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New England Patriots 34 at Buffalo Bills 3

Sunday, December 26, 2010
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New England Patriots (14-2-0)7177334
Buffalo Bills (4-12-0)30003

Game Info
Stadium Ralph Wilson Stadium
Start Time (ET) 1:02pm
Roof outdoors
Surface astroplay
Duration 3:00
Attendance 68,281
Weather 22 degrees, relative humidity 69%, wind 16 mph, wind chill 8
Vegas Line New England Patriots -9.0
Over/Under 45.5 (under)
Officials
Referee Alberto Riveron
Umpire Scott Dawson
Head Linesman Jim Mello
Field Judge Steve Zimmer
Back Judge Lee Dyer
Side Judge Jimmy DeBell
Line Judge Ron Phares

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

New England Patriots
Deep Left (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Middle (0/1, 0 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Rob Gronkowski 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (1/2, 23 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Rob Gronkowski 1 1 23 0
Brandon Tate 1 0 0
Short Left (6/9, 49 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Deion Branch 3 1 10 0
Alge Crumpler 1 1 4 1
Rob Gronkowski 1 1 15 0
Sammy Morris 1 1 3 0
Wes Welker 1 0 0 0
Danny Woodhead 2 2 17 0
Short Middle (7/12, 60 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Deion Branch 2 1 15 0
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 1 1 3 0
Rob Gronkowski 3 1 8 1
Wes Welker 4 3 19 0
Danny Woodhead 2 1 15 0
Short Right (1/3, 8 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Rob Gronkowski 1 1 8 1
Fred Taylor 1 0 0
Wes Welker 1 0 0 0
Buffalo Bills
Deep Left (3/7, 111 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Donald Jones 4 1 40 0
Naaman Roosevelt 2 1 30 0
C.J. Spiller 1 1 41 0
Deep Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Right (1/4, 16 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Steve Johnson 2 1 16 0
Donald Jones 1 0 0 0
C.J. Spiller 1 0 0 0
Short Left (5/9, 40 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Fred Jackson 1 1 8 0
Steve Johnson 6 3 28 0
Naaman Roosevelt 2 1 4 0
Short Middle (5/9, 56 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Fred Jackson 2 1 3 0
Steve Johnson 1 1 14 0
Donald Jones 3 1 -1 0
David Nelson 1 0 0
Naaman Roosevelt 2 2 40 0
Short Right (4/8, 28 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Steve Johnson 1 0 0 0
Donald Jones 4 3 15 0
Naaman Roosevelt 2 0 0 0
C.J. Spiller 1 1 13 0

Rushing

New England Patriots
LE (2 rushes, 22 yards)
Att Yds TD
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 1 10 0
Brandon Tate 1 12 0
LT (5 rushes, 15 yards)
Att Yds TD
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 3 13 0
Fred Taylor 1 -3 0
Danny Woodhead 1 5 0
LG (3 rushes, 31 yards)
Att Yds TD
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 1 15 0
Danny Woodhead 2 16 0
MD (16 rushes, 97 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Tom Brady 3 13 0
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 5 23 0
Brian Hoyer 1 1 0
Danny Woodhead 7 60 1
RG (8 rushes, 34 yards)
Att Yds TD
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 6 28 0
Danny Woodhead 2 6 0
RT (4 rushes, 21 yards)
Att Yds TD
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 3 15 0
Danny Woodhead 1 6 0
RE (0 rushes, 0 yards)
Buffalo Bills
LE (1 rush, 7 yards)
Att Yds TD
C.J. Spiller 1 7 0
LT (1 rush, 3 yards)
Att Yds TD
C.J. Spiller 1 3 0
LG (3 rushes, 15 yards)
