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Third-quarter analysis: Sammy Watkins making himself comfortable on Revis Island

Houston Texans star receiver DeAndre Hopkins used air quotes earlier this season when talking about "Revis Island."

That, of course, is the nickname of Darrelle Revis, the former all-everything cornerback of the New York Jets. Hopkins torched Revis for 118 yards and two touchdowns on five catches in Week 11.

There's a good bet Hopkins' former college teammate, the Buffalo Bills' Sammy Watkins, would agree with Hopkins' subtle jab at Revis after the third quarter Sunday.

Watkins continually got the best of Revis, gaining 55 yards on three catches, in the process pushing his season total over 1,000 yards and his total for the game over 100. That helped the Bills maintain a two-possession lead, 19-10, after three quarters.

Second guess I: The Jets' first third-down conversion of the game through three quarters came on a 5-yard completion to Eric Decker, who needed to get to the Bills' 36-yard line. It looked like Decker might have been tackled short of the yard to gain, but the Bills elected not to challenge the play.

Second guess II: The Bills faced third and 2 on the final play of the third quarter ... so offensive coordinator Greg Roman dialed up a flea-flicker. Running back Boobie Dixon threw the ball back across the field to quarterback Tyrod Taylor, who was looking to throw deep to Watkins, who was covered. Taylor took off and ran, but was stopped for no gain. There was a lot going on for needing 2 yards.

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