FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The Buffalo Bills are missing three starting defensive players with end Chris Kelsay and cornerback Aaron Williams joining end Mark Anderson on the sideline against the New England Patriots.
Kelsay has a neck injury, Williams hurt his right knee the previous Sunday and Anderson had a setback from left knee surgery and missed his fourth straight game.
Also inactive for Buffalo are linebacker Kirk Morrison, defensive back Mana Silva, offensive tackle Thomas Welch and quarterback Tavaris Jackson.
The Patriots got one starting safety back. Steve Gregory had missed four games with a hip injury, but Patrick Chung was out for the third game with a shoulder injury. Tight end Aaron Hernandez misses his second straight game with a sprained right ankle. The other inactive Patriots are defensive linemen Trevor Scott, Ron Brace and Jake Bequette, linebacker Tracy White and defensive back Malcolm Williams.