Att Yds TD
Fred Jackson 2 9 0
C.J. Spiller 1 6 0
MD (11 rushes, 73 yards)
Att Yds TD
Fred Jackson 9 63 0
C.J. Spiller 2 10 0
RG (3 rushes, 13 yards)
Att Yds TD
Fred Jackson 2 9 0
C.J. Spiller 1 4 0
RT (0 rushes, 0 yards)RE (1 rush, 14 yards)
Att Yds TD
Ryan Fitzpatrick 1 14 0

Pass Tackles

New England Patriots
Deep Left Deep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
Buffalo Bills
Deep LeftDeep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

New England Patriots Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 10:08 NWE 23 8 3:44 31 Punt
2 5:33 BUF 48 4 1:47 48 Touchdown
3 1:52 NWE 20 9 4:25 80 Touchdown
4 7:32 NWE 32 10 3:35 52 Field Goal
5 2:24 BUF 27 7 1:51 27 Touchdown
6 15:00 NWE 35 3 2:04 9 Punt
7 12:11 BUF 11 3 0:44 11 Touchdown
8 9:27 NWE 22 3 1:20 9 Punt
9 8:00 BUF 34 4 1:34 1 Downs
10 4:53 NWE 37 3 2:02 5 Punt
11 1:08 NWE 45 11 5:53 47 Field Goal
12 3:31 NWE 20 3 1:40 1 Punt
13 1:51 BUF 36 3 1:51 -3 End of Game

Buffalo Bills Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 15:00 BUF 28 10 4:52 64 Field Goal
2 6:24 BUF 13 3 0:51 3 Punt
3 3:46 BUF 31 4 1:54 49 Fumble
4 12:27 BUF 25 9 4:55 43 Downs
5 3:57 BUF 25 4 1:33 13 Interception
6 0:33 BUF 31 3 0:33 14 End of Half
7 12:56 BUF 12 2 0:45 3 Interception
8 11:27 BUF 33 5 2:00 45 Downs
9 8:07 BUF 31 1 0:07 3 Fumble
10 6:26 BUF 33 4 1:33 29 Fumble
11 2:51 BUF 10 3 1:43 9 Punt
12 10:15 BUF 15 13 6:44 79 Interception

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE BUF EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 NWE 30 Shayne Graham kicks off 55 yards, returned by C.J. Spiller for 13 yards (tackle by Rob Ninkovich) 0 0 0 0.81 0.0
1 14:54 1 10 BUF 28 Fred Jackson up the middle for 27 yards (tackle by Brandon Meriweather) 0 0 0.81 2.59 31.7
1 14:25 1 10 NWE 45 C.J. Spiller left end for 7 yards (tackle by Brandon Meriweather) 0 0 2.59 2.99 32.9
1 13:55 2 3 NWE 38 Fred Jackson up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Jerod Mayo and Vince Wilfork) 0 0 2.99 2.54 31.8
1 13:15 3 1 NWE 36 Fred Jackson up the middle for 10 yards (tackle by Patrick Chung and Tully Banta-Cain) 0 0 2.54 3.84 35.6
1 12:33 1 10 NWE 26 C.J. Spiller up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Jerod Mayo) 0 0 3.84 4.27 37.0
1 11:51 2 3 NWE 19 Fred Jackson up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Vince Wilfork and Brandon Meriweather) 0 0 4.27 4.71 38.5
1 11:05 1 10 NWE 13 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete short right intended for Steve Johnson 0 0 4.71 4.05 36.9
1 11:00 2 10 NWE 13 Fred Jackson left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Eric Moore and Brandon Meriweather) 0 0 4.05 4.1 37.0
1 10:17 3 5 NWE 8 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete short left intended for Steve Johnson 0 0 4.1 2.97 34.0
1 10:12 4 5 NWE 8 Rian Lindell 26 yard field goal good 0 3 2.97 3 34.1
1 BUF 30 Rian Lindell kicks off 63 yards, returned by Brandon Tate for 16 yards (tackle by Corey McIntyre) 0 3 0 0.48 0.0
1 10:03 1 10 NWE 23 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep middle intended for Rob Gronkowski 0 3 0.48 -0.07 34.4
1 9:57 2 10 NWE 23 Danny Woodhead left guard for 8 yards (tackle by Jairus Byrd and Chris Kelsay) 0 3 -0.07 0.3 33.4
1 9:18 3 2 NWE 31 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right tackle for 10 yards (tackle by Donte Whitner and Arthur Moats) 0 3 0.3 1.66 29.8
