Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
"That'll be unbelievable," Bills head coach Dick Jauron said. "I'm really excited about that. It's terrific news for us, terrific news for our fans."
The NFL announced their opening-weekend primetime games Monday afternoon at the annual owners' meeting, which began Monday morning and runs through Wednesday at the St. Regis Hotel.
The Bills-Patriots opener is part of the 50-year celebration of the AFL. The Bills and Patriots will wear their throwback uniforms. The second game will feature the San Diego Chargers at Oakland Raiders at 10:15 p.m. ET.