The Buffalo Bills are coming into Foxborough energized from a win last week against the Carolina Panthers that saw an electric performance on offense and an on-brand defensive effort.
Buffalo played with a competitive fire they’ll need to win out the final few games of the regular season and make the playoffs.
At home against Carolina, the Bills looked a lot more like the team that won four straight games early in the season, and less like the one that had lost their two previous outings.
One of those contests was against none other than this week’s opponent, their AFC rival New England Patriots.
With Josh Allen and company dialed into what they need to do in order to charge into the postseason, and with the Patriots standing in their way, the matchup has even greater implications.
So with the AFC East title up for grabs, here are three keys to a win for the Bills (8-6) against the Patriots (9-5):