1 8:34 1 10 NWE 41 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Wes Welker for 3 yards (tackle by Akin Ayodele) 0 3 1.66 1.53 30.3
1 8:00 2 7 NWE 44 BenJarvus Green-Ellis up the middle for 9 yards (tackle by Donte Whitner and George Wilson) 0 3 1.53 2.46 27.9
1 7:28 1 10 BUF 47 BenJarvus Green-Ellis up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Kyle Williams and Spencer Johnson) 0 3 2.46 2.05 29.1
1 6:47 2 9 BUF 46 Tom Brady pass incomplete short middle intended for Deion Branch 0 3 2.05 1.35 31.2
1 6:41 3 9 BUF 46 Tom Brady pass incomplete short middle intended for Rob Gronkowski (defended by Donte Whitner) 0 3 1.35 0.2 34.6
1 6:36 4 9 BUF 46 Zoltan Mesko punts 33 yards 0 3 0.2 0.32 34.3
1 6:24 1 10 BUF 13 Penalty on Andy Levitre: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 0 3 -0.32 -0.57 33.6
1 6:24 1 15 BUF 8 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete short left to Fred Jackson for 8 yards (tackle by Tully Banta-Cain) 0 3 -0.57 -0.44 34.0
1 5:51 2 7 BUF 16 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete short middle intended for Fred Jackson (defended by Gary Guyton) 0 3 -0.44 -1.06 32.3
1 5:47 3 7 BUF 16 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete short right intended for Naaman Roosevelt (defended by Darius Butler) 0 3 -1.06 -2.39 28.6
1 5:42 4 7 BUF 16 Brian Moorman punts 32 yards 0 3 -2.39 -2.39 28.6
1 5:33 1 10 BUF 48 BenJarvus Green-Ellis left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Paul Posluszny and Jairus Byrd) 0 3 2.39 2.52 28.3
1 4:59 2 5 BUF 43 BenJarvus Green-Ellis up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Kyle Williams and Drayton Florence) 0 3 2.52 3.12 26.8
1 4:24 1 10 BUF 37 Danny Woodhead left guard for 8 yards (tackle by Donte Whitner and Paul Posluszny) 0 3 3.12 3.65 25.5
1 3:52 2 2 BUF 29 Danny Woodhead up the middle for 29 yards, touchdown 6 3 3.65 7 19.8
1 Shayne Graham kicks extra point good 7 3 0 0 0.0
1 NWE 30 Shayne Graham kicks off 59 yards, returned by C.J. Spiller for 20 yards (tackle by Tracy White) 7 3 0 1 0.0
1 3:40 1 10 BUF 31 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete deep left to C.J. Spiller for 41 yards (tackle by Kyle Arrington) 7 3 1 3.71 26.6
1 3:15 1 10 NWE 28 C.J. Spiller up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Ron Brace and Tully Banta-Cain) 7 3 3.71 3.57 26.3
1 2:33 2 7 NWE 25 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete short left to Steve Johnson for 8 yards (tackle by Tully Banta-Cain) 7 3 3.57 4.44 28.8
1 2:01 1 10 NWE 17 Ryan Fitzpatrick sacked by Gary Guyton for -3 yards. Ryan Fitzpatrick fumbles (forced by Gary Guyton), recovered by Jerod Mayo at NWE-20 (tackle by Corey McIntyre) 7 3 4.44 -0.28 17.1
1 1:52 1 10 NWE 20 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Deion Branch for 15 yards (tackle by Akin Ayodele) 7 3 0.28 1.27 15.1
1 1:21 1 10 NWE 35 BenJarvus Green-Ellis left end for 10 yards (tackle by Akin Ayodele) 7 3 1.27 1.93 13.8
1 0:50 1 10 NWE 45 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Marcus Stroud and Kyle Williams) 7 3 1.93 2.06 13.6
1 0:21 2 5 50 Tom Brady up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Akin Ayodele). Penalty on Drayton Florence: Defensive Holding, 5 yards 7 3 2.06 3.05 11.8
1 0:06 1 10 BUF 38 Penalty on Sebastian Vollmer: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 3 3.05 2.72 12.4
