The Bills will host the Patriots on “Monday Night Football” for a battle for supremacy in the AFC East.
Josh Allen will lead the Bills (7-4) against Mac Jones and the Patriots (8-4), who will look to extend a six-game winning streak with a win at Buffalo. Allen will face the challenging task of driving the ball against the New England defense, which allowed just 85 passing yards during their 36-13 win over the Titans last week.
Allen helped the Bills gain momentum against the Saints defense during their 31-6 victory over Thanksgiving. He completed 23 of 28 passes for 260 yards with four touchdowns. Although Allen threw two interceptions, the Bills offense registered 361 total yards and averaged 5.8 yards per play. Allen hit wide receiver Stefon Diggs for 74 yards with a touchdown and tight end Dawson Knox for 34 yards with two touchdowns.
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The Patriots’ offense will be challenged by the best defense in the league, allowing approximately 275.2 total yards per game. After defeating Trevor Siemian last week, defensive end Mario Addison leads the Bills with four sacks. Rookie defensive end Gregory Rousseau is close behind with three, but hasn’t recorded a sack since tackling Patrick Mahomes in the Bills’ 38-20 win over the Chiefs on Oct. 10.
Despite the weather forecast showing strong winds in Buffalo, Patriots head coach Bill Belichek will strategically structure the Patriots’ offensive approach. Rookie quarterback Jones threw a season-high 310 yards with two touchdowns against the Titans and averaged a 71.9 completion percentage. While he connected with wide receivers Jakobi Meyers and Kendrick Bourne last week, Jones will be relying on running backs Damien Harris and Rhamondre Stevenson against Buffalo. Harris leads the Patriots with 643 rushing yards and eight touchdowns, while Stevenson has 351 rushing yards with three touchdowns.
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Bills score vs. Patriots
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Bills vs. Patriots Live Updates, Monday Night Football Highlights
All the time of the East.
9:28 pm: Harris runs down the middle for 17 yards and gives the Patriots a first down at 42.
9:24 pm: Allen tries a pass, but Van Noy warns him. Haack clears 34 yards and the Patriots take over from 25.
9:22 pm: Allen completes Diggs for six yards before the two-minute warning.
9:19 pm: Harris is forced out of bounds at the 10. Bolden then makes a 10-yard run for the Patriots, but misses the first down. Bailey punts for 46 yards and places the Bills at 34.
9:17 pm: Basham tackles Harris at the 14th for a two-yard loss. The Patriots take their first timeout with 4:31 left in the half.
9:13 pm: Knox drops an Allen pass on third down and forces the Bills to punt. The Patriots will begin their march against the wind on the 16th.
9:11 pm: Ekuale reaches Allen and captures him at 49 for a five-yard loss.
9:08 pm: Moss runs a yard for a first down at the New England 40.
9:06 pm: Allen completes a short pass to the left to Davis for 16 yards, giving the Bills a first down at 49.
9:03 pm: FIELD GOAL PATRIOTS. Nick Folk makes a 41-yard attempt and holds the Patriots on top 11-7.
9:01 pm: Stevenson accumulates six yards, but does not reach the first attempt. Special teams go out to try a field goal.
8:58 pm: Bolden runs down the middle for 16 yards and gives the Patriots a first down at Buffalo 31.
First quarter: Patriots 8, Bills 7
8:55 pm: Jones completes his first pass of the night to Smith for 12 yards from the sideline. Stevenson runs for another six yards and places the Patriots at 47 to start the second quarter.
8:52 pm: Stevenson runs down the middle for 10 yards and gives the Patriots a first down at 35.
8:50 pm: TOUCHDOWN BILLS. Allen throws a pass down the middle to Davis in the end zone. After Bass makes the extra point, the Tickets follow Patriots 8-7 with 2:02 remaining in the first.
8:49 pm: Haack kicks 55 yards for the Bills, and the Patriots slap in the return. After the official review, the decision was reversed and gave the Bills a first down at 14 for the Patriots.
8:47 pm: Allen tries a deep pass to Sanders but misses.
8:46 pm: Allen throws a 15-yard pass to Beasley, but the Bills return to 28 after an offensive grip penalty.
8:45 pm: Singletary runs down the middle for two yards and takes the first try. Allen rushes on the next play and is brought down at 37.
