Buffalo Bills vs New England Patriots Online

The New England Patriots can officially take possession of the second seed in the AFC if they win today, while all the other top AFC teams are rooting for the Buffalo Bills to win and knock them down the standings in this week 17 NFL football game. History is on New England’s side when we watch Bills vs Patriots online free live streaming on CBS Sports.

New England (11-4) has won two of their last three games and have a straightforward task today of beating the Bills at home for the second seed in the AFC behind only the Denver Broncos. In the last 21 games between these two football teams, the Patriots have won 20 times, so the other teams hoping for New England to lose aren’t exactly betting on that to happen given the odds stack against the Bills.

The Patriots officially won the AFC East last weekend when they knocked off the Baltimore Ravens on the road by a huge 41-7 margin of victory. That win came after a tough loss against the Dolphins that postponed their AFC East crown and made today’s game mean something rather than offer coach Bill Belichick a reason to rest his starters and coast into the playoffs knowing he had a first-round bye.

Winning today will put the Patriots into a position that they have thrived in during the Belichick era. Of the five times the Patriots have reached the Super Bowl, they had secured the first-round bye. In only two seasons that a Belichick-led Patriots team had a first-round bye did they not reach the Super Bowl. Watch Patriots vs Bills online streaming live free on CBS today to see if the Patriots can secure the second seed.

Buffalo (6-9) have won two straight including shutting out the Dolphins last week by a score of 19-0. They played the Patriots in week one of the 2013 NFL season and lost on a last-second field goal 23-21. It’s hard to predict which Bills team will show up today; the one that played the Patriots tight and just shut out the Bills, or the one that lost nine games out of 15 tries.

With starting rookie quarterback EJ Manuel still out due to injury, Thad Lewis will get his second straight start and fourth of the year. Lewis will have his work cut out for him with wide receiver Marquise Goodman questionable after banging up his knee last week, and top receiver Stevie Johnson also questionable after he attended his mother’s funeral two days ago.

The Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots NFL Sunday week 17 football game will kick-off at a start time of 1pm EST / 10am PST. You will find the game on TV by tuning into CBS Sports, so refer to your local listings to find out what channel CBS is where you live to watch Patriots vs Bills on TV in full high definition (HD).

Another option to watching this NFL football game on your TV is to watch the Bills vs Patriots online live stream NFL week 17 football game on CBS at the official CBS Sports website found here with analysis and replays butting into the stream. DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket with the Max extension is the best way to watch Bills vs Patriots online streaming live as you would on TV, but on an iPad, phone, laptop or other device. It will be the upset of the week if the Bills manage to beat the Patriots in their house.

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