PAT; 6/7 FG)

NOTES

BILLS: QB TYROD TAYLOR has 13 total TDs (11 pass, 2 rush) & 102.1 rating in past 7 starts vs. division. Had TD run last week…RB LE SEAN MC COY rushed for 110 yards & 2 TDs last week. Is only NFL player with 7,000+ rush (7,277) & 2,000+ rec. (2,315) yards since 2010…WR SAMMY WATKINS had 24-yard TD in 9/20/15 meeting. WR MARQUISE GOODWIN has 4 career TD catches & averages 56.5 yards per TD…Defense had 5 sacks & 4 INTs in Week 3. CB STEPHON GILMORE had 2 INTs last week. S AARON WILLIAMS had 53-yard TD last week. LB JERRY HUGHES has 0.5+ sacks in 4 of past 6 meetings. Has 3 sacks in past 3. LB PRESTON BROWN had 20 tackles, FF & FR in 2 meetings vs. NE last year. S COREY GRAHAM recorded 1st career game with both sack & INT last week. LB LORENZO ALEXANDER aims for 3rd in row with sack & FF…PATRIOTS: Have won 21 of past 22 division home games. Incl. playoffs, have won 28 of past 30 at home. Have won 23 of past 25 vs. Buf. & are 14-1 (.933) in past 15 home meetings… QB JIMMY GAROPPOLO is 2-0 as starter & has 119 rating. Rookie QB JACOBY BRISSETT won 1st NFL start last week …RB LE GARRETTE BLOUNT rushed for career-high 189 yards with 2 TDs in 12/29/13 meeting. Rushed for 105 yards & 2 TDs last week…WR JULIAN EDELMAN has 7 rec. TDs in past 11. TE MARTELLUS BENNETT has 273 catches since 2012, 4th most by TE. TE ROB GRONKOWSKI has 10 rec. TDs in 9 meetings. Since 2010, has 65 rec. TDs, most in NFL. In past 15 at home (incl. playoffs), has 15 rec. TDs. WR DANNY AMENDOLA had 9 catches for 117 yards in last meeting…LB JAMIE COLLINS has 3 sacks & 2 INTs in past 4 (incl. playoffs). In past 2 meetings, has 3.5 sacks, 2 FFs & FR. CB MALCOLM BUTLER has 19 PD since 2015. DE JABAAL SHEARD had 2 sacks last week.


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