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE BUF EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 1 15 BUF 43 Tom Brady up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Akin Ayodele) 7 3 2.72 2.24 13.3
2 14:21 2 12 BUF 40 Danny Woodhead right guard for 6 yards (tackle by Paul Posluszny) 7 3 2.24 2.34 13.1
2 13:39 3 6 BUF 34 Tom Brady pass complete deep right to Rob Gronkowski for 23 yards (tackle by Donte Whitner) 7 3 2.34 4.84 9.0
2 13:06 1 10 BUF 11 Danny Woodhead up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Jairus Byrd) 7 3 4.84 4.7 9.2
2 12:32 2 7 BUF 8 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Rob Gronkowski for 8 yards, touchdown 13 3 4.7 7 7.4
2 BUF 2 Shayne Graham kicks extra point good 14 3 0 0 0.0
2 NWE 30 Shayne Graham kicks off 61 yards, returned by Naaman Roosevelt for 16 yards (tackle by Sammy Morris) 14 3 0 0.61 0.0
2 12:22 1 10 BUF 25 Fred Jackson left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Patrick Chung) 14 3 0.61 0.6 6.9
2 11:42 2 6 BUF 29 Fred Jackson up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Kyle Love and Gerard Warren) 14 3 0.6 0.56 6.8
2 10:57 3 1 BUF 34 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete short middle to Naaman Roosevelt for 21 yards (tackle by Brandon Meriweather) 14 3 0.56 2.59 9.5
2 10:11 Timeout #1 by Buffalo Bills 14 3 0 0
2 10:11 1 10 NWE 45 C.J. Spiller left guard for 6 yards (tackle by Landon Cohen and Jerod Mayo) 14 3 2.59 2.85 9.9
2 9:31 2 4 NWE 39 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete short left to Steve Johnson for 9 yards (tackle by Rob Ninkovich) 14 3 2.85 3.58 11.1
2 9:09 1 10 NWE 30 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete short left to Fred Jackson for 17 yards (tackle by Brandon Meriweather). Penalty on Mansfield Wrotto: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 14 3 3.58 2.92 10.0
2 8:37 1 20 NWE 40 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete deep right intended for Steve Johnson (defended by Patrick Chung) 14 3 2.92 1.68 8.1
2 8:32 2 20 NWE 40 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete short right to Donald Jones for 8 yards (tackle by Gary Guyton) 14 3 1.68 2.08 8.7
2 7:44 3 12 NWE 32 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete deep left intended for Donald Jones 14 3 2.08 1.24 7.4
2 7:39 4 12 NWE 32 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete short left intended for Steve Johnson (defended by Jerod Mayo) 14 3 1.24 -1.07 4.8
2 7:32 1 10 NWE 32 Brandon Tate left end for 12 yards (tackle by Donte Whitner) 14 3 1.07 1.86 4.1
2 7:06 1 10 NWE 44 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Deion Branch (defended by Drayton Florence) 14 3 1.86 1.32 4.6
2 7:02 2 10 NWE 44 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Sammy Morris for 3 yards (tackle by Akin Ayodele) 14 3 1.32 1.03 4.8
2 6:19 3 7 NWE 47 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Deion Branch for 10 yards (tackle by Drayton Florence) 14 3 1.03 2.72 3.4
2 5:52 1 10 BUF 43 Danny Woodhead up the middle for 8 yards (tackle by Akin Ayodele) 14 3 2.72 3.26 3.0
2 5:20 2 2 BUF 35 BenJarvus Green-Ellis left guard for 15 yards (tackle by Jairus Byrd and Donte Whitner) 14 3 3.26 4.24 2.3
2 4:47 1 10 BUF 20 Danny Woodhead up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Jairus Byrd and Chris Kelsay) 14 3 4.24 4.28 2.3
2 4:09 2 6 BUF 16 Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Wes Welker 14 3 4.28 3.52 2.7
