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Column as I see 'em, Week Three: A dozen of the Bills took a knee before Sunday's game against the Broncos. Good for them. Then the team took a step forward. When the day was done, things were looking up, partly because a schedule that appeared so daunting before the season didn't seem quite so intimidating anymore. They do have games left against the NFL's only two …

Overall, the Bills schedule is beginning to seem less daunting than it did at the start of the season. The Raiders, Chargers, Buccaneers and Dolphins all had dreadful offensive games in losses on Sunday. Games against those teams seem winnable in light of a Buffalo's terrific defensive start. But there's one game that looms as a formidable challenge – at Kansas City o…

If the season ended today, the Buffalo Bills would not only make the playoffs, they'd earn a bye into the divisional round. Yes, that's fairly ridiculous to think about after three weeks, but Buffalo's 26-16 win over the Denver Broncos did return the Bills to the top of the AFC East. The AFC is tightly packed with just one team that is 3-0 (Kansas City) and three teams …

Listen to News Sports Columnists Bucky Gleason and Jerry Sullivan on their weekly radio show from 4 to 6 p.m. today on 1270 The Fan and here at [BN]blitz. Bucky and Sully will recap the Bills win over the Broncos on Sunday and look ahead to next week's game against the Atlanta Falcons with guest Jeff Schultz from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Follow The Buffalo N…

This time, LeSean McCoy felt compelled to act. The divisive words from the nation’s leader had caused him to have an unexpected change of heart. And just like several athletes before him, the Bills’ star running back decided he had no choice but to speak through actions and not only words. With the national anthem serving as their backdrop, Bills players formed a…

Tyrod Taylor admitted after the game Sunday that the joke was on him. Shame on him for falling for the oldest trick at the playground, for believing Von Miller had experienced a weak moment with an ounce of civility when he extended his right hand to the quarterback midway through the fourth quarter. No matter how many times Charlie Brown convinced himself that, yes, th…

Jay Skurski, Vic Carucci and Jerry Sullivan discuss the 2-1 Buffalo Bills, and how they got there with an impressive victory over the Denver Broncos. https://youtu.be/CeVZeb-h2BI For more on the Bills, stay with [BN] Blitz: Exclusive Buffalo Bills coverage for the obsessive fan. http://buffalonews.com/2017/09/24/vic-caruccis-take-five-necessary-offensive-tweaks-go…

OK, I admit it: I was surprised the Denver Broncos were only favored by three points. They came into New Era Field riding the wave of a 2-0 start and Trevor Siemian’s league-leading six passing touchdowns. The Bills, meanwhile, were clearly a work in progress, evidenced by their erratic showing last week in Carolina. The Bills were supposed to struggle on Sunday, they …

Tyrod Taylor played an outstanding game on a day when LeSean McCoy wasn't running wild and directed a big Buffalo Bills win Sunday. Give the much-maligned No. 5 his due. He was on point against the best pass defense in the NFL. He had help, of course. The Bills' defense was sensational, especially the starting cornerback duo of Tre'Davious White and E.J. Gaines. Bill…

The Buffalo Bills couldn't run, but that was OK. Trevor Siemian can't throw, and Stephen Hauschka could kick all day. The Bills were pugnacious Sunday, notching a 26-16 upset over the Denver Broncos at New Era Field. Denver suffocated LeSean McCoy, who ran 14 times for 21 yards. His 1.5-yard average was the fifth-worst of his career in a game when he had double-di…

Be honest, Bills fans. How many of you had an "L" written down on the schedule for Sunday's game against the Broncos? Feel free to raise your hand. You're reading this by yourself, so it's not as if other fans are awaiting your response. The Bills showed up to play Sunday, as they have in all three games under first-year coach Sean McDermott. If their win over the Jets …

Lance Leipold has been searching for little signs, tiny hints of progress that when added up amount to genuine reasons for encouragement about UB's football program. Sometimes, optimism shows up when nobody is watching, during spring practice and summer workouts away from untrained eyes. When Tyree Jackson's left knee crumpled under him late in the first half  Saturday…

Reporters flocked to his locker. The TV cameras went three rows deep. Jordan Poyer is suddenly living the life of an NFL superstar. Three weeks ago, that was unimaginable. At that time, Poyer was just another new face in a completely rebuilt Buffalo Bills secondary. When he said, “I don’t know if any of you knew who any of us were,” in front of all those TV cam…