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Buffalo Bills 13 at New England Patriots 10

Sunday, December 26, 1999
1234OTFinal
Buffalo Bills (11-5-0)3007313
New England Patriots (8-8-0)0307010

Game Info
Stadium Foxboro Stadium
Start Time 1:03pm
Surface grass
Duration 3:21
Attendance 55,014
Weather 40 degrees, relative humidity 44%, wind 23 mph, wind chill 0
Vegas Line Buffalo Bills -3.0
Over/Under 37.5 (under)
Officials
Referee Mike Carey
Umpire Garth DeFelice
Head Linesman Sid Semon
Field Judge Peter Morelli
Back Judge Ron Spitler
Side Judge Tommy Moore
Line Judge Walt Anderson

Expected Points Summary

Expected points are an estimate of points per play based on down, distance, and yard line. Points given for offense and defense are offensive/defensive plays + penalties on which there was no play (eg, a false start). Special teams are all kicking + punting plays. Points are zeroed out at the end of halves.

Scoring

Team Stats

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Defense & Returns

Kicking & Punting

Starting Lineups

Pass Targets

Buffalo Bills
No Direction (22/35, 212 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Bobby Collins 2 1 11 0
Sam Gash 4 3 19 0
Jonathan Linton 1 1 4 0
Eric Moulds 6 4 53 0
Peerless Price 8 5 62 0
Andre Reed 1 0 0
Jay Riemersma 9 6 39 0
Thurman Thomas 1 0 0
Kevin Williams 3 2 24 0
New England Patriots
No Direction (10/21, 101 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Terry Allen 1 0 0
Vincent Brisby 6 4 45 0
Troy Brown 2 1 -3 0
Ben Coates 1 1 20 0
Shawn Jefferson 3 0 0
Harold Shaw 3 2 31 0
Lamont Warren 5 2 8 0

Rushing

Buffalo Bills
LE (7 rushes, 53 yards)
Att Yds TD
Doug Flutie 2 25 0
Jonathan Linton 3 14 0
Thurman Thomas 2 14 0
LT (7 rushes, 19 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Doug Flutie 2 7 0
Jonathan Linton 4 5 1
Thurman Thomas 1 7 0
LG (2 rushes, -2 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jonathan Linton 1 -2 0
Thurman Thomas 1 0 0
MD (14 rushes, 39 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jonathan Linton 8 17 0
Thurman Thomas 6 22 0
RG (4 rushes, 8 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jonathan Linton 2 3 0
Thurman Thomas 2 5 0
RT (3 rushes, 34 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jonathan Linton 2 3 0
Thurman Thomas 1 31 0
RE (2 rushes, 5 yards)
Att Yds TD
Thurman Thomas 2 5 0
New England Patriots
LE (2 rushes, 26 yards)
Att Yds TD
Terry Allen 1 1 0
Drew Bledsoe 1 25 0
LT (2 rushes, -1 yards)
Att Yds TD
Terry Allen 1 1 0
Harold Shaw 1 -2 0
LG (3 rushes, 15 yards)
Att Yds TD
Terry Allen 3 15 0
MD (13 rushes, 46 yards)
Att Yds TD
Terry Allen 12 45 0
Drew Bledsoe 1 1 0
RG (8 rushes, 35 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Terry Allen 5 31 1
Drew Bledsoe 1 0 0
Harold Shaw 2 4 0
RT (2 rushes, 12 yards)
Att Yds TD
Terry Allen 2 12 0
RE (2 rushes, 18 yards)
Att Yds TD
Terry Allen 1 14 0
Harold Shaw 1 4 0

Buffalo Bills Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 9:04 BUF 35 9 5:04 44 Field Goal View Drive »
2 1 3:43 NWE 19 1 0:10 -1 Fumble View Drive »
3 1 2:04 BUF 47 9 3:41 23 Downs View Drive »
4 2 12:01 BUF 30 3 1:39 3 Punt View Drive »
5 2 8:55 BUF 20 6 4:11 23 Punt View Drive »
6 3 15:00 BUF 20 9 5:15 20 Punt View Drive »
7 3 6:18 BUF 23 9 4:58 42 Downs View Drive »
8 4 14:50 BUF 13 5 2:31 31 Fumble View Drive »
9 4 12:15 BUF 30 4 1:40 19 Punt View Drive »
10 4 8:47 BUF 41 8 4:24 59 Touchdown View Drive »
11 4 2:45 BUF 12 3 1:26 0 Punt View Drive »
12 4 0:02 BUF 23 1 0:02 -1 End of Half View Drive »
13 5 11:42 BUF 34 4 1:48 45 Fumble View Drive »
14 5 7:31 BUF 42 10 5:43 52 Field Goal View Drive »

