New England


BUFFALO (3-5) at NEW ENGLAND (5-3)

Sunday, 1 p.m., CBS

OPENING LINE - Patriots by 11

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Buffalo 3-5; New England 5-3


NEW YORK (AP) If time spent at the bargaining table indicates progress, the NHL and the locked-out players' association finally could be on their way to making a deal to get hockey back on the ic


FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The numbers say Tom Brady is having another outstanding season.

- Sixth in passer rating.

- Tied for fifth in touchdown passes.

- Third in yards.


ST. LOUIS (AP) Rodger Saffold was pleased to be part of the St. Louis Rams' traveling party to London - until the game began.


OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) It was with no small amount of angst that cornerback Cary Williams declined a $15 million, three-year offer from the Baltimore Ravens during the past offseason.