“I want to be able to give back as much as possible,” Bills safety Jaquan Johnson said. “That’s what I want to do when it’s all said and done.”
Heath Farwell knows one play by his unit could mean the difference between winning and losing Monday night's game, which will have a significant impact on whether the Bills repeat as AFC East champs.
The Bills’ kick coverage was excellent, limiting Saints returner Deonte Harris to just 61 yards on four attempts – an average of 15.3 yards per attempt.
Even without Taron Johnson, the Bills stayed in their nickel defense Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Jacksonville linebacker Josh Allen sacked, intercepted and recovered a fumble by Buffalo quarterback Josh Allen in the Bills’ face-plant against the previously one-win Jaguars.
For the second straight game, the Buffalo Bills were lost offensively in the first half. Only this time, there were no answers to be found after halftime.
Spencer Brown was busy in his first NFL start.
“It may sound a little cheesy, but we all love each other, man. We want to see each other succeed and I think we have a team like that and especially a defense like that," Micah Hyde said.
Allen finished 20 of 29 for 248 yards, two touchdowns and the one interception. The new offensive line surrendered just one sack.
Edmunds and Oliver were all over the field for the Bills in a 40-0 victory over the Houston Texans at Highmark Stadium.
Dawson Knox is the first Bills tight end to catch a touchdown in three consecutive games since Charles Clay in 2016.
Among linebackers with at least 133 snaps this season, Edmunds ranks 36th out of 46 players by analytics website Pro Football Focus.
“This one was for Brian Daboll,” offensive lineman Dion Dawkins said. “He puts a lot of love in faith in us, and we went out there and did this thing for him.”
Here’s a look at some of the key plays in the Bills’ 23-16 defeat, starting with the decisive special teams turnover.
General Manager Brandon Beane and head coach Sean McDermott have had 20 practices and three preseason games to evaluate which 53 players will constitute a roster that is expected to make a deep playoff run.
The team’s No. 1 receiver participated in 11-on-11 work Wednesday under a scorching sun, another step in the right direction as he returns from a knee injury that kept him out of practice for two weeks.
The Buffalo Bills' already thin depth chart at wide receiver took another hit Tuesday.
Led by backup quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, the offense scored touchdowns on its first four possessions and led by halftime, 34-6.
Plotting out who will or won’t play in the preseason this year has been new for the coaching staff.
Josh Allen and Stefon Diggs had their usual chemistry, but the play of the day was turned in by second-year receiver Isaiah Hodgins, who got behind the defense early in practice to haul in a bomb from backup quarterback Mitchell Trubisky.
Another year and one basic fact about the Buffalo Bills' roster entering training camp rings true: Jordan Poyer and Micah Hyde form one of the best safety tandems in the NFL.
The 5-foot-10, 191-pound Johnson has played in 27 games the past two seasons. He played nearly 56% of the snaps on special teams, 249, which put him behind Tyler Matakevich, Siran Neal and Darryl Johnson.
Jay Skurski answers all of your Buffalo Bills questions in the latest edition of the Bills Mailbag.
Tempers flared between second-year defensive end A.J. Epenesa and guard Jon Feliciano.