New England Patriots Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 NWE 31 11 5:56 43 Missed FG View Drive »
2 1 4:00 NWE 19 1 0:17 0 Fumble View Drive »
3 1 3:33 NWE 20 3 1:29 5 Punt View Drive »
4 2 13:23 NWE 30 3 1:22 -5 Punt View Drive »
5 2 10:22 NWE 42 3 1:27 7 Punt View Drive »
6 2 4:44 NWE 35 10 4:44 45 Field Goal View Drive »
7 3 9:45 NWE 27 7 3:27 18 Punt View Drive »
8 3 1:20 NWE 35 4 1:30 11 Punt View Drive »
9 4 12:19 BUF 14 1 0:04 14 Touchdown View Drive »
10 4 10:35 NWE 20 3 1:48 -2 Punt View Drive »
11 4 4:23 3 1:38 8 Punt View Drive »
12 4 1:19 BUF 42 5 1:17 27 Missed FG View Drive »
13 5 15:00 NWE 33 7 3:18 41 Missed FG View Drive »
14 5 9:54 NWE 21 4 2:23 13 Punt View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail BUF NWE EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 15:00 BUF 30 Steve Christie kicks off 71 yards, returned by Troy Brown for 32 yards (tackle by Sean Moran) 0 0 0 -1 44.1
1 15:00 1 10 NWE 31 Terry Allen for 7 yards 0 0 1 1.41 45.3
1 15:00 2 3 NWE 38 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to Troy Brown for -3 yards (tackle by Sam Rogers) 0 0 1.41 0.3 42.1
1 15:00 3 6 NWE 35 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to Vincent Brisby for 12 yards (tackle by Donovan Greer and Daryl Porter) 0 0 0.3 2.06 47.2
1 15:00 1 10 NWE 47 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to Vincent Brisby for 14 yards (tackle by Sam Cowart) 0 0 2.06 2.98 49.9
1 15:00 1 10 BUF 39 Terry Allen left end for 1 yard (tackle by Thomas Smith) 0 0 2.98 2.58 48.8
1 15:00 2 9 BUF 38 Terry Allen right guard for 8 yards (tackle by Marlo Perry and Sam Cowart) 0 0 2.58 2.94 49.8
1 15:00 3 1 BUF 30 Terry Allen up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Sam Cowart) 0 0 2.94 3.71 52.1
1 15:00 1 10 BUF 28 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to Lamont Warren for no gain 0 0 3.71 3.17 50.5
1 15:00 2 10 BUF 28 Terry Allen up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by John Holecek and Sam Cowart) 0 0 3.17 2.74 49.2
1 15:00 3 8 BUF 26 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Lamont Warren. Penalty on Todd Rucci: Offensive Holding (Declined) 0 0 2.74 1.74 46.3
1 15:00 4 8 BUF 26 Adam Vinatieri 44 yard field goal no good 0 0 1.74 -1.27 37.6
1 9:04 1 10 BUF 35 Thurman Thomas right end for 4 yards (tackle by Kato Serwanga and Chris Slade) 0 0 1.27 1.26 37.8
1 9:04 2 6 BUF 39 Jonathan Linton left end for 6 yards (tackle by Chris Carter) 0 0 1.26 1.93 35.8
1 9:04 1 10 BUF 45 Doug Flutie left end for 8 yards (tackle by Tebucky Jones) 0 0 1.93 2.46 34.3
1 9:04 2 2 NWE 47 Jonathan Linton up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Chad Eaton and Willie McGinest) 0 0 2.46 2.59 33.9
1 9:04 1 10 NWE 45 Jonathan Linton up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Kato Serwanga). Penalty on Ruben Brown: Illegal Use of Hands, 10 yards (no play) 0 0 2.59 1.93 35.8
1 9:04 1 20 BUF 45 Thurman Thomas right tackle for 31 yards (tackle by Willie McGinest) 0 0 1.93 3.97 30.1
1 9:04 1 10 NWE 24 Doug Flutie pass incomplete intended for Jay Riemersma 0 0 3.97 3.43 31.6
1 9:04 2 10 NWE 24 Jonathan Linton left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Henry Thomas and Brandon Mitchell) 0 0 3.43 3.14 32.4
