When your back is against the wall, there is only one way to respond: fight.
“How do we get out of that corner?” said Slater. “Win the game. Simple as that.
“We have to start putting some numbers in the win column and hopefully we can do that this weekend. It’s going to be tough, but hopefully we do enough to get a win.
“That’s the only way to get back going.”
Losing stinks. After two weeks of it, the Patriots have focused on eliminating it at the expense of the Bills. Buffalo would like nothing more than to duplicate its result from 12 months ago, and send its division rivals home wrapped in the essence of defeat.