The New England Patriots defeated the Buffalo Bills in a low-scoring, defensive slugfest on Sunday. As such, it’s time to review our 4 Downs talking points.
The New England Patriots escaped a hostile Buffalo environment with a 16-10 victory. They remain undefeated and sit alone atop the AFC East.
The offense struggled for most of the game, but the stellar defense and special teams picked up the slack. The Buffalo Bills threw everything they could at Bill Belichick’s team but in the end, the New England Patriots walked out with the win and improved to 4-0 on the season.
There were four key points – or 4 Downs – to focus on going into this game… and these factors were identified as the ones that would eventually lead to a New England Patriots victory against the Buffalo Bills.
Let’s take a look at how each of the 4 Downs played out on Sunday: