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Jets rookie WR Stephen Hill had a big debut Sunday as he recorded two touchdown receptions. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
It’s wasn’t the season opener the Bills were hoping for.
That’s about all that can be said about the Buffalo Bills 48-28 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday afternoon.
In a game that was ugly from the get-go, the Bills could never get going and trailed by as many as 34 points (41-7) before they got on track.
A terrible first half saw the Bills down 27-7 after two quarters of play.
Ryan Fitzpatrick struggled early; throwing two interceptions in the first half as he consistently struggled with his reads and accuracy.
Things didn’t get any better at the start of the 3rd quarter for Buffalo, as Fitzpatrick threw another interception only a few minutes in, this time, a pick-six interception by Antonio Cromartie that put the Jets up 34-7.
After Stephen Hill recorded his 2nd touchdown reception of the game to put the Jets up 41-7, the Bills eventually started to get going.
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Mario Williams was upset with the job the replacement officials did during the Bills blowout loss to the Jets. He had some harsh words for the crew.
New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has been cleared to run and lift weights - but not for contact - after suffering a concussion in the team's season-opening victory over the Buffalo Bills.
Coach Rex Ryan says Revis won't practice Wednesday, but it's an encouraging sign that the All-Pro is resuming normal activities. Revis must be cleared by the team physician and...
Heading into a major Week 1 matchup between two teams fighting for respect, I wanted to chronicle the game day experience of watching Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Buffalo Bills visit Mark Sanchez and the New York Jets. What better way to ring in the new football year than with a running diary of the game Bills and Jets fans will undoubtedly point to as either a launching pad for a surprising...
It might be very easy for Buffalo Bills fans to forget the 2012 season opener against the New York Jets.
Buffalo lost 48 to 28 in a tough match at MetLife Stadium.
While Buffalo may have made the game look respectable on paper, they turned in an overall poor performance. Starting quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick was picked off three times, and the defense had trouble stopping New...
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson suffered a sprained lateral collateral ligament (LCL) during today’s game against the Jets.
Initial diagnosis for Fred Jackson is sprained LCL. Likely done for the day. Will get further tests this week.
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 9, 2012
C.J. Spiller came in to replace Jackson...
According to Pro Football Weekly, the Buffalo Bills have confirmed that running back Fred Jackson will be out for roughly the next month or so with a knee injury.
Chan Gailey tells reporters that #Bills RB Fred Jackson will miss 3+ weeks, confirms David Nelson done for the year.
— Pro Football Weekly (@ProFootballWkly) September 10, 2012
C.J. Spiller will now step in and start...
New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis suffered a mild concussion in the Jets 48-28 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, but he is expected to suit up next week against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
When asked on Monday whether or not Revis would play Sunday, Jets head coach Rex Ryan said that he would "lean on the doctors and the trainers"
Adam Schefter of ESPN reported...
Even with his team's dominating win on opening Sunday in the NFL, Jets signal-caller Mark Sanchez is keeping things in perspective.
Well that was one pathetic performance by the Buffalo Bills.
Obviously, the season is not over. But that was not a positive look to start the year. We'll see what they can do against Kansas City next week.
Watching the game made me realize once again why I love hockey so much more. Hockey is continuous action, and anything can happen at any time. Football is stop, go, stop...
Well, that didn't take long. Chan Gailey told reporters today that running back Fred Jackson will miss at least the next three games with a right knee injury. Todays MRI revealed nothing specific, which is actually worse for fantasy owners because how do you treat an injury when you don't know what is wrong? It doesn't help that Jackson was already returning from an injury...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- So this is what the New York Jets were hiding throughout their winless preseason. No, not the Wildcat. Touchdowns. The Jets followed up the NFL's longest preseason drought in 35 years with the greatest season-opening explosion in team history in a 48-28 win over the Buffalo Bills Sunday in front of 79,088 Sunday at MetLife Stadium. Mark Sanchez...
According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, the Jets announced that cornerback Darrelle Revis suffered a mild concussion during Sunday’s win over the Bills.
Revis has a mild concussion, Jets announce #nyj
— Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) September 10, 2012
Revis will be forced to pass a series of concussion tests before he’s able to get back on the field.
Buffalo Bills receiver David Nelson is expected to miss the rest
of the season with a torn ligament in his right knee.
Dear Genny Cream Ale,
Thanks for making this game bearable.
Seriously though, what the hell? I didn’t buy into the hype. I didn’t expect them to wow us. I did expect – unrealistically, apparently – them to at least keep it respectable, though. Such is life for a Bills fan, and here, as in the real world, it goes on.
Make no mistake, 28-48 is a lot closer...
Stephen Hill had a big game in week 1 for the Jets and now he is a guy you should consider adding to your fantasy team.
With a wacky Week One almost in the books, here is my list of players to consider for your Week Two Waiver Wire. Leave it to the NFL to provide us with another fun-filled Sunday, including Robert Griffin III going off in an upset over the Saints. The Eagles...