New England has had Buffalo's number since 2000, winning 14 of the last 15 meetings to take a 54-40-1 overall series lead.
More Lynch: Flu-like symptoms may have been the reason for Marshawn Lynch's career-low 16 rushing yards last week. Lynch will look to rebound Sunday, but he'll have to do it against a Patriots defense that has held teams to an average of 83.6 rushing yards over the last five games.
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Buffalo is 12-3 under coach Dick Jauron when holding opponents to fewer than 300 yards. ... Bills rookie Leodis McKelvin ranks third in the AFC with 750 kick-return yards. ... Patriots wideout Wes Welker can become the first player in NFL history with at least six catches in each of his team's first nine games.