WHEN: 1 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass.


SERIES RECORD: Patriots lead, 63-41-1

LAST MEETING: Patriots beat Bills 52-28, Sept. 30

LAST WEEK: Bills lost to Texans 21-9; Patriots had bye

BILLS OFFENSE: Overall — 21, rush — 6, pass — 27

BILLS DEFENSE: Overall — 31, rush — 31, pass — 24

PATRIOTS OFFENSE: Overall — 1, rush — 4, pass — 5

PATRIOTS DEFENSE: Overall — 22, rush — 7T, pass — 28

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Patriots won 17 of last 18 games against Bills, losing 34-31 in first of two meetings last season. … New England scored season-high points in last win over Buffalo on Sept. 30, scoring touchdowns on six straight second-half possessions. … Patriots’ 63 wins over Bills are their most over any opponent. … Bills minus-7 in turnover differential, tied for 13th in AFC. Patriots’ plus-13 leads conference. … Buffalo coming off fourth loss in five games. … Ryan Fitzpatrick has thrown for more than 239 yards once this season – 350 against Patriots. Fitzpatrick needs 72 yards passing to become fifth QB in Bills history with 10,000. … Bills rushed for season-low 74 yards last game. … Buffalo just 2 for 11 on third-down conversions against Houston. … Leodis McKelvin leads NFL with 19.5 yards per punt return. … C.J. Spiller averaging 7.2 yards per rush. … Patriots’ second-year RB Stevan Ridley third in AFC with 716 yards rushing. … Patriots lead NFL with 32.8 points and 440.8 yards per game. … TE Rob Gronkowski has two TD catches in each of last two games. … WR Wes Welker’s 60 catches rank third in NFL. … Patriots going for 12th straight home win against Bills. … Two Patriots rookies playing big roles on defense — first-round pick Chandler Jones with NFL-rookie best six sacks, S Tavon Wilson with AFC-rookie best three interceptions. … Tom Brady, 19-2 in career against Bills with 49 scoring passes, has at least one TD pass in last 40 games overall, third longest streak in NFL history.

– The Associated Press