Tom Brady dominates, and 5 observations from Week 6 loss [1:34 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: 'Bills have no answer for Gronkowski/'
Lesson from Bills: Be ready to be let down [1:31 AM]
Niagara Gazette reports: 'And for the second time, the Bills fell flat on their faces.'
All too familiar outcome Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium [1:30 AM]
Dunkirk Observer reports: 'Of course the Bills (3-3) helped the Patriots (4-2) out in their normal shoot-themselves-in-the-foot kind of way too. You know, turnovers, penalties in crucial parts of the game, inability to sustain drives and unsuccessful offensive and defensive schemes.'
Buffalo Bills Week 6 Report Card [1:29 AM]
Auburn Citizen reports: 'This was the defense's worst performance of the season. The game against the Chargers exposed the Bills' secondary. This game against the Patriots showed once again that the Bills defensive backfield isn't ready for prime-time.'
Leave it Tom Brady to deflate the Bills and their fans -- again [1:28 AM]
Toronto Sun reports: 'But in the second half Brady was spectacular -- his usual Buffalo-killing form -- as the Patriots won 37-22.'
Bills pay for costly mistakes [1:24 AM]
Boston Globe reports: '“If there is anybody that points a finger [other] than at themselves,” growled Williams, who played on a gimpy knee, “they need to get the hell out. They have to point at themselves and ask what they can do better. When you point fingers, that’s a problem.”'
Same old story: The Patriots own the Bills [1:23 AM]
Boston Globe reports: 'It was archetypal Buffalo football against the Patriots. The Bills came into the game tied for first in the NFL in turnover differential at plus-6. They had turned the ball over just four times in their first five games. They surrendered it three times in the first half Sunday.'
As usual, erring Bills do themselves no favors [1:22 AM]
Providence Journal reports: '“It’s always a chess game,” said Marrone, “and you’re playing it against one heck of a player. You’re trying to change things up constantly to keep from giving them the same type of looks. He’s going to be able to exploit it. Hats off that they were able to.”'
Monday's New England Coverage [1:21 AM]
Tom Brady leads Patriots over Bills (Boston Globe)
Tyms, Gronkowski able to stretch the field for Patriots (Boston Globe)
Injuries to Jerod Mayo, Stevan Ridley put damper on Patriots win (Boston Globe)
Patriots’ passing game found its groove vs. Bills (Boston Globe)
Tom Brady credits ‘aggressive’ play calling for victory (Boston Globe)
Bill Belichick says deep threat covered for Patriots’ mistakes (Boston Globe)
Bills pay for costly mistakes (Boston Globe)
Same old story: The Patriots own the Bills (Boston Globe)
Rob Ninkovich makes a sack full of big plays (Boston Globe)
Fox fumbled its priorities in AFC debut (Boston Globe)
Photo gallery (Boston Globe)
Injuries fail to derail Patriots’ climb to 1st place in AFC East (Boston Herald)
Sack trifecta for Rob Ninkovich (Boston Herald)
Tom Brady back to his old self (Boston Herald)
Classic Rob Gronkowski returns (Boston Herald)
A pound of flesh taken (Boston Herald)
Jerod Mayo inspires defense (Boston Herald)
Brian Tyms comes up big for Patriots (Boston Herald)
The best and worst of yesterday’s game against the Bills (Boston Herald)
Photo gallery (Boston Herald)
Instant analysis: New England Patriots knock off Buffalo Bills, 37-22 (Springfield Republican)
A 'special meeting' for the New England Patriots offense and the addition of Brian Tyms helped spark 37-22 win over Buffalo Bills (Springfield Republican)
Sammy Watkins locked down by Darrelle Revis in New England's win at Buffalo (Springfield Republican)
Report: Fear is Stevan Ridley has torn ACL (Springfield Republican)
New England Patriots react to Jerod Mayo, Stevan Ridley injuries (Springfield Republican)
Bill Belichick and the 'stupid' microphone at the postgame press conference in Buffalo (Springfield Republican)
By the numbers (Springfield Republican)
Brady throws for 4 TDs as Patriots beat Bills, 37-22 (Providence Journal)
Brian Tyms makes the most of his Patriots’ debut (Providence Journal)
Thanks to Gronk, Patriots fans can exhale (Providence Journal)
As usual, erring Bills do themselves no favors (Providence Journal)
