It was pretty clear from the interviews on Media Day that the Bills' elite wideouts are eager for Trent Edwards to take more chances down the field this weekend against Tampa Bay, which gave up three TD passes of 42 yards or more against the Cowboys in Sunday's loss.
"It's always a work in progress, and Trent has to better assess what he’s seeing out there and take some shots down the field,'' Terrell Owens said. "We’re going to do that, and by no means was that the reason that we lost the game."
Owens said there were some opportunities down the field in the New England game, but the Bills didn't take advantage of them. Evans also said the Bills need to make some deep throws against the Buccaneers.
"All you can see from the film is that Dallas, when they had opportunities to make some plays going deep, they took them and made them work," Evans said. "We have to be able to do the same thing. If we get certain looks then we have to be able to take those shots, so we’ll see."
It almost sounds as if Evans and Owens -- who combined for five catches and 71 yards against the Pats -- have had some conversations about the issue. Remember, Evans said during the summer that he and Owens have urged Edwards to take more chances down the field and give them a chance to make plays on deeper balls.