Thursday Night Football: Bills at Patriots (7:15 CT) - Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread, More

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Thursday Night Football: Bills at Patriots (7:15 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread, More

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The Bills and Patriots meet in Foxborough tonight in an AFC East battle that sizes up as a must-win for both Mac Jones and the Patriots and Josh Allen and the Bills.

The Patriots enter tonight’s contest at 6-5, needing every win they can get, especially against a division foe, while the Bills are tied for first place in the AFC East with the 8-3 Miami Dolphins as we enter the final leg of the regular season.

Game Info

Buffalo Bills (8-3, T-1st AFC East) at New England Patriots (6-5, 4th AFC East) – Amazon Prime Video (Al Michaels, Kirk Herbstreit, Kaylee Hartung); Westwood One (Ian Eagle, Jason McCourty); Spanish Broadcast (Miguel Gurwitz, Ronaldo Cantu, Mayra Gomez)

Kickoff Time: 7:15 p.m. CT
Site: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Ma.
Referee: Shawn Hochuli
Odds: BUF -3.5, O/U 43.5 (via DraftKings Sports Book)

Coaches

Bills: Sean McDermott (57-35) vs. Patriots: Bill Belichick (296-148)

Starting QBs and Projected Game Stats

Bills: Josh Allen: 24/37, 259 passing yards, 1 TD, 1 INT; 7 carries, 40 rushing yards

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Patriots: Mac Jones: 23/35, 249 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT; 3 carries, 10 rushing yards

Week 13 projected stats via ESPN projections

Bills Projected Starters

Offense
•   QB Josh Allen
•   RB Devin Singletary
•   WRs Stephon Diggs, Gabe Davis, Isaiah McKenzie
•   TE Dawson Knox
•   LT Bobby Hart, LG Rodger Saffold, C Ryan Bates, RG Greg Van Roten, RT Spencer Brown

Defense
•   LDE Boogie Basham, LDT Ed Oliver, RDT DaQuan Jones, RDE Shaq Lawson
•   SAM Terrel Bernard, MIKE AJ Klein, WILL Matt Milano
•   LCB Tre’Davious White, RCB Dane Jackson
•   FS Jordan Poyer, SS Damar Hamlin

Specialists
•   Tyler Bass (kicker), Sam Martin (punter, holder), Reid Ferguson (long snapper), Isaiah McKenzie, Nyheim Hines (kick and punt returns)

Patriots Projected Starters

Offense

•   QB Mac Jones
•   RB Rhamondre Stevenson
•   WRs Jakobi Meyers, DeVante Parker, Nelson Agholor
•   TE Hunter Henry
•   LT Trent Brown, LG Isaiah Wynn, C David Andrews, RG Mike Onwenu, RT Yodny Cajuste

Defense

•   LDE Lawrence Guy, NT Davon Godchaux, RDE Deatrich Wise Jr.
•   WLB Anfernee Jennings, LILB Ja’Whaun Bentley, RILB Jahlani Tavai, SLB Matthew Judon
•   LCB Jonathan Jones, RCB Jalen Mills
•   FS Devin McCourty, SS Kyle Dugger

Specialists
•   Nick Folk (kicker), Jake Bailey (punter, holder), Joe Cardona (long snapper), Markus Jones, Pierre Strong Jr. (kick and punt returns)

Inactives



Author: Patrick K. Flowers

Patrick is the Lead NFL Writer at Bleacher Nation. You can follow him on Twitter @PatrickKFlowers.