2 4:05 3 6 BUF 16 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Wes Welker 14 3 3.52 2.4 3.4
2 4:01 4 6 BUF 16 Shayne Graham 34 yard field goal good 17 3 2.4 3 3.0
2 NWE 30 Shayne Graham kicks off 67 yards, returned by C.J. Spiller for 22 yards (tackle by Matt Slater) 17 3 0 0.61 0.0
2 3:57 1 10 BUF 25 Penalty on Erik Pears: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 17 3 0.61 0.28 3.2
2 3:46 1 15 BUF 20 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete deep right to Steve Johnson for 16 yards 17 3 0.28 1.33 4.0
2 3:22 1 10 BUF 36 Fred Jackson up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Landon Cohen and Jerod Mayo) 17 3 1.33 1.06 3.7
2 2:40 2 8 BUF 38 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete short middle intended for David Nelson (defended by Jerod Mayo) 17 3 1.06 0.37 3.1
2 2:35 3 8 BUF 38 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete short right intended for Naaman Roosevelt is intercepted by Patrick Chung at BUF-46 and returned for 19 yards (tackle by C.J. Spiller) 17 3 0.37 -3.78 1.1
2 2:24 1 10 BUF 27 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Arthur Moats and Akin Ayodele) 17 3 3.78 3.37 1.2
2 2:00 2 9 BUF 26 Danny Woodhead right tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Donte Whitner and Marcus Stroud) 17 3 3.37 3.47 1.2
2 1:31 3 3 BUF 20 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Donte Whitner) 17 3 3.47 4.51 0.9
2 1:25 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 17 3 0 0
2 1:25 1 10 BUF 16 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Wes Welker for 9 yards (tackle by Akin Ayodele and Jairus Byrd) 17 3 4.51 5.54 0.6
2 0:47 2 1 BUF 7 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Deion Branch (defended by Drayton Florence) 17 3 5.54 4.85 0.7
2 0:42 3 1 BUF 7 Tom Brady up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Kyle Williams and Akin Ayodele) 17 3 4.85 6.28 0.5
2 0:38 Timeout #2 by New England Patriots 17 3 0 0
2 0:38 1 4 BUF 4 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Alge Crumpler for 4 yards, touchdown 23 3 6.28 7 0.5
2 Shayne Graham kicks extra point good. Penalty on Drayton Florence: Defensive Offside, 5 yards 24 3 0 0 0.0
2 NWE 35 Shayne Graham kicks off 49 yards, returned by Naaman Roosevelt for 15 yards (tackle by Tracy White) 24 3 0 1 0.0
2 0:26 1 10 BUF 31 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete short left to Steve Johnson for 11 yards (tackle by Kyle Arrington) 24 3 1 1.73 0.6
2 0:19 Timeout #2 by Buffalo Bills 24 3 0 0
2 0:19 1 10 BUF 42 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete deep right intended for Donald Jones (defended by Brandon Meriweather). Replay Assistant challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld. 24 3 1.73 1.19 0.5
2 0:11 2 10 BUF 42 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete short middle to Fred Jackson for 3 yards (tackle by Eric Moore) 24 3 1.19 0.89 0.4
End of Half2430.890
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE BUF EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 BUF 30 Rian Lindell kicks off 58 yards, returned by Sammy Morris for 23 yards (tackle by Scott Chandler) 24 3 0 1.27 0.0
3 14:53 1 10 NWE 35 Penalty on Dan Koppen: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 24 3 1.27 0.94 0.3
3 14:53 1 15 NWE 30 Danny Woodhead up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Donte Whitner and Paul Posluszny) 24 3 0.94 0.86 0.3
