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C.J. Spiller came up big again, but solid defense, special teams and quarterback play also helped the Buffalo Bills break into the win column last week.
The Cleveland Browns are still looking for the right combination that will help them earn their first victory in nine games, which they'll try for Sunday against a Buffalo team looking to end an eight-game road slide.
After committing four turnovers and recording no sacks in a 48-28 road loss to the New York Jets a week earlier, the Bills (1-1) did not give the ball away and had five sacks in a 35-17 victory over Kansas City on Sunday.
"I think that's a great winning formula,'' said Buffalo's Ryan Fitzpatrick, who had two touchdowns and 178 passing yards after getting picked off three times in the opener. "Looking at what we did this offseason, that's something we wanted to do: limit turnovers. And you saw with the so many additions we made, we have a dominant defense, which I think we've got...
BEST OF MAXIM
After the Bills were mauled by the New York Jets in week one, Buffalo bounced back with a huge win over the lowly Kansas City Chiefs, 35-17.
The Bills played their game, which evidently is a healthy serving of CJ Spiller, mixed with a side of Ryan Fitzpatrick. Spiller was stellar for the second straight week, rushing for 123 yards and two touchdowns. He also contributed to the...
I know, it’s Cleveland hosting Buffalo; not exactly a recipe for excitement.Admit it, both these teams have been just terrible the last five years.Sure, in 2007 the 10-6 Browns were first in the AFC North, the same year Buffalo took second in the AFC East (though with a slightly less impressive 7-9 record), but conditions were near blizzard level when they met that year, resulting...
BEREAWhen the season started, Fred Jackson was at the top of the depth chart for the Bills.
However, as happens so often in the NFL, when a player goes down with injury another player explodes on the scene. That is the case with running back C.J. Spiller, who took over when Jackson hurt his knee in the season opener after just six carries. Jackson is not expected to play this week...
Talkamania 18 is here. I'm joined by The Scizz from Dear God, Why Us? Sports to review Bills/Chiefs. We talk about CJ Spiller becoming a star, tailgating, the defense and Fitzpatrick managing games. We also talk about the possibility of adding another Toronto game. Enjoy.
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“He’s been Pipp’d.”
That is what sports fans say whenever a player loses his starting job after suffering an injury and watches his replacement step in and permanently take his job. It was first coined back in 1925 after the man himself, Wally Pipp. he was the first baseman for the New York Yankees, but either asked out of or was sat for a game and replaced by Lou Gehrig...
Whew. As I write this, its now been four days since the Chiefs took their latest thumping, this time at the hands of the Buffalo Bills. I’m not going to recap the game, because it basically went like this: Buffalo handed off to C.J. Spiller who scored. Chiefs get the ball, go three and out. Repeat. That’s pretty tough to watch folks. It’s pretty tough to watch four...
In two polarizing weeks, Ryan Fitzpatrick, C.J. Spiller and the Buffalo Bills showed fans a full range of possibilities. They sat back and allowed the New York Jets to pummel them, then dished that treatment out in kind to the Kansas City Chiefs. It’s safe to say the real Buffalo Bills fall somewhere in the middle of all that. If so, then it’s tough to argue this team is perfect...
BUFFALO (35) d KANSAS CITY (17)
The Headline: Bills run riot over misfiring Chiefs
A run of big plays for the Bills gave their fans flashbacks to the opening week of 2011 where they blew out the Chiefs 41-7 as part of their hot start. This year both teams were coming off brutal week one losses, Buffalo to the Jets and the Chiefs to Atlanta and neither one was overly excited...
So I know we are still in the afterglow of the Bills’ victory on Sunday. C.J. Spiller continues to impress. The defense made amends for their horror–show performance in the Meadowlands a week earlier. And at least for one week, Ryan Fitzpatrick left the turnovers to the capable right arm of Jay Cutler. Just indulge me a moment to look back through the magic of the NFL...
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Quick, name the top player in all of fantasy football at the non-quarterback position in PPR leagues?
If you guessed it was a guy that grabbed by yours truly in the mid to later stages of your drafts, then give yourself a pat on the back.
C.J. Spiller has gone bonkers in his last seven games (going back to final three from last year) totaling for 7 TD and...
Week 3 RB Rankings
Darren McFadden still finds himself ranked as a top twelve fantasy option in week three as a breakout game is inevitable. It may take until Denarius Moore proves he is healthy and able to take the top off of the defense so the opposition doesn’t put eight or nine on the box on every play, but D-Mac will breakout, it just might not happen against the Steelers...
Chris: 24-14, Cleveland- My hometown versus my college town. I remember when the Browns came back to the NFL that I had a soft spot for them and even thought of adopting them as my second team. Then I went to school in Cleveland, learned that Cleveland sports fans give Buffalo's a run for their relative sporting IQ and the rest is history. The Browns offense was anemic in week...