Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots Tickets
About Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots
The Buffalo Bills and the New England Patriots played their first game against each other on September 23, 1960. Being in the same division of the American Football Conference, the two teams play two scheduled games each season.
Even though their rivalry is not as big as some of the classic matchups in the NFL, their head to head results paint an intense picture.
Let’s take a look at how this rivalry has played out over the years, and what have been some of the most noteworthy moments between the two teams.
Notable Moments - Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots
September 26, 2010 - This game was memorable for various reasons. For the Patriots, it was their 400th win for the franchise. It was the highest scoring game in the series (38-30, in favor of the Patriots). This game was also the first start of the season for former backup quarterback for the Bills, Ritz Fitzpatrick. In addition to all this, Randy Moss caught two touchdowns in this game – these touchdowns would eventually turn out to be his last with the Patriots.
Down to the last minute - Among the many intense games between these teams, the one played on September 14, 2009, stands out. The Bills had managed to get an 11 point lead against the Patriots. A little more than 2 minutes remained on the clock on this opening night at the Gillette Stadium. With not much hope left, the Patriots surprised everyone as they scored a touchdown with 2:06 left on the clock. A kickoff ensued, the Bills fumbled, and the Patriots recovered to set up the winning touchdown in the final minute of the game – and the Patriots won the game 25-24.
Head to Head Records - Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots
To get a better picture of these two teams against each other, let’s take a look at some numbers. The following statistics are for the Buffalo Bills against the New England Patriots.
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As for the postseason records, the two teams have met once. The 1963 Divisional playoff game was on by the New England Patriots (26-8).
The Legends behind the Buffalo Bills and the New England Patriots
Both teams have been home to some of the greatest football players of all time. Let’s take a look at some of these legends.
From the Buffalo Bills, Jim Kelly is a name that stands out. The quarterback played for the Bills between 1986 and 1996. During this time, he won a 5 time Pro Bowl pick. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002.
Another Buffalo Bills player who made huge contributions to the team is Thurman Thomas. He played with the Bills from 1988-1999. During this time, he had 5 Pro Bowl picks, was named the NFL Most Valuable Player and the NFL Offensive Player of the Year in 1991.
Another name from the Bills’ roster that nearly everyone has heard of is O.J. Simpson. Nicknamed The Juice, Simpson was a running back with the Buffalo Bills from 1969 till 1977. During this time, he was named the NFL Most Valuable Player of the Year in 1973.
On the other hand, the New England Patriots also have had a number of great players. These include Tedy Bruschi, who played his entire professional career with the Patriots. During this time, he won three Super Bowls and was a two-time All-Pro selection in 2003 and 2004.
Another great player for the Patriots is Quarterback Tom Brady. He was drafted in 2000 and has remained with them since. In the 15 years since starting, he has helped the Patriots to seven Super Bowl appearances, the most for any player in the history of NFL.
Then there is the tight end Rob Gronkowski, who joined the Patriots in 2010 and is still playing for them. He has been a two time Super Bowl Champion, and has achieved four Pro Bowl picks along with four time First Team All-Pro selections.
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