1 9:04 3 7 NWE 21 Doug Flutie pass incomplete intended for Eric Moulds 0 0 3.14 2.06 35.5
1 9:04 4 7 NWE 21 Steve Christie 39 yard field goal good 3 0 2.06 3 32.8
1 9:04 4 7 BUF 30 Steve Christie kicks off 65 yards, returned by Troy Brown for 24 yards (tackle by Marlo Perry). Penalty on Tony Carter: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 3 0 -1.37 -0.15 33.2
1 4:00 1 10 NWE 19 Terry Allen for no gain. Terry Allen fumbles, recovered by Kurt Schulz at NWE-19 3 0 0.15 -4.31 21.1
1 3:43 1 10 NWE 19 Jonathan Linton left tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Chris Sullivan). Jonathan Linton fumbles (forced by Chris Sullivan), recovered by Chris Carter at NWE-20 3 0 4.31 -0.28 33.5
1 3:33 1 10 NWE 20 Terry Allen up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Sam Rogers and Bruce Smith) 3 0 0.28 -0.13 32.3
1 3:33 2 9 NWE 21 Terry Allen up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Sam Cowart and Kurt Schulz) 3 0 -0.13 -0.3 31.8
1 3:33 3 5 NWE 25 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Vincent Brisby 3 0 -0.3 -1.7 27.8
1 3:33 4 5 NWE 25 Lee Johnson punts 28 yards, fair catch by Kevin Williams 3 0 -1.7 -2.06 26.8
1 2:04 1 10 BUF 47 Doug Flutie pass incomplete intended for Peerless Price 3 0 2.06 1.52 28.2
1 2:04 2 10 BUF 47 Doug Flutie pass incomplete intended for Eric Moulds 3 0 1.52 0.83 30.2
1 2:04 3 10 BUF 47 Doug Flutie pass incomplete is intercepted by Lawyer Milloy at NWE-35. Penalty on Tedy Bruschi: Illegal Contact, 5 yards (no play) 3 0 0.83 2.39 25.8
1 2:04 1 10 NWE 48 Doug Flutie pass complete to Jay Riemersma for 3 yards (tackle by Tedy Bruschi) 3 0 2.39 2.25 26.2
1 2:04 2 7 NWE 45 Doug Flutie pass complete to Sam Gash for 6 yards (tackle by Chris Carter) 3 0 2.25 2.34 25.9
1 2:04 3 1 NWE 39 Jonathan Linton left end for 8 yards (tackle by Lawyer Milloy) 3 0 2.34 3.51 22.9
1 2:04 1 10 NWE 31 Doug Flutie pass incomplete intended for Sam Gash (defended by Chris Sullivan) 3 0 3.51 2.97 24.3
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail BUF NWE EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 2 10 NWE 31 Jonathan Linton right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Chris Sullivan and Chris Slade) 3 0 2.97 2.41 25.6
2 15:00 3 9 NWE 30 Doug Flutie sacked by Andy Katzenmoyer for 0 yards 3 0 2.41 1.41 28.4
2 15:00 4 9 NWE 30 Doug Flutie sacked by Chris Slade for 0 yards 3 0 1.41 -0.94 35.6
2 13:23 1 10 NWE 30 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to Harold Shaw for 2 yards (tackle by John Holecek) 3 0 0.94 0.66 34.7
2 13:23 2 8 NWE 32 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Harold Shaw 3 0 0.66 -0.03 32.5
2 13:23 3 8 NWE 32 Drew Bledsoe sacked by Bruce Smith for -7 yards 3 0 -0.03 -1.7 27.4
2 13:23 4 15 NWE 25 Lee Johnson punts 45 yards, out of bounds 3 0 -1.7 -0.94 29.7
2 12:01 1 10 BUF 30 Jonathan Linton up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Henry Thomas and Tedy Bruschi) 3 0 0.94 0.66 30.5
2 12:01 2 8 BUF 32 Thurman Thomas right end for 1 yard (tackle by Willie McGinest and Henry Thomas) 3 0 0.66 0.1 32.2
2 12:01 3 7 BUF 33 Doug Flutie pass incomplete intended for Jay Riemersma 3 0 0.1 -1.18 36.4
2 12:01 4 7 BUF 33 Chris Mohr punts 39 yards, returned by Troy Brown for 14 yards (tackle by Joe Cummings) 3 0 -1.18 -1.73 38.2
