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Patriots vs Bills NFL Week 6 Capsule

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

SERIES

PATRIOTS BILLS
SERIES LEADER 65-41-1
STREAKS 20 of past 21
COACHES VS. OPP. Belichick: 25-4 Marrone: 0-2
LAST WEEK W 43-17 vs. Bengals W 17-14 at Lions
LAST GAME 12/29/13: Bills 20 at Patriots 34. New England RB LeGarrette Blount rushes for 189 yards & 2 TDs, including 36-yarder. Patriots RB Shane Vereen catches 3 passes for 42 yards & TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/8/13: Patriots 23, Bills 21. New England WR Julian Edelman catches 7 passes for 79 yards & 2 TDs. Patriots RB Shane Vereen adds 104 rushing yards.
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 85 (NE), 135 (Buf.). XM: 85 (NE), 225 (Buf.).

STATS

PASSING Brady: 104-172-1083-6-2-85.5 Orton: 30-43-308-1-1-88.1
RUSHING Ridley: 84-317-3.8-2 Spiller: 62-215-3.5-0
RECEIVING Edelman: 31 (T3C)-318-10.3-1 Jackson (RB): 26-228-8.8-1
OFFENSE 339.8 325.2
TAKE/GIVE +6 (T1L) +6 (T1L)
DEFENSE 316.2 (2C) 322.8
SACKS Cha. Jones: 2.5 Dareus: 5 (T3L)
INTs 6 tied: 1 McKelvin: 2 (T1C)
PUNTING Allen: 46.1 Schmidt: 43.0
KICKING Gostkowski: 51 (1L) (12/12 PAT; 13/13 FG) Carpenter: 46 (7/7 PAT; 13/15 FG)

NOTES

PATRIOTS: Last week, QB TOM BRADY passed for 292 yards & 2 TDs, becoming 6th player in NFL history with 50,000 career passing yards (50,232). Has 22-2 (.917) career record vs. Buf., passing for 5,817 yards & 54 TDs vs. 19 INTs for 100.1 rating…RB STEVAN RIDLEY led team with 113 rush yards & TD last week. Since 2012, ranks 1st in AFC with 21 rush TDs. Averages 4.4 yards/att. (2,794 yards, 639 att.), highest avg. in club history (min. 500 att.). RB SHANE VEREEN rushed for career-high 101 yards on 14 att. (7.2 avg.) vs. Bills on 9/8/13…WR JULIAN EDELMAN aims for 12th in row with 4+ catches. TE ROB GRONKOWSKI had season-high 100 rec. yards on 6 catches (16.7 avg.) & TD vs. Cin. Has TD catch in 8 of past 10. Last week, TE TIM WRIGHT had 5 catches for 85 yards & TD, 1st since joining NE…Defense is tied for 1st in AFC with 6 INTs…DT CHRIS JONES has 1.5 sacks in past 2. LB JEROD MAYO leads team with 48 tackles, including team-high 8 last week. In 10 career games vs. Buf., CB DARRELLE REVIS has 5 INTs, 2 sacks, 2 FF & FR… BILLS: Last week in Bills debut, QB KYLE ORTON completed 30 of 43 passes (69.8 pct.) with 308 yards & 1 TD for 88.1 rating. In only career meeting (10/11/09 with Den.), completed 35 of 48 passes (72.9 pct.) for 330 yards & 2 TDs for 96.7 rating…RB C.J. SPILLER had 133 scrimmage yards in last meeting (105 rush, 28 rec.). RB FRED JACKSON (28) needs 2 rush TDs to surpass WRAY CARLTON (29) for 4th in club history. Led team with 107 scrimmage yards last week (49 rush, 58 rec.). Has 4 rush TDs in past 5 vs. NE…WR SAMMY WATKINS (No. 4 overall) had 8 rec. for 87 yards vs. Det. & leads AFC rookies in catches (24) & yards (284) with 2 TDs…Defense is tied for 1st in AFC with 6 INTs…DT MARCELL DAREUS has 5 sacks in past 3, including career-high 3 last week. Since joining NFL in 2011, ranks 2nd among DTs with 23.5 sacks (GENO ATKINS). Rookie LB PRESTON BROWN (Rd. 3, No. 73 overall) leads team with 43 tackles.


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