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A wild and entertaining but familiar-feeling fourth quarter ended with a uncommon result: A Buffalo Bills road win. Maybe those seeking evidence that something is different with this year's Bills can point to Sunday's game. Things actually went their way. Three fourth-quarter field goals from Stephen Hauschka gave the Bills just enough breathing room to hold off a fi…

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Leslie Frazier coached aggressively. Jerry Hughes took advantage of a mismatch. Tre'Davious White played to the whistle. Those three factors created the big play of the game for the Buffalo Bills in their 23-17 upset of the Atlanta Falcons Sunday. White returned a third-quarter fumble 52 yards for a touchdown after Hughes knocked the ball out of Matt Ryan's hands on …

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Nobody would dispute whether the Bills have had their share of breaks so far this season, but there comes a time in which their success can't be dismissed based on good fortune alone. Their defense has been terrific. The running game has reawakened. The whole thing is coming together. Dare anyone say Buffalo is for real? If their 3-1 record fails to convince critics …

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The Buffalo Bills have turned out to be a pretty good team. Talk of tanking filled the airwaves, packed the blogs and was bandied about barrooms before the 2017 season began. Yet here is Buffalo at 3-1, an open-receiver-incompletion away from 4-0. The Bills upset the high-flying Atlanta Falcons, 23-17, in Mercedes Benz Stadium. The Falcons went to the Super Bowl l…

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The Falcons entered Sunday's game ranked No. 13 in yards allowed to tight ends with 156 on 16 receptions and no touchdowns. Charles Clay was the Bills' leading receiver with 112 yards on five receptions. That included a 44-yarder on play-action with quarterback Tyrod Taylor rolling to his left and then cutting back to his right and throwing the ball somewhat off balance…

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ATLANTA – We all saw this one coming, right? The Buffalo Bills pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the young NFL season on Sunday. Here are my 10 takeaways from the 23-17 victory. 1. The Bills have a legit defense. Better yet, make that LEGIT. While it’s true Buffalo caught a break when Falcons receivers Julio Jones and Mohamed Sanu were declared lost for the game w…

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ATLANTA – Six members of the Buffalo Bills elected to kneel for the playing of the national anthem Sunday. Cedric Thornton, Jerel Worthy, Shareece Wright, Kaelin Clay, Mike Tolbert and Taiwan Jones took a knee, while cornerback Leonard Johnson stood with them. Thornton, Wright, Clay, Tolbert and Jones were among the dozen members of the Bills who took a knee last wee…

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ATLANTA – The Buffalo Bills will be without starting defensive end Shaq Lawson on Sunday against the Falcons. Lawson, the team's first-round draft pick in 2016, suffered a groin injury during Thursday's practice. He was unable to practice Friday. Lawson sat on the Bills' bench as his teammates warmed up, joined by defensive tackle Adolphus Washington, who is a healthy i…

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The Buffalo Bills (2-1) kick off at the Atlanta Falcons (3-0) at 1 p.m. http://buffalonews.com/2017/10/01/pregame-primer-everything-need-know-bills-falcons-plus-five-things-watch/ Follow along for live updates from our team. https://twitter.com/TheBuffaloNews/lists/bn-blitz-staff Stay with BNblitz.com for complete coverage of the Buffalo Bills.

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ATLANTA – The Buffalo Bills will get a first-hand look at what $1.6 billion can buy Sunday. The team visits the defending NFC champion Falcons, who are playing in the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the latest palace to open in the NFL. At 3-0, Atlanta is one of just two remaining undefeated teams in the NFL (Kansas City being the other). Here are all the details you need…

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 Is the best food at New Era Field actually more like a drink?  SI.com’s Eats section ranked the best food at each NFL stadium and determined the Moonshine Mary to be the best food item at Bills games. Here is what SI.com had to say: “This beverage invites visitors to try a whole new kind of meal – and this one's in a glass. The stadium's moonshine-spiked, spicy toma…

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As of Tuesday evening, here is Don Paul's look at the weather for Sunday's Bills-Falcons game in Atlanta. Tailgate forecast: Comfortably cool start. Mostly sunny, with temps starting in low 60s. Light east wind. Game temperature: 74-77. Precipitation: None prior to or during the game. Forecast: Near ideal. Mostly sunny, just a few clouds. Comfortable. E wind: 8…

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The last place Eric Wood probably wanted to be Monday afternoon was standing behind a podium answering questions. The Buffalo Bills’ center said he didn’t “want to take a strong stance either way,” on the widespread protests held in the NFL on Sunday following incendiary comments by President Donald Trump over what should happen to players who elect not to stand for the…

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Lorenzo Alexander made his point. The Buffalo Bills’ linebacker was one of at least a dozen members of the team to take a knee during the national anthem, a form of silent protest that was prevalent around the NFL on Sunday following incendiary comments made by President Trump over the weekend. “It was in response to our president’s comments, calling people who were …

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There was some objection on Twitter over whether it was fair to say Stephen Hauschka had gotten off to a shaky in his first two weeks of the season. Hauschka went 1 for 2 against the Jets and Panthers, banking in his make against Carolina in Week Two. After Sunday, however, there should be no more “shaky” talk. Hauschka drilled all four of his field goals in the Buff…