2 10:22 1 10 NWE 42 Terry Allen up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Pat Williams and Marcellus Wiley) 3 0 1.73 1.59 37.8
2 10:22 2 7 NWE 45 Terry Allen up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Gabe Northern) 3 0 1.59 1.42 37.2
2 10:22 3 3 NWE 49 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Terry Allen 3 0 1.42 -0.13 32.1
2 10:22 4 3 NWE 49 Lee Johnson punts 51 yards, touchback 3 0 -0.13 -0.28 31.6
2 8:55 1 10 BUF 20 Jonathan Linton left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Ted Johnson and Chris Sullivan) 3 0 0.28 0 32.4
2 8:55 2 8 BUF 22 Jonathan Linton up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Ted Johnson and Lawyer Milloy) 3 0 0 -0.16 32.9
2 8:55 3 4 BUF 26 Doug Flutie pass complete to Jay Riemersma for 8 yards (tackle by Tedy Bruschi and Larry Whigham) 3 0 -0.16 1.2 28.5
2 8:55 1 10 BUF 34 Jonathan Linton up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Kato Serwanga and Willie McGinest) 3 0 1.2 1.2 28.5
2 8:55 2 6 BUF 38 Thurman Thomas up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Tedy Bruschi and Ted Johnson) 3 0 1.2 1.16 28.7
2 8:55 3 1 BUF 43 Thurman Thomas up the middle for no gain (tackle by Henry Thomas and Chris Sullivan) 3 0 1.16 -0.52 34.2
2 8:55 4 1 BUF 43 Chris Mohr punts 22 yards 3 0 -0.52 -1.27 36.7
2 4:44 1 10 NWE 35 Terry Allen up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Sean Moran and John Holecek) 3 0 1.27 0.86 35.3
2 4:44 2 9 NWE 36 Terry Allen right guard for 10 yards (tackle by Henry Jones and Kurt Schulz) 3 0 0.86 1.99 39.4
2 4:44 1 10 NWE 46 Harold Shaw right guard for -2 yards (tackle by Sean Moran and Gabe Northern) 3 0 1.99 1.18 36.4
2 4:44 2 12 NWE 44 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to Harold Shaw for 29 yards (tackle by Marlo Perry) 3 0 1.18 3.78 46.3
2 4:44 1 10 BUF 27 Drew Bledsoe sacked by Sam Rogers for -5 yards 3 0 3.78 2.56 41.6
2 2:00 2 15 BUF 32 Terry Allen up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Phil Hansen and Gabe Northern) 3 0 2.56 2.15 40.2
2 1:24 3 13 BUF 30 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Vincent Brisby. Penalty on Thomas Smith: Defensive Pass Interference, 6 yards (no play) 3 0 2.15 3.97 47.5
2 1:21 1 10 BUF 24 Terry Allen left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Bruce Smith) 3 0 3.97 3.57 45.9
2 0:43 2 9 BUF 23 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Lamont Warren 3 0 3.57 2.87 43.1
2 0:38 3 9 BUF 23 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to Lamont Warren for 8 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield and Donovan Greer) 3 0 2.87 2.59 42.0
2 0:03 3 9 BUF 23 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 3 0 0 0
2 0:03 4 1 BUF 15 Adam Vinatieri 33 yard field goal good. Penalty on Chris Sullivan: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 3 0 2.59 2.15 40.3
2 0:03 4 6 BUF 20 Adam Vinatieri 38 yard field goal good 3 3 2.15 3 43.7
End of Half3300
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail BUF NWE EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 15:00 4 6 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 67 yards, returned by Kevin Williams for 17 yards (tackle by Kato Serwanga) 3 3 -1.37 -0.28 42.6
3 15:00 1 10 BUF 20 Thurman Thomas up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Lawyer Milloy) 3 3 0.28 0.41 42.1
