September 26, 2011
Barry Chin/Globe Staff
Tom Brady and the Patriots suffered their first loss of the season in a 34-31 decision at Buffalo yesterday.
The Patriots sideline was dour as the Bills prepared to kick their game-winning field goal as time expired.
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Bills fans were pumped watching their team end a 15-game losing streak to New England. Their last win in the series was in September 2003.
Teammates crowded Bills kicker Rian Lindell after his game-clinching field goal.
Patriots coach Bill Belichick watched his team surrender a 21-0 lead.
Brady threw four interceptions in the game. That matched his total from all of the 2010 season.
Drayton Florence leaped into the stands to celebrate a touchdown off one of those interceptions in the fourth quarter.
A disappointed Andre Carter left the field as the Patriots fell to 2-1.
Fred Jackson torched the Patriots for 161 yards from scrimmage and a touchdown.
Bills running back Corey McIntyre gave the Patriots the boot after the Bills tied the game at 24-24 during the fourth quarter.
Wes Welker had a career day with 16 catches for 217 yards and two touchdowns in the loss.
Chad Ochocinco dropped a likely touchdown near the goal line during the fourth quarter.
The win brought celebration from Eric Pears (79) and the Bills, who improved to 3-0.