Patriots show heart of a winner (Providence Journal)
Patriots lose Jerod Mayo, Stevan Ridley and Dan Connolly to injuries Sunday (Providence Journal)
Despite injuries, Patriots step up, defeat Buffalo Bills, claim first place in AFC East (Attleboro Sun Chronicle)
Step forward for Pats; giant leap back for Bills, AFC East (Lawrence Eagle Tribune)
Two-Minute Drill (Lawrence Eagle Tribune)
The story remains the same when Pats, Bills meet (Metro West Daily News)
Aggressive behavior pays off for Pats (Manchester Union Leader)
5 Things We Learned from Sunday's Patriots victory (New Bedford Standard Times)
Pats' Belichick concerned about Mayo's knee injury (AP)
Ridley, Mayo suffer knee injuries in Pats' win (The Sports Network)
Patriots LB Mayo ruled out with knee injury (The Sports Xchange)
Patriots’ Stranglehold Atop AFC East Won’t Be Broken In 2014 (NESN)
Brandon LaFell, Brian Tyms Proving Patriots’ Offense Isn’t Impossible To Grasp (NESN)
Darrelle Revis: Patriots Told Jerod Mayo They Would Win For Him (NESN)
Having Effective Running Game Will Go Long Way In Battle For AFC East (NESN)
Report: Patriots Fear Stevan Ridley Tore ACL; MRI Coming Monday (NESN)
Brian Tyms, Tom Brady Highlight Patriots’ Stars In 37-22 Win Over Bills (NESN)
Brady leads Patriots to 37-22 win over Bills (CSN New England)
Mayo injury a mega-loss for Patriots (CSN New England)
Can Bolden replace Ridley? (CSN New England)
Brady on Gronkowski: 'Oh yeah -- he's back' (CSN New England)
Brady turns in best game of season vs. Bills (CSN New England)
Belichick: Thank God we had Collins today (CSN New England)
Tyms gives Patriots vertical threat they've missed (CSN New England)
Revis limits Watkins to two catches for 27 yards (CSN New England)
Sources: Brady's ankle injury 'significant' (CSN New England)
On a day of injuries, Mayo's and Ridley's appear serious (CSN New England)
Patriots quickly turn page to Jets game Thursday (CSN New England)
Curran's Patriots-Bills preview review (CSN New England)
Best and worst (CSN New England)
Four Ups, Four Downs From Patriots’ 37-22 Win Over Bills (WBZ-AM)
Report: Patriots Fear Stevan Ridley Suffered Torn ACL (WBZ-AM)
Party time (WEEI-FM)
Why these Patriots are tough enough to handle (almost) anything (WEEI-FM)
Test time (WEEI-FM)
Rob Gronkowski: ‘Everyone was clicking on all cylinders’ (WEEI-FM)
What we learned (WEEI-FM)
Report: Stevan Ridley to have MRI Monday on right knee (WEEI-FM)
Sammy Watkins on Darrelle Revis: ‘He got balls to come up and press every play’ (WEEI-FM)
Patriots lose Stevan Ridley, Dan Connolly, Jerod Mayo to injuries (WEEI-FM)
Patriots take care of business in Buffalo (Patriots.com)
New England showed 'mental toughness' (Patriots.com)
Random Thoughts (Patriots.com)
Tom Brady improved 23-2 record against the Buffalo Bills (Patriots.com)
Bill Belichick Postgame Transcript (Patriots.com)
Tom Brady Transcript (Patriots.com)
Postgame Quotes (Patriots.com)
'Revis Island' demonstrates value in Patriots romp of Bills [1:20 AM]
USA Today reports: '"I expect them to throw at me, because I'm on one of their best receivers, the No. 1 guy they have," Revis said. "They're not going to leave him out of the game plan."'
Brady leads Patriots to 37-22 win over Bills [1:19 AM]
AP reports: 'Brandon LaFell had two touchdown catches, including a 56-yarder, and the Patriots' defense forced three turnovers that resulted in 13 points in the second quarter. Brady finished 26 of 36 for 352 yards to spoil the Bills' first game under new owners Terry and Kim Pegula, who completed their purchase of the franchise this week.'
Bills' Pegula era opens with 37-22 loss to Pats [1:18 AM]
AP reports: 'The Patriots capitalized on all three Buffalo turnovers in the second quarter.'
Bills list Aaron Williams inactive Vs. Patriots [1:17 AM]
AP reports: 'The Bills made a surprise move by listing receiver Mike Williams inactive even though he spent the entire week practicing. The Bills had also discussed increasing Williams' playing time as part of their red-zone offense.'
New England 37, Buffalo 22 [1:16 AM]
The Sports Network reports: 'Kyle Orton completed 24-of-38 passes for 299 yards, two touchdowns and one interception for Buffalo (3-3), which has lost three of four after opening the season 2-0.'