3 14:23 2 9 NWE 36 Danny Woodhead up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Marcus Stroud and Akin Ayodele) 24 3 0.86 0.7 0.3
3 13:46 3 5 NWE 40 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Danny Woodhead for 4 yards (tackle by Paul Posluszny and Drayton Florence) 24 3 0.7 -0.46 0.4
3 13:04 4 1 NWE 44 Zoltan Mesko punts 44 yards, fair catch by C.J. Spiller 24 3 -0.46 0.35 0.3
3 12:56 1 10 BUF 12 Fred Jackson up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Rob Ninkovich and Gary Guyton) 24 3 -0.35 -0.5 0.3
3 12:17 2 7 BUF 15 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete short left intended for Steve Johnson is intercepted by Jarrad Page at BUF-21. Penalty on Chad Rinehart: Chop Block, 10 yards 24 3 -0.5 -4.84 0.0
3 12:11 1 10 BUF 11 BenJarvus Green-Ellis left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Jairus Byrd) 24 3 4.84 4.7 0.1
3 11:38 2 7 BUF 8 Tom Brady pass incomplete short middle intended for Rob Gronkowski 24 3 4.7 3.76 0.1
3 11:34 3 7 BUF 8 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Rob Gronkowski for 8 yards, touchdown 30 3 3.76 7 0.0
3 Shayne Graham kicks extra point good 31 3 0 0 0.0
3 NWE 30 Shayne Graham kicks off 55 yards, returned by C.J. Spiller for 18 yards (tackle by Patrick Chung) 31 3 0 1.14 0.0
3 11:21 1 10 BUF 33 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete deep left to Donald Jones for 40 yards (tackle by Kyle Arrington) 31 3 1.14 3.78 0.1
3 11:02 1 10 NWE 27 Fred Jackson up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Tully Banta-Cain and Jarrad Page) 31 3 3.78 3.37 0.1
3 10:23 2 9 NWE 26 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete short right to Donald Jones for 4 yards (tackle by Gary Guyton and Devin McCourty) 31 3 3.37 3.2 0.1
3 9:38 3 5 NWE 22 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete short middle intended for Donald Jones (defended by Vince Wilfork) 31 3 3.2 2.04 0.0
3 9:33 4 5 NWE 22 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete deep left intended for Naaman Roosevelt 31 3 2.04 -0.41 0.0
3 9:27 1 10 NWE 22 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right guard for 8 yards (tackle by Jairus Byrd and Akin Ayodele) 31 3 0.41 0.95 0.0
3 8:57 2 2 NWE 30 BenJarvus Green-Ellis up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Spencer Johnson and Akin Ayodele) 31 3 0.95 0.37 0.0
3 8:19 3 1 NWE 31 Tom Brady pass incomplete short middle intended for Wes Welker (defended by Drayton Florence) 31 3 0.37 -1.31 0.0
3 8:15 4 1 NWE 31 Zoltan Mesko punts 38 yards, fair catch by C.J. Spiller 31 3 -1.31 -1 0.0
3 8:07 1 10 BUF 31 C.J. Spiller left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Jerod Mayo and Eric Moore). NWE challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was overturned. C.J. Spiller left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Jerod Mayo and Eric Moore). C.J. Spiller fumbles (forced by Jerod Mayo), recovered by Dane Fletcher at BUF-34 (tackle by Jonathan Stupar) 31 3 1 -3.31 0.0
3 8:00 1 10 BUF 34 Tom Brady pass complete deep right to Alge Crumpler for 31 yards (tackle by Akin Ayodele). Penalty on Logan Mankins: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 31 3 3.31 2.65 0.0
3 7:49 1 20 BUF 44 Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Deion Branch. Penalty on Rob Gronkowski: Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards (no play) 31 3 2.65 1.99 0.0
3 7:44 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 31 3 0 0