3 15:00 2 5 BUF 25 Thurman Thomas up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Lawyer Milloy). Penalty on Jerry Ostroski: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 3 3 0.41 -1.07 48.2
3 15:00 2 15 BUF 15 Doug Flutie pass incomplete intended for Thurman Thomas 3 3 -1.07 -1.86 51.5
3 15:00 3 15 BUF 15 Doug Flutie left end for 17 yards (tackle by Chris Carter) 3 3 -1.86 1.07 39.4
3 15:00 1 10 BUF 32 Doug Flutie pass complete to Jay Riemersma for 8 yards (tackle by Kato Serwanga and Tedy Bruschi) 3 3 1.07 1.61 37.2
3 15:00 2 2 BUF 40 Jonathan Linton left end for no gain (tackle by Brandon Mitchell and Tedy Bruschi) 3 3 1.61 0.89 40.1
3 15:00 3 2 BUF 40 Doug Flutie left tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Lawyer Milloy) 3 3 0.89 1.86 36.2
3 15:00 1 10 BUF 44 Doug Flutie pass incomplete intended for Jay Riemersma 3 3 1.86 1.32 38.4
3 15:00 2 10 BUF 44 Thurman Thomas left end for -4 yards (tackle by Chris Sullivan) 3 3 1.32 0.1 43.3
3 15:00 3 14 BUF 40 Doug Flutie pass incomplete intended for Andre Reed 3 3 0.1 -0.72 46.7
3 15:00 4 14 BUF 40 Chris Mohr punts 33 yards 3 3 -0.72 -0.74 46.8
3 9:45 1 10 NWE 27 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Shawn Jefferson 3 3 0.74 0.2 45.2
3 9:45 2 10 NWE 27 Terry Allen right tackle for 11 yards (tackle by Kurt Schulz and Sam Cowart) 3 3 0.2 1.47 51.1
3 9:45 1 10 NWE 38 Harold Shaw right guard for 6 yards (tackle by Sam Cowart and Phil Hansen) 3 3 1.47 1.73 52.3
3 9:45 2 4 NWE 44 Harold Shaw right end for 4 yards (tackle by Sam Cowart and John Holecek) 3 3 1.73 2.13 54.1
3 9:45 1 10 NWE 48 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Shawn Jefferson 3 3 2.13 1.58 51.6
3 9:45 2 10 NWE 48 Terry Allen left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Sam Rogers and Sam Cowart) 3 3 1.58 1.16 49.6
3 9:45 3 8 50 Drew Bledsoe sacked by Bruce Smith for -5 yards 3 3 1.16 -0.39 42.5
3 9:45 4 13 NWE 45 Lee Johnson punts 32 yards, out of bounds 3 3 -0.39 -0.48 42.1
3 6:18 1 10 BUF 23 Jonathan Linton up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Chad Eaton and Brandon Mitchell) 3 3 0.48 0.07 44.4
3 6:18 2 9 BUF 24 Doug Flutie pass complete to Peerless Price for 17 yards (tackle by Kato Serwanga) 3 3 0.07 1.66 36.7
3 6:18 1 10 BUF 41 Doug Flutie pass incomplete intended for Peerless Price 3 3 1.66 1.12 39.3
3 6:18 2 10 BUF 41 Thurman Thomas right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Brandon Mitchell and Tedy Bruschi) 3 3 1.12 0.7 41.3
3 6:18 3 8 BUF 43 Doug Flutie pass complete to Kevin Williams for 15 yards (tackle by Larry Whigham) 3 3 0.7 2.79 31.6
3 6:18 1 10 NWE 42 Doug Flutie pass complete to Jonathan Linton for 4 yards (tackle by Kato Serwanga) 3 3 2.79 2.78 31.6
3 6:18 2 6 NWE 38 Jonathan Linton right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Brandon Mitchell) 3 3 2.78 2.34 33.6
3 6:18 3 4 NWE 36 Doug Flutie left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Chris Slade and Lawyer Milloy) 3 3 2.34 1.21 38.8
3 6:18 4 1 NWE 33 Jonathan Linton left guard for -2 yards (tackle by Lawyer Milloy and Ted Johnson) 3 3 1.21 -1.27 51.0
3 1:20 1 10 NWE 35 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to Vincent Brisby for 15 yards (tackle by Thomas Smith) 3 3 1.27 2.26 58.1
