The Buffalo Payments are on prime within the AFC East after beating the New England Patriots, 33-21, in Week 16.
Each groups at the moment are 9-6 with the Miami Dolphins not far behind within the race at 7-7; nonetheless, the Payments have secured tiebreakers over each groups. Which means Buffalo controls its personal future and might clinch the division with a win subsequent week coupled with a Patriots loss.
Payments quarterback Josh Allen threw for 314 yards in opposition to the Patriots with three touchdowns and no interceptions. He was additionally Buffalo’s main rusher with 64 yards on the bottom. Allen turned the primary participant in historical past with at the very least 100 passing touchdowns and 20 speeding touchdowns via the primary 4 seasons of an NFL profession.
Patriots rookie quarterback Mac Jones did not have a lot success attempting to maintain up with Allen. He accomplished simply 14 of his 32 passes for 145 yards with no touchdowns and two interceptions.
Regardless of the loss, New England continues to be in robust form to make the playoffs and is now tied with the Indianapolis Colts for the highest wild-card berth within the AFC.