Raiders at Bills

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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Bucs at Bills

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!

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Bills at Bengals

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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Bills at Falcons

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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Broncos at Bills

24 September 2017: Broncos at Bills

Okay – so the Bills defense is legit. And the offense this week was…acceptable? Is that the correct definition? Maybe “good enough” is good enough.

Zay Jones  take two. I really like the kid, but that bobble in the end zone could have been a catastrophe. When you’ve been saved by Andre Holmes hands, there is a valid concern.

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Bills at Panthers

17 September 2017: Bills at Panthers

Question moving forward: Are both team’s defenses that good, or are both team’s offenses that inept?

Zay Jones – I don’t blame him for the last play. That was a tough catch and only looked possible because of the effort he made to reach back for it. I do blame him for a couple others (i.e. about 3:30 left in the 3rd quarter on a 3rd down play. That would have moved the Bills into field goal range with a first down.)

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Jets at Bills

10 September 2017: Jets at Bills

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