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When the Bills run: Jon Feliciano has been one of the team’s unsung heroes. The Buffalo Bills have run often behind their right guard, with 21 plays that are averaging 5.67 yards. That ranks fourth in the NFL. The Bills are also good at going straight up the gut. They have 41 runs up the middle, which are averaging 5.22 yards. That ranks fifth. That’s not much of a surpris…

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The Buffalo Bills roll into their Week 6 bye week with an impressive 4-1 record and are backed by one of the NFL’s best defensive units. Bills' opponents are averaging only 14 points per game behind a 77.6 overall team defensive grade, seventh in the NFL, according to Pro Football Focus. However, before we can assume Buffalo will land a playoff spot, all eyes will be o…

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NFL teams are fond of looking at the schedule in quarters. When the Buffalo Bills do so, they’ll come away feeling awfully good about the first one of the 2019 season – even if it ended on a sour note. The Bills went 3-1 in the first quarter of this season, a record that has them in a postseason spot if the season ended today. The one loss came Sunday against the New…

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Vic Carucci After three weeks of flying high, albeit on a relatively bumpy flight, the Bills made a hard landing with Sunday’s loss against the Patriots. Optimists see it as narrowing a major gap. Pessimists see it as the same old story. It probably falls somewhere in between. But with Josh Allen uncertain to play — or playing without the benefit of a full week of starti…

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The NFL season is upon and members of the News sports staff will be picking games on BNblitz.com. Here is how Jay Skurski, Mark Gaughan and Jason Wolf see the slate for Week 5, beginning with the Thursday night game (point spreads are through Thursday morning; asterisk indicates best bet): THURSDAY Skurski Gaughan Wolf at Seahawks - 1 1/5 Rams Seahawks …

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When the Buffalo Bills run: There’s a good chance rookie running back Devin Singletary will return following a two-game absence because of a hamstring injury. Singletary was “close” to playing last week against the New England Patriots, according to coach Sean McDermott. In his absence, Frank Gore continued to spit in the face of Father Time, rushing 17 times for 109 yards…

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Through four games of the 2019 NFL season one thing is definitely clear in Buffalo – the Bills’ secondary is elite. That was showcased last week as the Bills held Tom Brady and the New England Patriots' offense to only nine points. What’s more impressive is that Buffalo held Brady and Co. to 18 completions on 39 pass attempts for 150 yards passing and an interception. W…

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Jim Kubiak has been analyzing the play of the Buffalo Bills quarterbacks for BNBlitz.com. He is the all-time leading passer at Navy, has played in the NFL, NFL Europe and the Arena Football League, and has been a coach and executive in the AFL. He spent eight years as the radio analyst for the University at Buffalo and runs the Western New York Quarterback Academy to help …

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If Josh Allen had given up on as many plays and thrown away as many passes as Tom Brady did Sunday, the Bills might have beaten the New England Patriots. Brady was terrible under pressure in the Patriots’ 16-10 victory at New Era Field. The six-time Super Bowl winner had eight throwaways among his 18 incomplete passes. He was just 1 of 11 for 14 yards under pressure.…

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A new year has so far not brought new results for the Buffalo Bills’ special teams. The “third phase of the game” was one of the main reasons the team lost to New England on Sunday. The Bills gave up a blocked punt that was returned for a touchdown and missed a 49-yard field goal at the end of the first half, plays that proved pivotal in a 16-10 loss at New Era Field…

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When the Bills run: With rookie Devin Singletary returning to practice on a limited basis Thursday, there is some added intrigue here. The Bills held up just fine without Singletary in Week 3, rushing for 175 yards against the Bengals, but it will be a much bigger challenge against New England. Even if Singletary plays, it wouldn’t be a surprise to see the Bills closely mo…

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Overall Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen completed 23 of 36 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.8% and rushed the ball nine times for 46 yards in a come-from-behind, 21-17 victory against the Cincinnati Bengals. It was his uncanny ability to run and move in the pocket that ultimately made the difference in the final minutes. Allen’s turbulent performance earned…

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Vic Carucci For the third week in a row, the Buffalo Bills enter a game as the better team. For the third week in a row, they should prove as much on the scoreboard. This sets up a nightmarish trip for the Cincinnati Bengals. They’re 0-2, struggling badly on both sides of the ball, and stepping into a stadium electrified by a home opener and 2-0 start. Bills, 27-10 ••…

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Here is the scouting report for Sunday's game between the Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals at New Era Field. When the Bills run: Who will run is the big question after rookie running back Devin Singletary missed practice at the start of the week with a hamstring injury. Singletary has brought the home-run threat to the offense, averaging a whopping 12.7 yards per carry …