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Buffalo: The Bills come out of their bye week with a chance to pull within a game of the AFC East leading New England Patriots, who are on bye this week. The only problem is that the Bills will have to beat the Houston Texans this week to do it.The Texans sit at 6-1, and own the No. 3 defense in the entire league in yardage allowed per game. Unfortunately for Ryan Fitzpatrick and his teammates, the Bills rank just 19th in total offense, including just 29th in passing. