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The New York Jets' defense is not a joke. Yes, the Jets are everyone's pick to earn the No. 1 pick in next spring's NFL Draft. But their defense still has a menacing scheme and enough talent to make life difficult for the Buffalo Bills in Sunday's season opener. "They can put a lot of pressure on you," said Bills offensive coordinator Rick Dennison. "They can test your …

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There’s something special about opening day, no matter what the expectations are for an NFL team. Tailgating plus good weather equals optimism – at least before kickoff. The good feelings should continue for the Buffalo Bills and their fans on Sunday when the New York Jets visit New Era Field. The Bills are heavy favorites in the first game of the Sean McDermott Era aga…

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Tyrod Taylor, a career backup before coming to the Buffalo Bills, was, at the least, a moderately competent quarterback in his first two seasons as the starter in Western New York. At his high points, Taylor played like one of the 10 best signal-callers in the league. He did so in Greg Roman's offense in 2015, and though he regressed slightly in 2016, he was able to kee…

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You are dying for different, as is usually the case with a Buffalo Bills head coaching change. You were happy to hear Sean McDermott say at his opening news conference: "I'm not into making promises." You're thrilled McDermott has not yet shown up at the interview podium wearing a helmet. You're glad you haven't seen him bicycling through Delaware Park. You don't …