If the Bills defeat the Bengals they will be 4 – 1 entering the second quarter of the season. Cincinnati is struggling, going 1 – 3 through Week 4. The game is winnable, with the Buffalo defense limiting their opponents to 54 points. Tyrod Taylor is improving, putting together convincing scoring drives. WITH ONE WEEK UNTIL THE BYE, THE BILLS HAVE EMERGED AS PLAYOFF CONTENDERS. THEY HAVE NOW WON HALF AS MANY GAMES AS ALL LAST YEAR. THE UPSTARTS ARE TURNING HEADS. LOOKING TO SUSTAIN THE MOMENTUM AND MAKE A PLAYOFF RUN, WE ARE GALVANIZED AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills have signed 3 players following injuries to Ramon Humber, Jordan Matthews, and Colt Anderson. Back in action are safety Trey Elston and receiver Philly Brown. Both spent most of the offseason with the team before being released. Also signed was safety Shamarko Thomas. To make room on the roster, Eric Lee and Robert Blanton were cut and Anderson placed on injured reserve. THE MOVES ARE INTENDED TO SHORE UP THE DEPLETED PERSONNEL RANKS. THE FALCONS GAME WAS COSTLY IN TERMS OF INJURIES TO STARTERS. LOOKING FOR PRODUCTION FROM THE BACKUPS, WE ARE HOPEFUL AS 1BUFFALO.
The upstart Bills are making believers of many naysayers. They sit alone atop the AFC East one quarter of the way into the season. The defense is on fire, ranking first in the league with points allowed. The offense is performing credibly. Tyrod Taylor continues to impress with his mobility and precision. COACH McDERMOTT IS MAKING GOOD ON HIS PLEDGE TO PLAY OUR TAILS OFF THIS YEAR. THE TEAM IS NOT TANKING AS PART OF A REBUILDING EFFORT. A WILD CARD BERTH IS A POSSIBILITY AFTER 17 SEASONS OF FRUSTRATION. LOOKING FOR CONTINUED SPIRITED PLAY AND A SHOT AT THE PLAYOFFS, WE ARE ENCOURAGED AS 1BUFFALO.
3 Bills sustained injuries in the Falcons game that will require surgery. Both Jordan Matthews and Ramon Humber broke their thumbs. Colt Anderson will have an operation on his forearm. They are expected to be out indefinitely. Coach McDermott termed these injuries a fact of life in the NFL. PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL IS A VIOLENT GAME. THE RISK OF INJURIES IS ALWAYS PRESENT. PLAYERS PUT THEMSELVES IN DANGER FOR THE SAKE OF THEIR CAREERS. WISHING THEM A SPEEDY RECOVERY AND RETURN TO ACTION, WE COME TOGETHER AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills are first in the AFC East after upsetting the Falcons 23 – 17. It was a solid team effort with convincing individual performances. Rookie Tre’Davious White had a 52 yard touchdown run on fumble by Jerry Hughes. Tight end Charles Clay had 5 receptions for 112 yards. Stephen Hauschka booted 3 field goals, 2 for over 50 yards. The defense continued to impress, giving up only their first passing touchdown of the season. SEAN McDERMOTT IS MAKING BELIEVERS OF US ALL. THE UPSTART BILLS ARE ON A ROLL, SITTING ALONE ATOP THE DIVISION. LOOKING FOR CONTINUED SUCCESS AS THE TEAM PREPARES FOR CINCINNATI, WE ENTHUSIASTICALLY RALLY AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills are looking to upset the Falcons today at Mercedes Benz Field. Atlanta is an 8 point favorite. It will be a true test of the Buffalo defense that has thus far allowed no passing touchdowns. Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan will be throwing to Julio Jones who has put up 265 receiving yards. Tevin Coleman and Devonta Freeman lead the running attack with 331 combined rushing yards. Ryan has been intercepted 4 times but should be sharp at home. THE GAME MAY BE CLOSER THAN THE ODDSMAKERS PREDICT. ATLANTA HAS STRUGGLED IN 2 OF THEIR 3 WINS. LOOKING FOR OUR GUYS TO PULL OFF AN UPSET, WE AWAIT KICKOFF AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills are making roster moves in advance of this weekends Falcons game. Defensive end Eric Lee was called up from the practice squad. He may play for the injured Shaq Lawson who is termed a game-time decision. Left tackle Cordy Glenn is not expected to see action. Rookie Dion Dawkins will get the nod in his place. Marcell Dareus and Jerel Worthy should be healthy for Atlanta after being sidelined with injuries. THE BILLS FACE AN UPHILL BATTLE ON THE ROAD. THE SHUFFLING OF PLAYERS CONTINUES. LOOKING FOR A HEALTHY SQUAD TO PULL OFF AN UPSET, WE EXPECTANTLY REMAIN 1BUFFALO.
Tre’Davious White has been honored as NFL Defensive Rookie of the Month. The Bills cornerback has had standout performances with 16 tackles and an interception. He leads the league with 7 pass break ups. WHITE IS MAKING BELIEVERS OF THE NAYSAYERS WHO QUESTIONED TRADING DOWN TO 27TH OVERALL PICK FOR HIM. HE IS PROVING HIMSELF BOTH ON AND OFF THE FIELD. MINDFUL OF THE COMMUNITY THAT NURTURED HIM, HE PURCHASED NEW SHOES FOR 200 CHILDREN IN HIS LOUISIANA HOMETOWN. PROUD OF THE YOUNG ATHLETE AND HIS PROMISING FUTURE, WE SHARE HIS ACCOLADES AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills are preparing to meet the Falcons this Sunday on the road. Atlanta is one of only 2 undefeated teams heading into Week 4. They have not trailed all season. It will be a reunion for Sean McDermott and third year Falcons coach Dan Quinn. They have known each other since McDermott was a safety at William and Mary and Quinn was a coach. THIS WILL BE THE BILLS TOUGHEST CONTEST TO DATE. THEY HAVE A SHOT AT BEATING LAST YEARS NFC CHAMPIONS. TYROD TAYLOR HAS BEEN SHARP, WITH THE THIRD HIGHEST QUARTERBACK RANKING IN THE LEAGUE AFTER TOM BRADY AND DREW BREES. LOOKING FOR OUR GUYS TO PULL OFF AN UPSET, WE HAVE HOPE AS 1BUFFALO.
Defensive tackle DeAndre Coleman has been released by the Bills. He had been signed a week ago to provide depth after injuries to Marcell Dareus and Jerel Worthy. Their status has yet to be updated. BOTH DAREUS AND WORTHY ARE SORELY MISSED. THEY ANCHOR THE DEFENSE THAT HAS COME THROUGH IN EACH OF THE 3 REGULAR SEASON GAMES. HOPING THEY RETURN TO ACTION SOON, WE REMAIN 1BUFFALO.