3 1:20 1 10 50 Drew Bledsoe sacked by Sam Rogers for -4 yards 3 3 2.26 1.17 52.0
3 1:20 2 14 NWE 46 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Troy Brown 3 3 1.17 0.5 48.2
3 1:20 3 14 NWE 46 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Lamont Warren 3 3 0.5 -0.32 43.6
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail BUF NWE EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 4 14 NWE 46 Lee Johnson punts 39 yards, returned by Kevin Williams for -2 yards (tackle by Sean Morey) 3 3 -0.32 0.32 47.5
4 14:50 1 10 BUF 13 Doug Flutie pass incomplete intended for Bobby Collins 3 3 -0.32 -0.77 50.2
4 14:50 2 10 BUF 13 Thurman Thomas left tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Kato Serwanga and Tony George) 3 3 -0.77 -0.59 49.1
4 14:50 3 3 BUF 20 Doug Flutie pass complete to Peerless Price for 10 yards (tackle by Tebucky Jones and Chris Slade) 3 3 -0.59 0.94 40.1
4 14:50 1 10 BUF 30 Doug Flutie pass complete to Jay Riemersma for 11 yards (tackle by Lawyer Milloy) 3 3 0.94 1.66 36.0
4 14:50 1 10 BUF 41 Jonathan Linton right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Chad Eaton). Jonathan Linton fumbles (forced by Chad Eaton), recovered by Chad Eaton at BUF-44 and returned for 30 yards (tackle by Doug Flutie) 3 3 1.66 -4.65 72.0
4 12:19 1 10 BUF 14 Terry Allen right guard for 14 yards, touchdown 3 9 4.65 7 81.1
4 12:19 1 10 BUF 14 Adam Vinatieri kicks extra point good 3 10 0 0.94 85.2
4 12:19 1 10 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 51 yards, returned by Lennox Gordon for 11 yards (tackle by Marty Moore) 3 10 0.94 -0.94 81.3
4 12:15 1 10 BUF 30 Doug Flutie for 13 yards 3 10 0.94 1.8 77.4
4 12:15 1 10 BUF 43 Doug Flutie pass incomplete intended for Peerless Price (defended by Kato Serwanga) 3 10 1.8 1.25 80.0
4 12:15 2 10 BUF 43 Doug Flutie pass complete to Eric Moulds for 6 yards (tackle by Kato Serwanga) 3 10 1.25 1.35 79.6
4 12:15 3 4 BUF 49 Doug Flutie pass incomplete intended for Kevin Williams 3 10 1.35 -0.13 85.7
4 12:15 4 4 BUF 49 Chris Mohr punts 31 yards, fair catch by Troy Brown 3 10 -0.13 -0.28 86.3
4 10:35 1 10 NWE 20 Terry Allen up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Shawn Price and Henry Jones) 3 10 0.28 0.27 88.3
4 10:35 2 6 NWE 24 Terry Allen up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Pat Williams and Shawn Price) 3 10 0.27 -0.3 86.2
4 10:35 3 5 NWE 25 Drew Bledsoe sacked by Shawn Price for -7 yards 3 10 -0.3 -2.24 77.2
4 10:35 4 12 NWE 18 Lee Johnson punts 41 yards, fair catch by Kevin Williams 3 10 -2.24 -1.66 80.2
4 8:47 1 10 BUF 41 Jonathan Linton up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Tedy Bruschi and Brandon Mitchell) 3 10 1.66 1.39 84.1
4 8:47 2 8 BUF 43 Doug Flutie pass complete to Sam Gash for 5 yards (tackle by Kato Serwanga and Chris Slade) 3 10 1.39 1.36 84.3
4 8:47 3 3 BUF 48 Doug Flutie pass complete to Sam Gash for 8 yards (tackle by Tebucky Jones) 3 10 1.36 2.65 77.5
4 8:47 1 10 NWE 44 Doug Flutie pass complete to Peerless Price for 24 yards 3 10 2.65 4.24 67.3
4 8:47 1 10 NWE 20 Doug Flutie pass complete to Eric Moulds for 19 yards (tackle by Tebucky Jones) 3 10 4.24 6.97 46.8
4 8:47 1 1 NWE 1 Jonathan Linton left tackle for 1 yard. Penalty on Ted Johnson: Face Mask (15 Yards) (no play) 3 10 6.97 6.97 46.8
