The New England defense is first in the NFL in the sack department, recording 11 sacks through two games.
The Boston Globe listed "limiting the Buffalo rushing offense" as a key to success for the New England defense.
The New England defense sacked Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger three times in the NFL season opener.
The Boston Globe notes the absence of Tarell Brown from New England's final preseason game as evidence that he may be starting at cornerback opposite Malcolm Butler.
The Patriots defense held the Carolina Panthers offense to just 129 yards of total offense on Saturday.