When is it a good time to face the Patriots? After they have dropped under .500 for the first time in a decade or after they start undefeated? For Bills fans it’s simple… it’s never a good time to face the Patriots. They’ve had Buffalo’s number for the better part of nine seasons but beating the Pats last year in week three gives me confidence that they can win on Sunday.
Why the Bills Will Win?
Momentum will play a big part on Sunday. Buffalo goes in after winning their last two and New England losing their last two. I figure the Patriots will go into the Ralph playing a little angry and creating some big mistakes, leaving the Bills with good field position to score some easy points against a very young defense. I was at the game last year and the crowd was insane! This should play a big factor and will throw Brady off his game which it did last year when he threw four interceptions. I also expect our Buffalo defense, with ex Patriots Mark Anderson, ready to put Brady on the ground.
Jackson, Spiller or Choice… does it matter?
It is still up in the air who will be in the back field for Buffalo, but does it matter? I’m thinking I could suit up and gain at least 90 yards with Buffalo’s amazing offensive line creating the holes they are. Jackson practiced Wednesday with a brace and says he is 75 percent sure that he will be on the field. Spiller, on the other hand, is unlikely to start but refuses to rule himself out, stating “It’s too early right now to really give a direct answer on whether I’ll be out there or not. If I feel I can go out there and give my team everything I’ve got at a high level that I was doing before I got injured then of course I will (play). But I’m not going to do anything that’s going to hurt me or this team trying to go out there and play at not 100 percent. We’ll see how it goes.”
I do not expect a cake walk by Buffalo but I expect a win. Just follow the recipe Arizona and Baltimore wrote on beating the Pats and multiply it by two! This is a huge game for Buff, not only will they still be in first place but New England would be 2 games back. Bills 21-17!
I was lucky enough in week 1 to listen to WGR 550 in Buffalo on a 7 hour drive back home to catch the home opener. During their broadcast we were lucky enough to catch Nick Mendola and the Buffalo Bills weekly rap. It’s now been a tradition in this house and now want to share it with my readers. So here is week 4 rap… ENJOY! BA BA BA BILLS!!
- It’s no secret I hate the Patriots, but Belichick getting fined 50 large for touching the ref was a joke.
- Brady has been sacked seven times. Easy pickings for Mario Williams!
- Bills rookie punter Shawn Powell makes his debut.
- Ex Bill Brian Moorman signed with Dallas. I don’t hate him just yet, but I’ll always hate the Cowboys!
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Written by Norm Duhamel