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New York Jets coach Todd Bowles blitzed the Buffalo Bills into submission Thursday night. The Jets rushed five men at Tyrod Taylor on 17 of the Bills' first 22 drop-backs. That's an amazing 77 percent. The Jets led the NFL last season with a blitz rate of 40.2 percent and were blitzing at 39 percent this season. The Jets got five of their seven sacks on blitzes in th…

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BILLS COACH SEAN McDERMOTT On why Kelvin Benjamin wasn’t active… He really only had a short amount of time to get up to speed. The guys that did play put in time during the week and so we wanted to do things the right way as far as that goes. On if this was just one of those games… Yeah, you’re right. This is uncharacteristic of this team to date, the w…

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As a rookie head coach for the New York Jets, while his dazed city and a nation recovered from the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Herm Edwards would stand at the 50-yard line for "The Star-Spangled Banner" and remember his late father. Master Sgt. Herm Edwards Sr. spent 27 years in the Army, fought in World War II and the Korean War and raised his children for a whi…

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BUFFALO BILLS HEAD COACH SEAN MCDERMOTT Q: How do you feel? A: I feel good. I feel good. Very thankful, very thankful. Thank God for the win. Praise God. That was a great team victory. Thank Terry and Kim [Pegula for] giving us the resources that they give us. Just like I said, it was an entire building win. Good to win as a team and extremely proud of the players th…

(Note: Sunday's edition of The Buffalo News includes a feature that explores the philosophies, fallacies and analytics of NFL clock management. Here is an enhanced excerpt that includes additional information.) Media guides and official web sites contain megatons of information about nearly every statistic, factoid and biographical footnote you can imagine. What you won'…

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Jilted by their quarterback, their head coach and the executive they wanted to hire, the Buffalo Bills are moving forward. The Bills have begun the process of finding their next coach. General Manager Doug Whaley, seemingly on the verge of having his role marginalized if former GM Bill Polian returned, is organizing the search. Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula will be i…