Game day - The Buffalo News

Share this article

Game day

print logo
Latest Bills

It took six weeks, but LeSean McCoy finally found his way into the end zone. It was a score he desperately needed, but also a much-needed touchdown for a Bills team engaged in a field-goal battle with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers throughout the opening quarter. But it was McCoy’s late-game miscue that almost helped seal the Bills' fate -- that is, until he scored for the …

Fandom

Seen and heard outside New Era Field before Bills vs. Buccaneers… The Bills of the future? A group calling itself the Buffalo Bills, clad in red, white and blue jerseys, was seen in the New Era Field parking lot Sunday morning. The difference between these Bills and the National Football League’s Bills? About a decade or two in age. These Bills were 10- and 11-ye…

Sports

John Miller has gone from starter to backup to out of the lineup entirely over the last few weeks for the Buffalo Bills. Miller is a healthy inactive Sunday, when the Bills host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Era Field. That means Vlad Ducasse will start at right guard – and has won that competition. Also inactive for the Bills are: tight end Charles Clay (knee), …

Bills

The Buffalo Bills (3-2) host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-3) today at 1 p.m. at New Era Field. http://buffalonews.com/2017/10/22/pregame-primer-everything-need-know-bills-bucs-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 Bill…

Sports

If the Buffalo Bills are going to end a 17-year playoff drought, now is the time to show they're serious. Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicks off a stretch of three out of the next four at New Era Field, with the lone road trip a visit to the New York Jets. Win their home games, and the Bills will be legitimate playoff contenders. Here are all the de…

Sports

The Buffalo Bills will reportedly have their No. 1 receiver back sooner than expected. According to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Jordan Matthews will be in the lineup Sunday when the Bills host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Matthews' return comes after he missed just one game following surgery for a broken thumb suffered Oct. 1 against the Atlanta Falcons. Matthew…

Bills

The Buffalo Bills (3-2) host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-3) at New Era Field today, Oct. 22, 2017.

Weather

As of Tuesday afternoon, here is Don Paul's look at the weather for Sunday's Bills-Bucs game at New Era Field. Tailgate forecast: Mostly sunny and pleasant. Temp starts near 60 and rises to 71 by late AM/midday. SSW breeze 6-12 increases late AM. Game temperature: 72-75. Wind: SSW increasing to 15-25 by or during the game. May have some impacts on kicking/passing …

Sports

CINCINNATI – Tyrod Taylor neatly summarized the Buffalo Bills’ offensive performance Sunday. “The offense didn’t play the way we needed to win against a very good defense,” Taylor said after a 20-16 loss at soggy Paul Brown Stadium. “I’ll take full responsibility for that.” Taylor’s numbers weren’t pretty – 20 of 37 for 166 yards, one touchdown …

Sports

Enjoy this free sample of the extensive Bills coverage available on BNblitz.com. To subscribe, visit BNblitz.com. CINCINNATI – Jordan Poyer couldn't hide his conflicting emotions. This should have been a good day for the Buffalo Bills' defense, one to celebrate. When you get three takeaways, you win. Period. You're not supposed to be answering questions about how…

Sports

CINCINNATI – There is a short list of players the Buffalo Bills can least afford to lose this season, and tight end Charles Clay is near the top. Unfortunately for the Bills, that’s what happened Sunday in a 20-16 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium. Clay suffered a left knee injury in the second quarter when he was hit by Bengals safety Shawn Willi…

Bills

Here is the transcript from Bills coach Sean McDermott's postgame press conference: Q: How much does it change the game plan when Charles Clay gets hurt early in the game? A: “It’s never easy to lose a player like that — like Charles — but you adjust. That’s what you do. You adjust, and it’s the next man up. Mostly, I think Nick (O’Leary) di…

Sports

Grading the Bills RUNNING GAME: D Pour one out for the No. 1-ranked rushing attack of the last two seasons. It’s gone. Dead and buried. The Bills managed just 3.4 yards per rush Sunday and find themselves 16th overall in the NFL at the conclusion of Sunday’s loss. Blame can be spread all around, from scheme to blocking to LeSean McCoy not making the right reads. …

Sports

Enjoy this free sample of the extensive Bills coverage available on BNblitz.com. To subscribe, visit BNblitz.com. Tyrod Taylor was 20-for-37 for 166 yards in Sunday's loss to the Bengals. He was sacked six times. His passer rating was 63.6. And he threw an interception late in the game that sealed the Bills' fate. But the Bills also were without their top wide rece…

Sports

The Bills won the turnover battle against the Bengals by a count of 3-1, but managed just 221 yards of total offense. Part of that low total was their inability to convert on third down. The Bills were 6-for-18 on third down Sunday and were 4-for-13 in a loss to the Carolina Panthers in Week 2. That is a combined 10-for-31 (32 percent) on third down in their two loss…