Stephen Hauschka and LeSean McCoy both showed marked improvement in the Lions game. Hauschka hit 2 extra points and drilled a 43 yard field goal. He is back on track after missing kicks in the first 2 contests. LeSean McCoy is hitting his stride, running 6 times for 37 yards. He looks more like the Shady of old with Pro Bowl stature. FANS HAVE REASON FOR HOPE AS THE PRESEASON WINDS DOWN. THE ENTIRE SQUAD IS COMING TOGETHER TO MAKE A PLAYOFF BID. HEARTENED BY THE PROGRESS EVIDENT IN THE 3 WINS, WE STAND TALL AS 1BUFFALO.
After 3 convincing victories, it is time to take stock of the preseason. The team is much improved over last years squad. Josh Allen has grown in poise and maturity and is less reckless on the field. He is surrounded by a strengthened offensive line and receiving corps. The defense continues to dominate opponents. A WILDCARD BERTH MAY BE IN THE CARDS. IF THE BILLS WIN A MAJORITY OF THEIR EARLY CONTESTS, THEY MAY RETURN TO THE PLAYOFFS. THAT WOULD ENHANCE COACH McDERMOTTS PROSPECTS WITH MANAGEMENT OVER A CONTRACT EXTENSION. LOOKING FOR A SEASON OF GOOD BILLS BALL, WE JOIN FORCES AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills defeated the Lions 24 – 20 last evening in a nationally televised game. It was our third preseason victory. The emphasis was on the rushing game. LeSean McCoy and Frank Gore ran for a combined 94 yards on 14 carries in the first half. Devin Singletary also had a 9 yard touchdown run as the half ended. THE DEFENSE SPUTTERED, ALLOWING 145 DETROIT PASSING YARDS. OVERALL IT WAS A CREDIBLE PERFORMANCE BY A FIRED-UP SQUAD. ATTENTION NOW TURNS TO THE FINAL PRESEASON MATCHUP AT HOME VERSUS MINNESOTA. ROSTER CUTS WILL BE MADE 2 DAYS LATER. ENCOURAGED BY WHAT WE HAVE SEEN THIS SUMMER, WE CHEER OUR GUYS ON AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills meet the Lions tonight in the third preseason game. The contest will be nationally televised on CBS at 8 P.M. The starters are expected to play for most of the game. Competition will be fierce among players looking to make the team. THE PRESEASON SHIFTS INTO HIGH GEAR. COACHES WILL BE TAKING A HARD LOOK IN ADVANCE OF THE FINAL CUTS AFTER NEXT WEEKS VIKINGS GAME. EXPECTING HIGHLY INTENSE FOOTBALL AS PLAYERS VIE FOR THEIR JOBS, WE BASK IN THE NATIONAL LIMELIGHT AS 1BUFFALO.
As preparations continue for tomorrows contest versus Detroit, there are pressing challenges facing the Bills. Will Josh Allen finally throw a touchdown in preseason action. Will LeSean McCoy rise to the occasion and break out of his funk. Will center Mitch Morse return to the lineup after being sidelined with a concussion. THE TEAM IS ON THE CUSP OF A WINNING CAMPAIGN. THE OFFSEASON PERSONNAL JOCKEYING THROUGH FREE AGENCY AND DRAFT HAVE PROVIDED AMPLE TALENT. LOOKING FOR IT ALL TO COME TOGETHER WITH THE REGULAR SEASON OPENER 2 WEEKS AWAY, WE HAVE REASON FOR HOPE AS 1BUFFALO.
ESPN projects that Sean McDermott’s job will be in jeopardy if this be a losing season. In 2 years at the helm he has amassed a 15 – 17 record. After a notable 9 – 7 debut and playoff appearance, the team faltered last season to end 6 – 10. Another disappointing campaign and he may be gone. McDERMOTT IS IN HIS THIRD AND FINAL CONTRACT YEAR. OWNERS TERRY AND KIM PEGULA HAVE HAD A REVOLVING DOOR OF HEAD COACHES SINCE BUYING THE SABRES. HOPING THE COACH PREVAILS AND IS GIVEN A LONG-TERM EXTENSION, WE WATCH AND WAIT AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills are preparing to meet the Lions on Friday evening at Ford Field. The game will be nationally televised. The team is coming off 2 preseason victories versus the Colts and Panthers. THE MATCHUP PITS 2 LONGTIME PRESEASON RIVALS. JOSH ALLEN WILL BE LOOKING TO THROW HIS FIRST TOUCHDOWN OF THE YEAR. HE IS DEVELOPING INTO THE LONG ANTICIPATED FRANCHISE QUARTERBACK. LOOKING AHEAD TO A GREAT NIGHT OF FOOTBALL IN THE NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT, WE COUNTDOWN AS 1BUFFALO.
The Patriots and Chiefs have the edge to win Super Bowl 54. Both are pegged at 6 – 1 to take the Championship. The Rams and Saints round out the Top 4 at 10 – 1. The Bills are way down the pack, joining 7 other teams at 100 – 1. The Cardinals at 300 – 1 and Dolphins at 500 – 1 take up the rear. THE ODDSMAKERS HAVE SPOKEN. THEY ARE UNMOVED BY THE PROGRESS THE BILLS HAVE MADE. LOOKING TO MAKE BELIEVERS OF THE NAYSAYERS, WE PLACE OUR BETS AS 1BUFFALO.
Cole Beasley has emerged as Josh Allens favorite throwing target. He had 5 receptions for 44 yards in the Panthers game. The 5 – 8, 174 pound Beasley played college ball at Southern Methodist and was signed by the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent. This spring he was given a 4 year, 29 million contract by the Bills. BEASLEY BRINGS VETERAN EXPERIENCE TO THE RECEIVING CORPS. HIS CHEMISTRY WITH ALLEN IS CLEARLY EVIDENT. LOOKING FOR HIM TO BE A RELIABLE TARGET IN THE PASSING GAME, WE CHEER HIM ON AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills defeated the Panthers 27 – 14 last night. Both the first team units played well, with Josh Allen completing 9 of 11 passes for 102 yards. Backup QB Matt Barkley also had a good game, going 8 of 10 for 110 yards. The defense dominated Carolina, holding them to 2 scores. LeSean McCoy continued to underwhelm, rushing for only 6 yards. Stephen Hauschka missed another field goal. IT WAS A CONVINCING VICTORY FOR SEAN McDERMOTTS SQUAD. ATTENTION NOW TURNS TO PREPARATIONS FOR NEXT FRIDAYS CONTEST AT DETROIT, WHICH WILL BE NATIONALLY TELEVISED. FORTIFIED BY 2 SOLID PRESEASON WINS, WE ARE ENCOURAGED AS 1BUFFALO.