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In the end, Josh Allen did more right than wrong. He led another fourth-quarter comeback, the fifth of his 17 career NFL starts. He led a pivotal 98-yard drive after Tre'Davious White's game-altering interception at the 2-yard line. He had two touchdown throws and a passer rating of 111.4. Nevertheless, as Allen stood behind the lectern in the interview room after th…

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Running game: C+ Even with Buffalo Bills rookie Devin Singletary back in the lineup, it was veteran Frank Gore who continued to handle the bulk of the rushing duties. Gore gained 55 yards on 11 carries against his former team. He has 388 yards on the season and is on pace for 1,034. For a 36-year-old, that’s impressive. Quarterback Josh Allen, who ran wild against the M…

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Here are my hot reads from the Buffalo Bills' 31-21 victory against the Miami Dolphins Sunday at New Era Field: Hottest topic So much for the assumption the Bills would cruise to an easy win against the winless Dolphins. There was far more sputtering than cruising for the team that oddsmakers had as a 17-point favorite. It was so bad in the first half that the crowd b…

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This week’s Bills Mailbag starts with a look at what the injury to Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes might mean for the AFC playoff race. It’s also heavy on what the Bills should do at the NFL trade deadline. Let’s get right to it … Chris Mazella asks: Who would you rank as the top five teams in the AFC now with Patrick Mahomes' status uncertain? Would you put the Bill…

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All of a sudden, the Buffalo Bills' game against the Miami Dolphins has become a lot more interesting. All of a sudden, the Dolphins, despite being 0-5 and ranking last in the NFL on defense and next-to-last on offense, look less like tankers and more like a team that might be making an actual effort to win. Brian Flores, the Dolphins' rookie head coach, tinkered sig…

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The final score of Thursday night’s game between the New England Patriots and New York Giants told anyone who didn’t watch that the predictable, a lopsided Patriots' victory, happened. Anyone who watched it or checked the summary could see that something is missing from this edition of New England dominance. A dominating offense. Tom Brady acknowledged as much to …

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You have Buffalo Bills questions that you've submitted to me via Twitter. I have answers. Let's get rolling with our bye week edition of the Bills Mailbag. SteveTaylor24 asks: Do you notice any comparisons with the current team chemistry to the past Super Bowl teams? Vic: Yes. A great deal, in fact. I've seen camaraderie steadily grow throughout the roster. Typ…

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Here are my five takes on the Buffalo Bills during their bye: 1. Trying to poke holes in their 4-1 record is a waste of time. Say what you will about those ugly victories against the New York Jets, Cincinnati Bengals and Tennessee Titans, and that gift of a win handed to the New England Patriots. None of it matters. No one apologizes for success in the NFL, becaus…

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HERNDON, Va. — Thomas Smith hears echoes of the crowds that cheered him at Rich Stadium whenever he goes to Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern, a Buffalo Bills bar that puts the Western New York into Northern Virginia. “As an athlete you can never have enough of that adulation — that feeling that comes with people adoring you,” Smith says. “When you stop playing, you miss that che…

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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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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Duke Williams cried before Sunday’s game as he looked in the mirror, staring at the man he’d become. The 26-year-old rookie wide receiver, promoted from the Buffalo Bills’ practice squad Saturday, was about to play in his first regular season NFL game. And hours later, he’d catch the game-winning touchdown, a seven-yard dart from quarterback Josh Alle…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Even after entering concussion protocol, Josh Allen was clear-minded enough to see what everyone else saw in the Buffalo Bills' 16-10 loss against the New England Patriots. "I'm not going to sugarcoat it," he said. "I didn't play good last week. I put the ball in harm's way too many times." Allen was standing behind a lectern in the visitor's inter…

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Running game: B- It came alive at the end. Taking over with 4:12 left in the fourth quarter, the Buffalo Bills were able to run out the clock thanks to the ground game. After Frank Gore was stopped for a 1-yard loss on first down, T.J. Yeldon ripped off an 11-yard gain on second down to move the chains. Gore then went for 11 yards and followed that with a 19-yard gain. Af…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Here are my hot reads from the Buffalo Bills' 14-7 victory against the Tennessee Titans Sunday at Nissan Stadium: Hottest topic It won't get much in the way of style points, but that doesn't matter. This was a critical win for a team with legitimate playoff hopes. At 4-1 and 3-0 on the road, the Bills enter their bye in good shape, given a schedule …