Patriots Use Strong Second Half To Crush Bills


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Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(ORCHARD PARK, N.Y,) –The New England Patriots put together a strong second-half to top the Buffalo Bills 52-28 Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium.

The Bills (2-2) built a 21-7 lead midway through the third quarter before the Patriots scored on six consecutive touchdown drives to take the lead for good.

Tom Brady threw for 340 yards and three touchdowns, while rushing for another to help the Patriots (2-2) avoid their first three-game losing streak in 10 years.

Tight-end Rob Gronkowski caught five passes for 104 yards and a score.

The Pats’ defense was instrumental in the comeback, forcing six Bills turnovers.

Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 350 yards and four touchdowns, but also had four interceptions.

Running back Fred Jackson of the Bills rushed 13 times for 29 yards in his return from an ankle injury suffered in Week 1 against the New York Jets.

New England is 17-1 in their last 18 games against the Bills.

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