New England Patriots 33,
Buffalo Bills 6


Buffalo
0
0
0
6
-- 6
New England
10
6
17
0
-- 33

First Quarter
NE--B.Coates 20 pass from D.Bledsoe (A.Vinatieri kick), 5:39.
NE--FG A.Vinatieri 20, 9:38.
Second Quarter
NE--FG A.Vinatieri 23, 1:40.
NE--FG A.Vinatieri 41, 5:41.
Third Quarter
NE--FG A.Vinatieri 52, 1:57.
NE--C.Maritn 26 run (A.Vinatieri kick), 4:18.
NE--K.Byars 4 pass from D.Bledsoe (A.Vinatieri kick), 12:24.
Fourth Quarter
Buf--D.Holmes 1 run (conversion failed), 1:01.
A--59,802.

BUF
NE
FIRST DOWNS
13
19
Rushing
7
6
Passing
6
9
Penalty
0
4
3RD-DOWN EFFICIENCY
1-14
4-15
4TH-DOWN EFFICIENCY
1-3
0-2
TOTAL NET YARDS
242
310
Total Plays
62
67
Average Gain
3.9
4.6
NET YARDS RUSHING
94
139
Rushes
18
39
Average per Rush
5.2
3.6
NET YARDS PASSING
148
171
Completed - Attempted
21-41
14-27
Yards per Pass
3.4
6.1
Sacked - Yards Lost
3-16
1-10
Had Intercepted
4
1
PUNTS-AVERAGE
6-41.7
3-48.0
RETURN YARDAGE
175
188
Punt Returns - Yards
2-20
5-54
Kickoff Returns - Yards
8-151
2-61
Int. Returns - Yards
1-4
4-73
PENALTIES-YARDS
11-88
1-10
FUMBLES-LOST
2-0
1-0
TIME OF POSSESSION
26:11
33:49

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING --
BUF: D.Holmes 4-41, T.Thomas 6-24, A.Smith 6-22, B.Hobert 2-7.
NE: C.Martin 22-99, M.Grier 8-24, D.Meggett 2-10, K.Byars 2-4, D.Cullors 1-3, D.Bledsoe 2-1, S.Zolak 2-(-2).
PASSING --
BUF: B.Hobert 17-30-2-133, T.Collins 1-4-0-9, A.Van Pelt 3-7-2-22.
NE: D.Bledsoe 14-27-1-181.
RECEIVING --
BUF: Q.Early 6-59, A.Reed 4-42, A.Smith 3-21, L.Johnson 3-12, D.Holmes 2-14, J.Riemersma 2-11, T.Thomas 1-5..
NE: B.Coates 4-92, T.Glenn 4-50, S.Gash 2-7, S.Jefferson 1-13, V.Brisby 1-11, K.Byars 1-4, C.Martin 1-4., MISSED FIELD GOALS-- Buf: Steve Christie 34.
MISSED FIELD GOALS --
BUF: Steve Christie 34.


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