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[BN] Blitz Bills newsletter: What to know for Tuesday, Sept. 19

The Bills offense was terrible in Week Two, but that doesn't mean any major changes are on the way.

Sean McDermott will continue trusting the process with Tyrod Taylor at quarterback, the coach said Monday, in case there was any doubt.

"You stay with the plan," McDermott said. "I've been around a couple coaches that have had what I would consider pretty good success in this league, one of which is Andy Reid. So I've watched when he was in a similar situation, and he stayed true to his plan. You have to adjust the plan from time to time, and that's what you do. But every decision Andy made and every decision we're trying to make is in what we believe to be the best interest of this team and this organization, both short and long term. I keep saying that. That's really how you stay the course. It's an early part of the season."

OC has "complete confidence" in Taylor: Rick Dennison echoed McDermott's defense of Taylor. "He's coachable," Dennison said. "You tell him to do something, he'll do it right. You know, he'll fix it."

Mark Gaughan's film grades: If "offense bad, defense good" is enough of a breakdown for you, don't read Mark Gaughan's grades. He goes deep into the film to assess how each unit of the team did and ranks them from 1-5.

3 up, 3 down: Zay Jones made the down list, but Jerry Hughes was up after the Bills' 9-3 loss to Carolina. Ex-Bill Stevie Johnson offered Jones encouragement, from one pass-dropper to another, although Jones' play wasn't nearly as easy as Johnson's was.

Podcast: Who was at fault on the final play, Tyrod Taylor or Zay Jones?

Rookie clock management: Sean McDermott explains why the Bills didn't take appropriate timeouts Sunday.

What the national media is saying: ESPN ranks Bills among worst 1-1 teams

Upcoming game: Here are five things to know about the Broncos (2-0), which come to Orchard Park this week. The Bills will face a Broncos quarterback on the rise in Trevor Siemian, Jerry Sullivan wrote.

3-peat: Lol, not championships. Forbes rated the Bills as the NFL's least-valuable franchise for the third year in a row.

Snap counts: Marcell Dareus was limited to 17 snaps with an ankle injury.

Gleason: Stay with Taylor, for now: Bucky Gleason says sticking with Taylor is the right call right now – but the Bills should keep developing Nathan Peterman behind the scenes.

Penalty recap: The Bills committed only five penalties, and only one seemed particularly impactful.

Monday night game: The Lions handled the Giants, 24-10, in a game that felt more lopsided than the final score indicated. The Giants' offensive line had no answers for the Lions pass rush, which forced Eli Manning into hurried throws all night and logged five sacks. The most fun part of the game was Matt Prater's field goal that bounced off the crossbar and made it through.

Around the NFL: Injuries hit upcoming Bills opponents, Nassib back with Marrone

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