ESPN analyst: Game vs. Bills ‘tailor-made’ for Bill Belichick, Patriots
The Bruins defeated the Predators in Nashville on Thursday, 2-0. Jake DeBrusk and Brandon Carlo scored for Boston.
Tonight, the Celtics are in Utah to play the Jazz at 9 p.m.
And tomorrow at 7 p.m., the Boston Pride host the Toronto Six at Warrior Ice Arena.
Previewing Patriots-Bills: The stakes for the Monday night matchup between the Patriots and Bills in Buffalo are enormous. Each team will enter the game with four losses, and the winner will take a large (though not decisive) step towards an AFC East crown.
New England, riding a six-game winning streak, has been increasingly seen as a legitimate contender. One person picking the Patriots is former NFL safety (and current ESPN analyst) Ryan Clark.
Speaking on a Friday morning “Get Up!” segment, Clark identified the absence of Bills cornerback Tre’Davious White—out for the season with a torn ACL—as a major factor.
“The strength of this team has been the secondary,” Clark said of the Bills. “So now when you can’t play that man-to-man coverage, when you can’t do some of those things that he allows you to do, you have to get some softer boxes. The one…