The Buffalo Bills were easily defeated by the New England Patriots, 31 to 10, on November 9, 1997.

Final

NE

31

BUF

Bills

5-5-0

10

Team

NE

BUF

1

7

3

2

10

0

3

7

7

4

7

0

Total

31

10

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

NE

BUF

Bills

Steve Christie 23-yard field goal

0

3

Patriots

Derrick Cullors 86-yard kickoff return (Adam Vinatieri kick)

7

3

2nd quarter

NE

BUF

Patriots

Adam Vinatieri 42-yard field goal

10

3

Patriots

Ben Coates 6-yard pass from Drew Bledsoe (Adam Vinatieri kick)

17

3

3rd quarter

NE

BUF

Patriots

Chris Slade 1-yard interception return (Adam Vinatieri kick)

24

3

Bills

Antowain Smith 1-yard run (Steve Christie kick)

24

10

4th quarter

NE

BUF

Patriots

Curtis Martin 1-yard run (Adam Vinatieri kick)

31

10