The New England Patriots got no help in the early games on Sunday afternoon. So the only way they were going to be able to secure a first round bye in the NFL Playoffs was to go out and win in the game in a driving rainstorm.
LeGarrette Blount made sure that the bye would be secured. There was no stopping Blount on Sunday, you could only hope to contain him.
And the Buffalo Bills couldn't do that as the Patriots went on to a 34-20 win behind Blount's 189 yards rushing and two touchdowns at Gillette Stadium.
The Patriots finish the 2013 season at 12-4 and will be the No. 2 seed in the AFC behind the Denver Broncos. Buffalo's season comes to a close at 6-10.
Blount actually finished the game with 334 all-purpose yards as he had two kickoff returns for 145 yards.
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