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How to watch New England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills: Live stream, TV channel, kickoff time for Saturday night’s Wild Card playoff game

Saturday, January 15th, 2022

The AFC East rival New England Patriots and Buffalo Bills are set to face off on Saturday night in the second game of the NFL’s Super Wild Card Weekend. It is the first playoff meeting between the two franchises in the Super Bowl era. The only previous postseason matchup was an AFL divisional round game

Texans confirm they interviewed former Dolphins coach Brian Flores for head coaching position

Friday, January 14th, 2022

The team confirmed Friday that they interviewed Brian Flores for the position, just a day after announcing they'd fired rookie head coach David Culley. Flores spent his last three seasons as the head coach of the Miami Dolphins before being let go at the end of the season. The team finished the season at 9-8 after a horrible 1-7 start.

Bills’ DE Hughes primed for ‘slobber-knocker’ against Pats

Friday, January 14th, 2022

If this is the end of the line for Jerry Hughes’ career, the Buffalo Bills defensive end is primed for the playoffs. Whether it’s facing the rival New England Patriots for a third time in seven weeks or the prospect of playing in potentially sub-zero temperatures on Saturday night, the 12th-year veteran is eager to take both head on. “Spend some time outside, take off your pants, get in some shorts and enjoy that weather, really embrace it,” Hughes said of preparing for what could be the coldest game in Bills' history.

PlayAction: Can Patriots squeeze more big plays out of passing game?

Friday, January 14th, 2022

The Pats’ ability to get chunk plays is attributable to a bunch of factors. Defenses tend to gang up on the Pats’ power ground game, which opens up the pass. Jones has superb accuracy, hitting receivers in stride on in-breaking routes and giving them more yards-after-catch opportunity.

Buffalo prepares for a record-cold playoff game against New England

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

The Buffalo Bills are taking on two opponents on Saturday: the New England Patriots and Mother Nature. Record-breaking temperatures are expected for Saturday night's AFC wild card game. Single digits are expected for kickoff, and those temperatures could drop even more during the prime-time game, not to mention wind chill values at or below zero.

Did Brian Flores Tell Tua Tagovailoa Miami Should’ve Drafted Mac Jones?

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

Brian Flores wished he had Mac Jones as his Miami Dolphins quarterback rather than Tua Tagovailoa, according to one former New England Patriots executive. Michael Lombardi, who worked for the Patriots in 2014 and 2015 and alongside Bill Belichick in Cleveland in the 1990s, said Thursday on his “GM Shuffle” podcast that Flores directly told Tagovailoa this season that he preferred Jones. The Dolphins fired Flores on Monday.

Jalen Mills’ COVID status presents major problem at cornerback for Patriots

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

Since Stephon Gilmore was traded early in the season, New England's depth at cornerback has been less than adequate.

Bills+ E-newspaper to publish day after NFL playoff game against Patriots

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

Bills+ will include multiple online newspaper pages Sunday recounting what occurred in the playoff game against New England the night before.

Sean McDermott’s Shocking Decision For Josh Allen, Bills Ahead Of Matchup Vs. Patriots

Wednesday, January 12th, 2022

The Buffalo Bills are looking to survive another day as they face the New England Patriots on Saturday in the AFC Wild Card game. Josh Allen and company will play on the road, where they had a 5-3 record in the regular season. But facing the Patriots at Gillette Stadium poses an entirely different challenge.

Patriots fully behind rookie QB Jones heading into playoffs

Wednesday, January 12th, 2022

Throughout his first NFL season, Mac Jones has been a walking billboard for “The Patriot Way” — keeping his head down, working hard and trying only to do what’s asked of him to avoid self-inflicted mistakes. It has brought successes, such as him leading all rookie quarterbacks this season in wins (10), yards passing (3,801) and touchdown passes (22). For Jones, that has meant enduring a 2-4 start, enjoying the spoils of a seven-game win streak and then struggling through three losses in New England’s final four games to end the regular season.