4 8:47 1 1 NWE 1 Jonathan Linton up the middle for no gain (tackle by Willie McGinest and Brandon Mitchell) 3 10 6.97 5.91 55.0
4 8:47 2 1 NWE 1 Jonathan Linton right guard for no gain (tackle by Ted Johnson and Willie McGinest) 3 10 5.91 5.17 60.6
4 8:47 3 1 NWE 1 Jonathan Linton left tackle for 1 yard, touchdown 9 10 5.17 7 54.3
4 8:47 3 1 NWE 1 Steve Christie kicks extra point good 10 10 0 0.3 46.6
4 8:47 3 1 BUF 30 Steve Christie kicks off 62 yards, returned by Troy Brown for 42 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 10 10 0.3 -2.26 63.8
4 4:23 1 10 50 Penalty on Troy Brown: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 10 10 2.26 1.93 67.9
4 4:23 1 15 NWE 45 Terry Allen right end for 14 yards (tackle by Henry Jones) 10 10 1.93 2.93 77.0
4 4:23 2 1 BUF 41 Terry Allen right guard for -1 yards (tackle by Pat Williams and Sam Cowart) 10 10 2.93 2.08 69.4
4 4:23 3 2 BUF 42 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Shawn Jefferson 10 10 2.08 0.46 52.6
4 4:23 4 2 BUF 42 Lee Johnson punts 30 yards, out of bounds 10 10 0.46 0.35 51.4
4 2:45 1 10 BUF 12 Doug Flutie pass complete to Peerless Price for 4 yards (tackle by Kato Serwanga and Henry Thomas) 10 10 -0.35 -0.37 53.2
4 2:45 2 6 BUF 16 Jonathan Linton up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Henry Thomas and Brandon Mitchell) 10 10 -0.37 -0.72 57.9
4 2:00 3 4 BUF 18 Doug Flutie sacked by Kato Serwanga for -6 yards 10 10 -0.72 -2.49 83.0
4 1:29 4 10 BUF 12 Chris Mohr punts 47 yards, returned by Troy Brown for 17 yards (tackle by Lennox Gordon) 10 10 -2.49 -2.79 89.4
4 1:19 1 10 BUF 42 Drew Bledsoe left end for 25 yards (tackle by Kurt Schulz) 10 10 2.79 4.44 98.3
4 1:04 1 10 BUF 42 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 10 10 0 0
4 1:04 1 10 BUF 17 Terry Allen up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by John Holecek and Bruce Smith) 10 10 4.44 4 98.3
4 0:57 1 10 BUF 17 Timeout #2 by Buffalo Bills 10 10 0 0
4 0:57 1 10 BUF 17 Timeout #2 by New England Patriots 10 10 0 0
4 0:57 2 9 BUF 16 Terry Allen left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Ted Washington and Phil Hansen) 10 10 4 3.34 96.9
4 0:49 2 9 BUF 16 Timeout #3 by Buffalo Bills 10 10 0 0
4 0:49 3 8 BUF 15 Drew Bledsoe right guard for no gain (tackle by Phil Hansen) 10 10 3.34 2.44 92.7
4 0:06 3 8 BUF 15 Timeout #3 by New England Patriots 10 10 0 0
4 0:06 4 8 BUF 15 Adam Vinatieri 33 yard field goal no good 10 10 2.44 -0.48 27.4
4 0:02 1 10 BUF 23 Doug Flutie kneels for -1 yards (tackle by Tedy Bruschi) 10 10 0.48 -0.2 49.9
End of Regulation1010-0.20
Overtime
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail BUF NWE EPB EPA Win%
OT 15:00 1 10 BUF 30 Steve Christie kicks off 63 yards, returned by Troy Brown for 26 yards (tackle by Joe Cummings) 10 10 0.94 -1.14 52.3
OT 15:00 1 10 NWE 33 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to Vincent Brisby for 4 yards (tackle by Thomas Smith and Sean Moran) 10 10 1.14 1.13 52.2
OT 15:00 2 6 NWE 37 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to Ben Coates for 20 yards (tackle by Sam Rogers and Henry Jones) 10 10 1.13 2.72 61.5
OT 15:00 1 10 BUF 43 Terry Allen left guard for 12 yards (tackle by Thomas Smith and Sam Cowart) 10 10 2.72 3.51 65.9
OT 15:00 1 10 BUF 31 Terry Allen right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Henry Jones and Sam Cowart) 10 10 3.51 3.1 63.6
