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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 wal…

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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…

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Grading the Bills RUNNING GAME: D So maybe this zone-blocking scheme is an issue. For the second straight week, LeSean McCoy and the Bills’ vaunted rushing attack was stymied. McCoy managed just 21 yards on 14 carries, finding precious little room to run. Backup Mike Tolbert had more success, carrying 11 times for 41 yards. The Bills stuck with the run, attempting 33…

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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…

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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 we…

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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…

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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…

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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 …

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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,…

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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 cameras, …

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Enjoy this free sample of the extensive Bills coverage available on BNblitz.com. To subscribe, visit BNblitz.com. Stephen Hauschka has it all now. A new city. A new team. A new home. And, finally, a new baby. The Bills kicker never anticipated making a 2,600-mile cross-country trek to Western New York. Nor did he ever envision laying down roots in Buffalo. But …

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Before hanging up Thursday, Lane Kiffin made sure to share his personal taste of Buffalo. It was nine years to the day since he was last in town. He was in his second year as coach of the Raiders and was cruising toward a victory in Ralph Wilson Stadium when everything fell apart. Oakland was in full control and sitting on a 23-14 lead with the clock winding down toward…

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There’s something about Derek Anderson being on the opposite sideline that results in abysmal offensive performances for the Buffalo Bills. Anderson, the current Carolina Panthers’ backup quarterback, was the starter for the Cleveland Browns on Oct. 11, 2009. He went 2 of 17 for 23 yards that day, but the Browns still managed to beat the Buffalo Bills, 6-3, in what was …

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The Buffalo News' Vic Carucci, Kimberley A. Martin and Jerry Sullivan discuss the Buffalo Bills' Sunday game against the Denver Broncos. Full coverage at BNblitz.com. https://youtu.be/ZX51hMaPhDA http://buffalonews.com/2017/09/20/bills-run-struggles-impacted-new-blocking-scheme/

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Here's a revelation about Buffalo Bills defensive end Kyle Williams: The only way an opponent can drive the five-time Pro Bowler nutso is to strangle him. Or maybe cheapshot a teammate. Williams simply doesn't respond to trash talk or other such nonsense, a part of his psychology we explored at "The Tim Graham Show" on Sports Radio 1270 The Fan. Did you know th…