8:42 pm: Allen completes Diggs for eight yards and sets the Bills to their own 33.
8:38 PM: TOUCHDOWN PATRIOTS. Harris breaks free and runs 64 yards to score. Bolden rushes into the end zone for the two-point conversion and hits the Patriots 8-0 lead with 5:18 remaining in the first quarter.
8:35 pm: Agholor rushed six yards before being dropped by Rousseau at 36.
8:33 pm: SMOKY BILLS. Allen loses the ball while attempting a trade to Breida, and it is recovered by Lawrence Guy at the Patriots’ 31.
8:31 pm: Allen completes a pass to Breida for five yards and a first down at the Patriots’ 29.
8:28 pm: Allen completes Sanders, but JC Jackson immediately knocks him down for a three-yard loss.
8:24 pm: Rousseau drops Bolden for a one-yard loss on the third down. Bailey kicks a 15-yard punt out of bounds to the Patriots’ 40.
8:20 pm: After Allen throws an incomplete pass on third down, the Bills are forced to punt. The Patriots will take over at 20.
8:19 pm: Patriots punt on their opening possession after failing to convert. The banknotes begin their opening series in 49.
8:17 pm: Mac Jones turns the ball over on the third down and Damien Harris comes back on the 23rd.
8:15 pm: When the Bills start, the wind picks up the ball and carries it into the crowd. The patriots start from the 25th.
8:12 pm: Patriots see heads, but the coin comes out tails. The bills choose to defer and the Patriots will begin with possession.
Bills vs. Patriots
- Date: Monday, December 6
- Start: 8:15 pm EST
Patriots vs. Bills is scheduled to begin at 8:15 pm EST, “Monday Night Football” standard time.
How to watch Monday Night Football
- TV channel (national): ESPN
- Live broadcast: ESPN, ESPN +, fuboTV
Patriots vs. Bills will air nationally on ESPN for “Monday Night Football” in Week 13. ESPN will have its regular booth broadcasting this game, with Steve Levy, Brian Griese and Louis Riddick. Lisa Salters will be on the sidelines.
Meanwhile, viewers in Canada can watch the game on DAZN. free with a 30-day trial.
Monday Night Football 2021 schedule
|Week 1||September 13th||Las Vegas Raiders vs. Baltimore Ravens|
|Week 2||September 20||Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions|
|Week 3||September 27th||Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles|
|Week 4||4th of October||Los Angeles Chargers vs. Las Vegas Raiders|
|Week 5||October 11th||Baltimore Ravens vs. Indianapolis Colts|
|Week 6||October 18||Tennessee Titans vs. Buffalo Bills|
|Week 7||October 25||Seattle Seahawks vs. New Orleans Saints|
|Week 8||November 1st||Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York Giants|
|Week 9||November 8th||Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Chicago Bears|
|Week 10||November 15||San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams|
|Week 11||November 22th||Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New York Giants|
|Week 12||November 29th||Washington soccer team vs. Seattle Seahawks|
|Week 13||6th of December||Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots|
|Week 14||December 13th||Arizona Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Rams|
|Week 15||December 20th||Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings|
|Week 16||December 27||New Orleans Saints vs. Miami Dolphins|
|Week 17||January 3||Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns|
2021 Patriots Schedule
|13||Dec 6 (MNF)||on invoices||8:15 pm||ESPN|
|14||December 12th||Goodbye week||–||–|
|fifteen||Dec. 18||in Colts||8:30 pm ET||NFL Network|
|sixteen||December 26||against invoices||1 p. M. ET||CBS|
|17||January 2||in the jaguars||1 p. M. ET||CBS|
|18||January 9th||in the dolphins||1 p. M. ET||CBS|
Buffalo Bills 2021 Schedule
|13||6th of December||against patriots||8:15 pm ET||ESPN|
|14||December 12th||in Buccaneers||4:25 pm ET||CBS|
|fifteen||Decembre 19th||against panthers||1 p. M. ET||CBS|
|sixteen||December 26||in Patriots||1 p. M. ET||CBS|
|17||January 2||against hawks||1 p. M. ET||Fox|
|18||January 9th||against jets||1 p. M. ET||CBS|
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.