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BY THE NUMBERS

BUFFALO ....0 6 9 6--21
NEW ENG....0 14 3 8--25

FIRST QUARTER

No scoring.

SECOND QUARTER
Touchdown pass, 2 yards, from Bledsoe to Edwards at 5:16 (Vinatieri kick). Drive of 66 yards in 8 plays and 1 penalty after Mohr punt of 31 yards and Canty fair catch at Patriots' 34. Key gains: Bledsoe passes of 15 yards to T. Carter to Patriots' 46, 33 yards to Glenn to Bills' 21, 12 yards to Coates to Bills' 9, 7-yard pass interference penalty on Irvin to Bills' 1. PATRIOTS LEAD, 7-0.

Touchdown pass, 12 yards, from Bledsoe to Cullors at 10:23 (Vinatieri kick). Drive of 47 yards in 7 plays after Mohr punt of 44 yards and Canty return of 30 yards to Patriots' 47. Key gains: Bledsoe passes of 12 yards to Glenn to Patriots' 29, 13 yards to Coates to Patriots' 16, 4 yards to Edwards to Patriots' 12. PATRIOTS LEAD, 14-0.

Field goal, 34 yards, by Christie at 13:39. Drive of 60 yards in 11 plays and 1 penalty after K. Williams kickoff return of 13 yards to Bills' 24. Key gains: 26-yard pass-interference penalty on Canty to 50, A. Smith runs of 9 yards to Patriots' 41, 10 yards to Patriots' 28, Flutie pass of 9 yards to Moulds to Patriots' 19, A. Smith run of 1 yard to Patriots' 18. PATRIOTS LEAD, 14-3.

Field goal, 26 yards, by Christie at 15:00. Drive of 55 yards in 3 plays after Tupa punt of 41 yards and K. Williams return of 3 yards to Bills' 37. Key gain: Flutie pass of 55 yards to K. Williams to Patriots' 8. PATRIOTS LEAD, 14-6.

THIRD QUARTER
Touchdown pass, 84 yards, from Flutie to Moulds at 4:03 (Two-point pass attempt fails). Drive of 84 yards in 2 plays after Tupa punt of 48 yards and touchback. Key gains: None. PATRIOTS LEAD, 14-12.

Field goal, 44 yards, by Vinatieri at 9:54. Drive of 34 yards in 11 plays after Sullivan kickoff return of 9 yards to Patriots' 39. Key gains: Bledsoe pass of 9 yards to Glenn to Bills' 47, Bledsoe run of 4 yards to Bills' 43, Edwards runs of 5 yards to Bills' 33, 6 yards to Bills' 27. PATRIOTS LEAD, 17-12.

Field goal, 22 yards, by Christie at 14:10. Drive of 63 yards in 10 plays after K. Williams kickoff return of 19 yards to Bills' 33. Key gains: Flutie passes of 23 yards to Reed to Patriots' 36, 17 yards to Moulds to Patriots 18, Flutie run of 10 yards to Patriots' 8. PATRIOTS LEAD, 17-15.

FOURTH QUARTER
Touchdown pass, 4 yards, from Flutie to Reed at 7:46 (Two-point pass fails). Drive of 67 yards in 14 plays and 4 penalties after Tupa punt of 52 yards and K. Williams return of minus-4 yards to Bills' 33. Key gains: 5-yard holding penalty on Law to Bills' 32, 5-yard illegal-hands-to-face penalty on Jones to Bills' 43, 5-yard illegal-substitution penalty on Patriots to Patriots' 20, 19-yard pass-interference penalty on Isreal to Patriots' 5. BILLS LEAD, 21-17.

Touchdown pass, 1 yard, from Bledsoe to Coates at 15:00 (Two-point run by Vinatieri). Drive of 82 yards in 10 plays and 2 penalties after Mohr punt of 30 yards and Canty fair catch at Patriots' 18. Key gains: Bledsoe passes of 11 yards to Coates to Patriots' 29, 9 yards to Cullors to Patriots' 38, 8 yards to Glenn to Patriots' 46, 12 yards to Coates to Bills' 37, 10 yards to Jefferson to Bills' 26, 25-yard pass interference penalty on Jones to Bills' 1. PATRIOTS LEAD, 25-21.

Missed field goals: Bills, Christie, 35, WL. Patriots, Vinatieri, 47, WR.

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