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Amendola has a mixed night as Patriots beat Bills

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The New England Patriots have become the second 10-0 team in the NFL this season as they put in a 20-13 win over the Buffalo Bills.

It was a strong performance for the Patriots who came up against a very stubborn Rex Ryan defense who were committed to playing physical.

A tough night for New England

The Patriots may have gotten the win but there was a lot of cause for concern from the match for Bill Belichick and his men.


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Their already depleted receiver core suffered more pain tonight as Danny Amendola and Aaron Dobson both left the game with injuries.

Amendola was in the middle of a big night as he got 117 receiving yards before leaving the game in the second half with a knee injury.

Amendola didn't return to the game in a move that will surely concern the Patriots fans with a trip to the Denver Broncos on the cards for next week.

With New England already missing their star wide receiver in Julian Edelman, the loss of Amendola and Dobson leaves them wanting in the passing game.

It didn't help however that star tight-end Rob Gronkowski was limited to just 37 receiving yards off of two catches.

The victory would have been more comfortable for New England though had it not been for one of the more bizarre plays of the season.

Officiating catastrophe

There was one of the strangest plays of the year as Tom Brady threw the ball down the field to Amendola who made the catch and had roughly 60 yards of open grass ahead of him to the end-zone.

The play was however whistled dead by the officials while the ball was in the air for no apparent reason whatsoever.

The referees had to announce the inadvertent whistle blow which in all likelihood stopped a sure fire touchdown for New England.

Shady shows his best

Despite the loss, there were some positives for the Buffalo Bills as runningback LeSean McCoy had his best performance as a Bills player.

McCoy came away with 123 yards from scrimmage with one rushing touchdown, marking his third straight game with over 100 total yards.


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