ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Let’s get this out of the way: A win is a win in the NFL, and they’re not easy to come by, even for the Patriots.
“I was proud of our team today,” coach Bill Belichick said after the Patriots eked out a 23-21 win over the Bills. “It’s always tough to win in the division, on the road. It’s good to get off to that start.”
Now that those pleasantries are out of the way, it’s time to be realistic about the Patriots’ offense after Sunday’s showing. With all the changes made at receiver and tight end in the offseason, Patriots fans might want to get used to seeing their team scratch and claw and struggle to score. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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