Powered by 320 yards from Josh Allen, and a total team offensive output of 474 yards, the Buffalo Bills decimated the New England Patriots in a laughable 38-9 victory, Monday, Dec. 28, 2020 in Gillette Stadium in New England. The Bills rushing game contributed to this win with 130 yards and one rushing touchdown, to support a 320 yards, four touchdowns effort by Josh Allen.
Allen helped the Bills in this victory by attempting 36 passes and completing 27 of them. This led to a final QB production of 320 yards, no interceptions and four touchdowns for the game.
The ground game for the Bills saw Devin Singletary carrying the football 10 times, and Zack Moss helping with rushing the ball 12 times. The two rushers produced 36 yards and 57 yards respectively in a winning effort. The passing game for the Bills had Allen tossing the football to Stefon Diggs and Gabriel Davis as his most productive targets. Diggs caught nine passes for a net gain of 145 yards. The secondary target (Davis) caught three passes for a net contribution of 33 yards.
Contributing to the victory was a defensive line stats of three sacks , zero forced fumbles, one tackle for loss, and zero defensive touchdowns for the Bills.
For the losing team, Jarrett Stidham finished the game completing 4 of 11 passes to lead the way for the Patriots. This performance by Stidham led to a QB rating of 49.00, and game stats of 44 yards, no interceptions and no touchdowns.
The rushing game for the Patriots was led by Sony Michel and J.J. Taylor. For the game, Michel rushed for 69 yards from carrying the football 10 times. Meanwhile Taylor carried the ball 6 times for a total of 38 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Patriots included Damiere Byrd and Jakobi Meyers. Byrd caught one pass for a total of seven yards, while Meyers contributed with 45 yards from four passes.
In a losing effort, the Patriots defense contributed with no sacks , one forced fumble, two tackles for loss, and no defensive touchdowns for the game.
After this game, the Bills improved to a record of 12-3, while the Patriots dropped to a 6-9 record.