Patriots can lock up AFC's No. 1 seed vs. Bills

Why to watch
Buffalo pulled off the upset early in the season, leading to heady times and lighting a fire under contract talks with QB Ryan Fitzpatrick. Then came a deep losing funk. If the Patriots win, they lock up the first overall playoff seed in the AFC.

Inside story
Bill Belichick isn't one to pull his starters, is he? Even if this gets out of hand you wonder if/when Tom Brady and Co. depart. C.J. Spiller finally is showing the speed and elusiveness that led Buffalo to draft him so high in the first round a few years back. The Bills picked off Brady four times in September and got Tim Tebow four times last week. Brady also threw four TDs in that game, however.

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