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Patriots’ offense inefficient in defeating Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — The Patriots’ offense, it turns out, might need a little more time to get up to speed.

The stats look good at first glance, with 431 total yards, but the offense was sloppy and inefficient in a 23-21 win over Buffalo Sunday. The Patriots gained their 431 yards on 89 plays, though, and were out of synch with so many new faces on offense.

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