New England Patriots Eke out a Win Over Buffalo Bills: What Else Is New?

September 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A win is a win, or so I hear.  While the Patriots were less than impressive, they were up against a divisional opponent that was highly motivated to end their tenure as the Patriots' running joke.  Bills safety Donte Whitner was quoted in an article posted recently on ESPN.com/Boston as saying:
"Grown men laughing at other grown men on the football field. That happened toward the end of the ball game last week," Whitner said. "And it happens every time we play New England."
It's widely regarded as fact that the toughest matchups for teams reside in their division.  You would all do well to remember that this week, as the sensationalist media is likely to play up the "Patriots struggle against the lowly Bills" angle.  Ryan Fitzpatrick truly proved to be a shot in the arm, and Spiller was bound to break out at some point.
The Patriots were very seldom pedestrian in this game.  Instead they were either superb or dreadful, wh...

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