Bills WR Williams a healthy inactive vs. Pats [1:15 AM]
The Sports Network reports: 'He wished his team good luck on Instagram, saying he just wasn't in the top 53 on the roster but "I might make the cut next week."'
Brady throws 4 TDs as Patriots beat Bills [1:14 AM]
The Sports Xchange reports: 'Patriots quarterback Tom Brady passed for 361 yards with four touchdowns and improved to 23-2 against the Bills in his career. It was Brady's 60th career game with more than 300 yards passing.'
Patriots-Bills: What we learned [1:13 AM]
The Sports Xchange reports: 'New ownership may not mean a new era in Buffalo.'
Bills Fall to Patriots 37-22 [1:12 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'The second quarter could not have started any worse for the Bills as Kyle Orton tried to fit a ball in to Scott Chandler over the middle that was intercepted by linebacker Jamie Collins. The Patriots moved swiftly down the field, aided by a pass interference penalty in the end zone, and ended their drive with a one yard pass to Tight End Tim Wright for the touchdown,'
Observations: Patriots 37 - Bills 22 [1:11 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'It was a fear for the Bills as they entered the contest with the Patriots, and that fear was, in fact, a warranted feeling. Tight end Rob Gronkowski did whatever he wanted to on the field against the Bills and ended the afternoon with seven catches for 94 yards.'
Denied [1:10 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'Brady did what Brady has done too many times. 27/37 for 361 yards and 4 TD's. That day makes it hard to imagine the Bills beating New England even without the earlier referred to bad calls by the refs. The Patriots scored on every second half possession until it was time to kneel it out at the end.'
It wasn't Pegula Day, it was Groundhog Day for the Bills [1:09 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'While coverage or lack thereof was the main culprit, the lack of a pass rush is partly to blame. I thought the biggest edge the Bills would have would be their defensive line against a shaky Pats offensive line. By the way, that Pats line went into the game down one starter and lost another in the first half. Brady had a clean pocket too often and I think he wasn't even hit until Manny Lawson got to him early second quarter.'
The Bills lose a chance to become relevant [1:08 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'It was supposed to be the game that made them 4-2 and made them relevant for the first time in 14 years. Instead, it was the game that showed us not much has changed.'
Immediate Reactions: New England Patriots 37, Buffalo Bills 22 [1:07 AM]
NickMendola.com reports: 'But after watching CJ Spiller work his way through another uninspiring performance that reeked of “Let’s make it through the season healthy”, I can’t help but admit that I’m grasping at straws. The worst and least logical thoughts are running through my head: can Spiller get the Bills a pick back? Is there a quarterback on the market before next week’s trade deadline? Is anyone listening?'
Patriots Ruin Pegula's Debut 37-22 [1:06 AM]
Bills Daily reports: 'It may be a new era with a new owner but until they can find a way to beat the Patriots it is the same old Bills. Until they can knock off the top dog in the division a changing of the guard is just a pipe dream. A disappointing end to a great week of celebrations off the field. The team has a bright future off the field with the Pegulas taking over but they have no magic wand to erase 14 years of losing after another deflating loss to the big bullies from Boston.'
Defense Disappoints In Second Half Collapse [1:05 AM]
Bills Daily reports: 'Kyle Orton Had good stats going 24 of 38 for 299 yards and two touchdowns but his fumble and interception led to 10 Patriot points. Grade B: Not the main reason for the loss.'
Turnovers, penalties help Pats in 37-22 win over Bills [1:04 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'Penalties at inopportune times however, helped to extend New England drives, and Tom Brady took advantage. The Patriots scored on their first three second half possessions tallying a pair of touchdowns and a field goal to put themselves up 30-14 with eight minutes remaining. It proved to be too much to overcome.'
What they're saying: Quotes from inside the Bills locker room [1:03 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“Yeah, I made a bad decision with the football on the interception. Then, you know, a sack-fumble. And then trying to basically run out the clock at the end of the half and then an unfortunate fumble. We have to address those, I have to better with the football and play a mistake free game and not come away with any interceptions.”'
The dawn of a new day for the Bills [1:59 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '“I’m excited for the people, the fans, the organization, the region,” Bills coach Doug Marrone said. “I’ve never looked at our fans as needing something to be electric, even as far as when I’ve been an opponent in this stadium. But to say it’s going up a notch, obviously, I have to recognize that.'
A fading dynasty? Let the debate begin [1:58 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Which brings us to today. New England visits Ralph Wilson Stadium at 3-2 — same record as its host. Bills fans definitely want to believe the demise of the Patriots’ dynasty is at hand, but I’m not buying.'
Five-Star Scouting Report [1:57 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Patriots 27, Bills 20.'
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