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After securing a 33-21 victory over bitter AFC East rivals, the New England Patriots, last week, the Buffalo Bills (9-6) ‘s path to their second consecutive divisional crown is clear: win and win. in return. return of the AFC East titles for the first time since four consecutive victories from 1988 to 1991.

While the Bills and Patriots have identical 9-6 records, Buffalo holds the tiebreaker with better records in Division games (Buffalo is 4-1, Patriots 3- 2).

The Bills can take the next step to win the division and win a home playoff game on Sunday, when they host the Atlanta Falcons (7-8) at Highmark Stadium for a home game at 1 p.m. EST during the week 17.

Buffalo took control of the AFC East race thanks in part to Josh Allen, Buffalo’s All Pro quarterback, who compiled arguably the most complete game of his young career. Allen completed 30 of 47 passes for 314 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions in the road win over New England, becoming the first NFL player with at least 100 passing touchdowns and at least 20 touchdowns. on the ground during their first four seasons in the NFL.

Allen’s receivers also had huge games, led by Isaiah McKenzie (11 receptions for 125 yards and one touchdown) and Stefon Diggs (seven passes for 85 yards and one touchdown). Devin Singletary rushed for a touchdown and finished with 78 all-purpose yards, while Micah Hyde knocked out Mac Jones twice as the Bills shared the season series with the Patriots.

Buffalo became the first team since the Indianapolis Colts in 2005-2006 to travel to Foxborough and recover from losses for the Patriots in consecutive seasons, and the first team since the Denver Broncos in 1995 and 1996 to record losses. double-digit losses to New England in consecutive seasons.

On the other hand, the Falcons kept their low NFC playoff hopes alive with a 20-16 win over the Detroit Lions in Week 16. Matt Ryan completed 18 of 24 passes for 215 yards and had threw a decisive 12-yard touchdown. in Hayden Hurst, and Foye Oluokun retained the victory with an interception at the Atlanta one-yard line with 33 seconds remaining.

Sunday’s game is the 13th all-time meeting between the Bills and the Falcons. Atlanta leads the all-time series 7-5, but the Bills were off to a 23-17 victory in the last clash on October 1, 2017. Stephen Hauschka scored three goals in the fourth quarter, Tre’Davious White won a fumbled and ran back 52 yards for a touchdown, Charles Clay added five receptions for 112 yards and Hyde knocked out Ryan twice to fuel the Buffalo victory.

This will be Atlanta’s first trip to Orchard Park in 16 years, when the Falcons defeated the Bills 24-16 on September 25, 2005. Technically, the Bills hosted the Falcons on December 1, 2013, but that game, a 34- The Falcons’ 31 overtime victory was played at the Rogers Center in Toronto.

Buffalo is listed as a 14.5 point favorite against the Falcons. The Bills will wear their blue jersey with white pants and a white helmet. Here are all the ways to watch Sunday’s game from home:

TV Program / Streaming / Radio

Dated: Sunday January 2, 2022

Time: 1 p.m. ET

Channel: The game will air on FOX on WUTV and CFTO in Buffalo, WUHF in Rochester, WFXV and WSYT in Syracuse and Utica, WSYT and WICZ in Binghamton, WICZ, WSYT and WYDC in Elmira, WXXA in Albany and WFXP in Erie. Consult the distribution map.

Advertisers: Kevin Kugler (play-by-play), Mark Sanchez (analyst) and Laura Okmin (journalist).

Diffusion: FuboTV and the Buffalo Bills app (especially useful for those with DIRECTV)

Site: Highmark Stadium | Orchard Park, New York

Playback by radio playback: John Murphy and Eric Wood with secondary reporter Sal Capaccio.

In line: NFL Match Pass, NFL.com Game Center

Betting odds *

Line: Invoices by 14.5

Bet: DraftKings Sportsbook

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Final injury report

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  • Questionable: DT Ed Oliver (ankle), WR Emmanuel Sanders (knee).
  • Will play: DE Mario Addison (forearm), DT Vernon Butler (disease), S Micah Hyde (forearm), S Jaquan Johnson (disease), RB Taiwan Jones (knee), S Jordan Poyer (shoulder), RB Devin Singletary (ankle)).

Atlanta Falcons

  • Doubtful: CB Fabian Moreau (ribs).
  • Will play: OLB Dante Fowler Jr. (illness), RB / WR Cordarrelle Patterson (rest), TE Lee Smith (rest).
* Dimensions / lines subject to change. The T & Cs apply. See draftkings.com/sportsbook for details.

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