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A Buffalo Bills victory wasn't enough. Not only did they have to beat the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, but the Bills also needed help from at least one other team, maybe two, to end the longest active playoff skid in North American big-league sports. In addition, the Baltimore Ravens had to lose. If not that, then the Los Angeles Chargers and the Tennessee Titans had to…

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The Buffalo Bills' deficient pass rush had another forgettable outing Sunday. The Bills are not getting to the quarterback with four rushers, so they tried more five-man rushes against the Los Angeles Chargers. To no avail. The Bills blitzed Philip Rivers 10 times in 37 drop-backs in the 54-24 loss at StubHub Center. Rivers was 8 of 10 for 118 yards when blitzed, …

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CHARGERS-BILLS MATCHUP WINNERS Joey Bosa vs. Jordan Mills The Chargers' star was too much for the Bills' right tackle. Bosa had four hits on the quarterback, one sack and a forced fumble. He was even a bigger factor than the numbers suggest. Bosa hurried Nathan Peterman on the first interception (although Patrick DiMarco dropped the pass). He bull-rushed Mills and hi…

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Los Angeles Chargers fifth-year receiver Keenan Allen is one of the more polished route-runners in the NFL. He is especially good on in-breaking routes. Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers is exceptionally accurate on crossing and in-breaking routes. Allen stands 15th in the NFL in both catches (44) and yards (596). Allen has 18 third-down catches for first downs, tops in t…

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The Bills’ best defensive backs might as well have formed a musical trio and sung in harmony. All were in unison about what doomed them last week against the San Diego Chargers. Corey Graham practically spat the words on the locker room floor. “Pick plays,” he said. “They picked us,” Stephon Gilmore said, “and we didn’t adjust.” Aaron Williams added the only way t…