ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — The Buffalo Bills through the first five weeks the season appeared to be a team that would miss the playoffs for the fourth straight season, with a record of 1-3-1 things weren’t looking good. But following their bye week in 12 the Bills found their game and went on to win the AFC east with a record of 9-6-1.
The New England Patriots season started like they always start, they lead the division through most of the year but unlike previous season their finish was uncharacteristic of a Patriots team. They finished second in the division with a record of 9-7 putting them in 6th place in the AFC.
The BIlls finished the season on a hot streak, winning their final five games of the season. The Patriots finished the season on a losing note and in their final five games they finished with a record of 1-5.