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This week’s Water Cooler features QCS writers Mike Bundt, Ryan Talbot and Mike Straw.
Mike Bundt: What’s up everybody! We return to the Water Cooler this week in better spirits with the Bills returning to action this week.
There are a lot of questions with the Bills now after a 3-4 start to their season but we’ll start with Mario Williams. After getting his wrist operated on during the bye week, he says that he feel a lot better. Factor that in addition to him going up against his former team, the Houston Texans on Sunday. Will we see an improved Mario?
Ryan Talbot: Yes. If the Texans game can’t motivate Mario, nothing will. He’s also raved about how well the wrist procedure went so I’d like to think we’ll see a different Mario Williams this Sunday.
Mike Straw: I think we’ll see a Mario Williams that tries more than half of the snaps he takes, but I still don’t think he’ll make a difference. I’m really starting to believe that maybe he is just vastly overrated.
Mike Bundt: What will the Bills need to do on Sunday in order to pull the upset?
Ryan Talbot: Control the clock and tire out the Texans defense. Easier said than done, but the Bills need to use the Texans aggressiveness against them.
Mike Straw: Play defense for the first time all season. It’s as simple as that.
Mike Bundt: With the Bills at 3-4, is this a must win game for Buffalo?
Ryan Talbot: At 3-4 and having a schedule that isn’t as easy as many assumed, just about every game is a must-win. Truthfully, I don’t see a scenario where we pull off the victory but losing this week will put us at 3-5 heading into New England. Not exactly an ideal situation.
Mike Straw: I’d say so, yes. However, I really don’t think they have any chance of winning at all.
Mike Bundt: So Mike, it looks like you don’t give the Bills any chance to win but do you disagree at all Ryan? Do they have a chance to pull the upset?
Ryan Talbot: Yes. You know the any given Sunday saying. Maybe Buffalo has the perfect blueprint for the Texans this Sunday and shock us all. That being said, I don’t give the Bills much of a chance against a suffocating defense and a team with the best running back in the league.
Mike Bundt: We’ll wrap it with a non-football question. With the Bills continuing their annual mediocrity, how much do you guys miss the NHL right now?
Ryan Talbot: I miss the NHL greatly, but the NFL has kept me distracted enough. Once the NFL season is over, then I’ll be completely lost.
Mike Straw: I’m checked out of the NHL. Sure, I love it, but right now I’m gearing up for College Basketball.
Mike Bundt: Well, that does it for another addition of the Water Cooler. Hopefully, we’ll have a lot to talk about next week after the Bills take on Texans. Until then, Go Bills and remember to check out QCS for all your latest Buffalo sports news.
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