3 7:44 1 30 NWE 46 Danny Woodhead up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Spencer Johnson) 31 3 1.99 0.88 0.0
3 7:17 2 24 BUF 48 Tom Brady pass incomplete short middle intended for Danny Woodhead 31 3 0.88 0.23 0.0
3 7:13 3 24 BUF 48 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Danny Woodhead for 15 yards (tackle by Paul Posluszny) 31 3 0.23 1.15 0.0
3 6:33 4 9 BUF 33 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep right intended for Brandon Tate 31 3 1.15 -1.14 0.0
3 6:26 1 10 BUF 33 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete short right intended for Donald Jones 31 3 1.14 0.59 0.0
3 6:22 2 10 BUF 33 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete short middle to Naaman Roosevelt for 19 yards (tackle by Patrick Chung and Brandon Meriweather) 31 3 0.59 2.39 0.0
3 5:36 1 10 NWE 48 Ryan Fitzpatrick sacked by Kyle Love for -4 yards 31 3 2.39 1.31 0.0
3 5:04 2 14 BUF 48 Ryan Fitzpatrick right end for 14 yards (tackle by Devin McCourty). Ryan Fitzpatrick fumbles (forced by Devin McCourty), recovered by Eric Moore at NWE-37 (tackle by Ryan Fitzpatrick) 31 3 1.31 -1.4 0.0
3 4:53 1 10 NWE 37 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Alex Carrington) 31 3 1.4 0.99 0.0
3 4:16 2 9 NWE 38 Tom Brady sacked by Chris Kelsay for -9 yards 31 3 0.99 -0.89 0.0
3 3:48 3 18 NWE 29 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Danny Woodhead for 13 yards (tackle by George Wilson and Bryan Scott) 31 3 -0.89 -0.59 0.0
3 3:04 4 5 NWE 42 Zoltan Mesko punts 48 yards 31 3 -0.59 0.38 0.0
3 2:51 1 10 BUF 10 Fred Jackson right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Vince Wilfork and Gary Guyton) 31 3 -0.38 -0.56 0.0
3 2:06 2 7 BUF 13 Fred Jackson right guard for 6 yards (tackle by Patrick Chung and Eric Moore) 31 3 -0.56 -0.37 0.0
3 1:23 3 1 BUF 19 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete deep left intended for Donald Jones (defended by Darius Butler) 31 3 -0.37 -2.14 0.0
3 1:16 4 1 BUF 19 Brian Moorman punts 36 yards, fair catch by Julian Edelman 31 3 -2.14 -1.93 0.0
3 1:08 1 10 NWE 45 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Rob Gronkowski for 15 yards (tackle by Drayton Florence) 31 3 1.93 2.92 0.0
3 0:27 1 10 BUF 40 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to BenJarvus Green-Ellis for 3 yards (tackle by Akin Ayodele and Paul Posluszny) 31 3 2.92 2.78 0.0
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE BUF EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 2 7 BUF 37 BenJarvus Green-Ellis up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Paul Posluszny and Akin Ayodele) 31 3 2.78 2.87 0.0
4 14:24 3 1 BUF 31 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Paul Posluszny) 31 3 2.87 3.58 0.0
4 13:52 1 10 BUF 30 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Donte Whitner and Marcus Stroud) 31 3 3.58 3.57 0.0
4 13:18 2 6 BUF 26 BenJarvus Green-Ellis left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Akin Ayodele and Paul Posluszny) 31 3 3.57 3.53 0.0
4 12:32 3 1 BUF 21 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right guard for 9 yards (tackle by Spencer Johnson and Donte Whitner) 31 3 3.53 4.78 0.0
4 11:54 1 10 BUF 12 Fred Taylor left tackle for -3 yards (tackle by Akin Ayodele and Paul Posluszny) 31 3 4.78 3.66 0.0
4 11:06 2 13 BUF 15 Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Fred Taylor (defended by Chris Kelsay) 31 3 3.66 3 0.0
