ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Once again, we were reminded of how nearly impossible it is to win in the NFL, or really, any sport, if you can’t score.
Not that the New England Patriots did a whole lot of scoring Monday night at New Era Field. But it was enough to beat the inept Bills, who continue to possess perhaps the worst offense in the franchise’s 59-year history.
If it wasn’t so sad watching this team try to run and pass, you’d have to laugh at the comedy show put forth week after week.
The final score looked lopsided at 25-6, but this was a game that was right there for the taking as Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski were not the usual purveyors of death and destruction we’ve seen for oh so long in this non-rivalry.
The greatest quarterback in the history of the NFL made some throws like he always does, and Gronk caught a few like he always does, but it certainly wasn’t a vintage performance as the Buffalo defense frustrated New England all night. And still, even on a night when he wasn’t all that sharp, Brady had 324 yards passing and no turnovers.
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