99 Stats Until Kickoff: (No. 6) Patriots in 2012 Find Way to Again Avert Three-G

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After a loss to Arizona in Week 2 and a defeat at the hands of the Baltimore Ravens in Week 3, the New England Patriots went into their game September 30 at Buffalo hoping to avoid a 1-3 start. But there was another reason the Pats needed a win over their division rivals: They were looking to avoid a three-game losing streak, something that has not happened to the franchise since 2002.
Fortunately for the Pats, they came out of Buffalo with a 52-28 win and avoided a three-game losing streak for yet another year.
The last time New England lost three consecutive games in a season was 2002 when they lost four straight games to San Diego, Miami, Green Bay and Denver. They then defeated Buffalo on November 3, 2002 to end the...

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