OT 15:00 2 9 BUF 30 Terry Allen right guard for no gain (tackle by Sam Cowart and Phil Hansen) 10 10 3.1 2.41 59.7
OT 15:00 3 9 BUF 30 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Vincent Brisby 10 10 2.41 1.41 53.9
OT 15:00 4 9 BUF 30 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Vincent Brisby. Penalty on Shawn Price: Encroachment, 4 yards (no play) 10 10 1.41 1.79 56.1
OT 15:00 4 5 BUF 26 Adam Vinatieri 44 yard field goal no good 10 10 1.79 -1.2 38.6
OT 11:42 1 10 BUF 34 Doug Flutie pass complete to Bobby Collins for 11 yards (tackle by Chris Slade) 10 10 1.2 1.93 33.7
OT 11:42 1 10 BUF 45 Thurman Thomas left end for 18 yards (tackle by Lawyer Milloy) 10 10 1.93 3.12 26.7
OT 11:42 1 10 NWE 37 Thurman Thomas up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Chris Sullivan) 10 10 3.12 2.44 30.6
OT 11:42 2 11 NWE 38 Doug Flutie pass complete to Eric Moulds for 17 yards (tackle by Tony George). Eric Moulds fumbles (forced by Tony George), recovered by Tedy Bruschi at NWE-21 10 10 2.44 -0.34 48.4
OT 9:54 1 10 NWE 21 Terry Allen up the middle for 20 yards (tackle by Thomas Smith and Sam Cowart) 10 10 0.34 1.66 58.4
OT 9:54 1 10 NWE 41 Harold Shaw left tackle for -2 yards (tackle by Pat Williams) 10 10 1.66 0.85 52.6
OT 9:54 2 12 NWE 39 Drew Bledsoe sacked by Pat Williams for -6 yards 10 10 0.85 -0.63 41.9
OT 9:54 3 18 NWE 33 Drew Bledsoe up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Sean Moran and Pat Williams) 10 10 -0.63 -1.11 38.5
OT 9:54 4 17 NWE 34 Lee Johnson punts 24 yards, out of bounds 10 10 -1.11 -1.73 34.3
OT 7:31 1 10 BUF 42 Doug Flutie pass complete to Jay Riemersma for 7 yards (tackle by Tedy Bruschi and Ted Johnson) 10 10 1.73 2.13 30.0
OT 7:31 2 3 BUF 49 Doug Flutie pass complete to Peerless Price for 7 yards (tackle by Kato Serwanga) 10 10 2.13 2.65 26.4
OT 7:31 1 10 NWE 44 Thurman Thomas up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Ted Johnson and Tedy Bruschi) 10 10 2.65 2.65 26.4
OT 7:31 2 6 NWE 40 Doug Flutie pass complete to Jay Riemersma for 2 yards (tackle by Tedy Bruschi) 10 10 2.65 2.21 29.5
OT 7:31 3 4 NWE 38 Doug Flutie pass complete to Eric Moulds for 11 yards (tackle by Kato Serwanga and Lawyer Milloy) 10 10 2.21 3.78 19.3
OT 7:31 1 10 NWE 27 Doug Flutie pass complete to Kevin Williams for 9 yards (tackle by Ted Johnson) 10 10 3.78 4.53 15.3
OT 7:31 2 1 NWE 18 Thurman Thomas right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Ted Johnson and Kato Serwanga) 10 10 4.53 4.58 15.0
OT 7:31 1 10 NWE 15 Thurman Thomas up the middle for 9 yards (tackle by Tony George) 10 10 4.58 5.6 10.6
OT 2:00 2 1 NWE 6 Thurman Thomas left guard for no gain (tackle by Tedy Bruschi and Henry Thomas) 10 10 5.6 4.9 2.3
OT 1:51 2 1 NWE 6 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 10 10 0 0
OT 1:51 3 1 NWE 6 Steve Christie 23 yard field goal good 13 10 4.9 3 10.0
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Scoring plays are highlighted in green and accepted penalties are highlighted in gray, while changes of possession are denoted by a bold line. Expected points before and after are relative to the team possessing the ball at the start of the play (though kickoffs are assumed to be in possession of the receiving team).