4 11:02 3 13 BUF 15 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Wes Welker for 7 yards (tackle by Paul Posluszny and Donte Whitner) 31 3 3 2.96 0.0
4 10:19 4 6 BUF 8 Shayne Graham 26 yard field goal good 34 3 2.96 3 0.0
4 NWE 30 Shayne Graham kicks off 63 yards, returned by C.J. Spiller for no gain 34 3 0 -0.22 0.0
4 10:07 1 10 BUF 15 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete short middle to Steve Johnson for 14 yards (tackle by Patrick Chung) 34 3 -0.22 0.87 0.0
4 9:30 1 10 BUF 29 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete short middle to Donald Jones for -1 yards (tackle by Vince Wilfork and Eric Moore) 34 3 0.87 0.19 0.0
4 8:47 2 11 BUF 28 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete short right to C.J. Spiller for 13 yards (tackle by Devin McCourty) 34 3 0.19 1.66 0.0
4 8:15 1 10 BUF 41 C.J. Spiller right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Tully Banta-Cain and Gary Guyton) 34 3 1.66 1.66 0.0
4 7:33 2 6 BUF 45 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete deep right intended for C.J. Spiller 34 3 1.66 0.96 0.0
4 7:27 3 6 BUF 45 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete deep left to Naaman Roosevelt for 30 yards (tackle by Patrick Chung) 34 3 0.96 3.91 0.0
4 6:41 1 10 NWE 25 Ryan Fitzpatrick sacked by Dane Fletcher for 0 yards 34 3 3.91 3.36 0.0
4 6:04 2 10 NWE 25 Fred Jackson up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Tully Banta-Cain and Dane Fletcher) 34 3 3.36 3.66 0.0
4 5:22 3 3 NWE 18 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete deep left intended for Donald Jones 34 3 3.66 2.35 0.0
4 5:17 4 3 NWE 18 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete short left to Naaman Roosevelt for 4 yards (tackle by Devin McCourty) 34 3 2.35 4.65 0.0
4 4:31 1 10 NWE 14 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete short right to Donald Jones for 3 yards (tackle by Gerard Warren) 34 3 4.65 4.52 0.0
4 3:49 2 7 NWE 11 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete short left intended for Naaman Roosevelt 34 3 4.52 3.62 0.0
4 3:44 3 7 NWE 11 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete short middle intended for Naaman Roosevelt (defended by Patrick Chung). Penalty on Dane Fletcher: Defensive Holding, 5 yards (no play) 34 3 3.62 5.83 0.0
4 3:37 1 6 NWE 6 Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete short middle intended for Donald Jones is intercepted by Dane Fletcher 34 3 5.83 -0.28 0.0
4 3:31 1 10 NWE 20 Brian Hoyer for no gain. Penalty on Logan Mankins: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 34 3 0.28 -0.31 0.0
4 3:31 1 15 NWE 15 Danny Woodhead right guard for no gain (tackle by Spencer Johnson) 34 3 -0.31 -1.07 0.0
4 2:58 2 15 NWE 15 Danny Woodhead left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Drayton Florence) 34 3 -1.07 -0.96 0.0
4 2:52 3 10 NWE 20 Brian Hoyer up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Paul Posluszny) 34 3 -0.96 -1.96 0.0
4 2:00 4 9 NWE 21 Zoltan Mesko punts 43 yards, muffed catch by C.J. Spiller, recovered by Sergio Brown and returned for no gain 34 3 -1.96 3.18 0.0
4 1:51 1 10 BUF 36 Brian Hoyer kneels for -1 yards 34 3 3.18 2.5 0.0
4 1:09 2 11 BUF 37 Brian Hoyer kneels for -1 yards 34 3 2.5 1.69 0.0
4 0:30 3 12 BUF 38 Brian Hoyer kneels for -1 yards 34 3 1.69 0.66 0.0
End of Regulation3430.660
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).