29 October 2017: Raiders at Bills
Ex-Raiders showed out against their old team today. No Jordan Poyer, no EJ Gaines, no Marcel Dareus. But four takeaways for the defense and no turnovers for the offense make for a good ending.
First NFL team with a +12 or greater turnover ration after seven games in almost 15 years.
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22 October 2017: Buccaneers at Bills
Zay makes some plays.
Deonte Thompson – signed this week, I thought maybe he can get on the field as a downfield blocker. Four receptions for 107 yards!?!? Nice.
The defense continues to regress, sort of. I wasn’t pleased with the tackling today, but that’s clearly because they’re sacrificing some tackles for an opportunity to strip the ball.
And our future Defensive Rookie of Year did his by now typical rookie mistake followed by All-Pro heroics.
At the end of the day – it was a win!
08 October 2017: Bills at Bengals
Ugh. The good news is this is the first time in nine years that the Bills are in first place in the AFC East for two consecutive weeks. Who would’ve thought that the Jets would be on a three game winning streak to be tied for first place with the Pats. And the Bills. (Well – not the Bills really since we have the head-to-head, but still.)
Have I mentioned that I hate Vontaze Burfict?
Thank goodness for the bye week. Hopefully the Bills #1 receiver will be back (and by #1 receiver I mean TE Charles Clay) when they next play against Tampa Bay. Oh – and the Indians lost to the Yankees too. Which for many Bills fans is a good thing, but I’m a Tribe fan, so it’s just one of those nights.
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01 October 2017: Bills at Falcons
Watching the Bills take their show on the road as eight point dogs and come away winners is a rare sight. And I’ll enjoy it all week.
(Honestly watching the Pats lose and their fans blame Gilmore is a the icing and sweet filling to the cake. Schadenfreude.)
Zay Jones take three. That dropped pass when he hit the ground…I thought that was it. I was very happy to see him pull in a similar pass later in the game and cradle it like his baby when he hit the ground again. His joining Jordan Matthews in the post-TD celebration was good to see as well.
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