Setting the scene at Gillette

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- After players had a day off on Tuesday, they are back to work Wednesday at Gillette Stadium.

Next up on the schedule is the Buffalo Bills, a team the Patriots have beaten 13 straight times. That is the longest winning streak over an opponent in Patriots history and tied for the fourth longest winning streak over an opponent in NFL history.

Longest NFL winning streaks

Miami (over Buffalo, 1970-1979) -- 20

San Francisco (over St. Louis, 1990-1998) -- 17

Miami (over Colts, 1980-1987) -- 14

New England (over Buffalo, 2003-present) -- 13

San Diego (over Oakland, 2003-present) -- 13

Dallas (over Cardinals, 1990-96) -- 13

Media members are scheduled to have access to the locker room from 11:15-noon today. Tom Brady will hold his weekly press conference at 11:45 a.m., while Bill Belichick is scheduled to answer questions from reporters at 12:15 p.m. Media members will have access to practice at around 1:05 p.m., and the injury report will be released around 4 p.m.

Bills rookie running back C.J. Spiller is scheduled to speak with New England reporters via conference call.