Found January 02, 2012 on
New England Patriots
The Bills jumped out to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter and that seemed to piss the Patriots off, as they scored the last 49 points in this game! Ryan Fitzpatrick had one good quarter and three bad ones yesterday as he completed 29 of 46 passes for 307 yards with 2 TD passes and 4 INTs (0ne was returned 21 yards for a TD by Pats’ CB Sterling Moore). Fitzpatrick also carried the ball 5 times for 36 yards (7.2 ypc) in this game. C.J. Spiller led the way on the ground for the Bills with 60 yards rushing on 13 carries (4.6 ypc) and he also caught 4 passes for 40 yards (10.0 avg) with 1 TD grab. Tashard Choice only carried the ball one time, but it went for a 4-yard TD. WRs Derek Hagan (7 rec, 89 yards), Ruvell Martin (4 rec, 42 yards) and Steve Johnson (4 rec, 40 yards, TD) led the way in the passing game for the Bills. The Bills finished up with 106 yards rushing on 20 carries (5.3 ypc) and they also completed 29 of 46 passes (63%) for 296 yards as they had possession of the bal...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
By Mike McDermottRyan Fitzpatrick's first-quarter touchdown pass to Stevie Johnson was momentous in that it took Johnson over the 1,000-yard mark for the season, but it also gave the Patriots a slice of history that they wanted no part of.
With the play, the Patriots have now surrendered 4,753 passing yards this season, which breaks the all-time record of 4,541 set by the 1995...
It took until a day after the season ended, but Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick is a clean shaven man. Here’s the proof.
Fitz had been growing a beard since the last preseason game in August and was looking a lot like Grizzly Adams. No word on whether the beard will be grown again for 2012.
The Bills concluded a 6-10 season with an ugly 49-21 loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday. Hear from coach Chan Gailey and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick below:
Coach Chan Gailey
Good Ryan Fitzpatrick and Bad Ryan Fitzpatrick both showed up for the Bills on Sunday. The Dolphins carried DE Jason Taylor off the field at the end of his final NFL game. A big catch by TE Aaron Hernandez jolted some life into a slow-starting Patriots offense. Jets RB LaDainian Tomlinson hasn’t made any decisions…
Although the New England Patriots started off extremely slow, they finished strong and managed to clinch the No. 1 seed in the playoffs - which guarantees homefield advantage.
The first quarter was an absolute disaster. Ryan Fitzpatrick threw in two touchdowns and Tashard Choice ran in another one as the Buffalo Bills went up 21-0 in the first quarter.
Just like in the first quarter...
All that talk of starting fast and exacting revenge on the Bills was gone by the first few minutes. And by the time Buffalo was up by 21, it looked like it could get ugly.
Instead, the Patriots fought their way back… like they always seem to do. After 30 minutes, it’s Bills 21, Patriots 14.
A tip-drill interception by QB Tom Brady (11 of 15 for 134 yards and one touchdown) ended...
By Mike McDermott-Safety Patrick Chung, who has not played since Nov. 6 against the New York Giants, is back in action for the Patriots, and he's made his presence felt on a pair of key plays. On Buffalo's first drive, he stopped wide receiver Stevie Johnson a yard short of a first down with a bone-jarring hit, setting up a fourth-down play that Buffalo would convert using...