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Mistakes Plague Buffalo in Preseason Loss

Posted By Norm Duhamel On Aug 27 2012 @ 9:48 am In Buffalo Bills | No Comments

Get your S**T together Buffalo. I have been telling you that it is only the preseason and not to worry, but after their 38-7 loss to Pittsburgh, Buffalo is still searching for a win in the preseason, leaving me a little worried. They better get their turnover issues in check if they want to start the season off with a win. The biggest factor for the loss was the two interceptions and one fumble which Pittsburgh capitalized on and scored 21 points from Buffalo’s mistakes.

The Bills were off to a good start when Fred Jackson gave Buffalo a 7-0 lead with a 1 yard touchdown run, and the defense was looking great keeping Pittsburgh off the field with 2 straight 3 and outs.  Unfortunately, this success at the start of the game did not continue throughout.

Where do we stand now after three games in the preseason? I am not kidding myself, we know that our group of guys may not be the most talented in the NFL, or the biggest names; but I still expect a more than a total of 27 points of offense and our defense to give up less than 81 whopping points.

Here are the negatives to take from this preseason:

  • The back-up quarteback situation is a disaster. Vince Young, Tyler Thigpen and Brad Smith have combined for no touchdowns and 5 interceptions. This could the reason why Buffalo is looking to pick up Tavaris Jackson from Seattle.  I think Vince Young’s days are over in Buffalo.
  • The defense is horrible. Giving up 350 yards a game is among the worse right now.  Hopefully most of the starters will play all game this weekend against Detroit to what the D is really like.
  • I really hate the new jerseys. Firstly, it looks like they are wearing a white collar and secondly, because the way they film the game the Nike symbol on their sleeve is the mirror image so it just looks confusing to me.
I’ll wait till next week to let you know the positives because I’m having a hard time finding any.
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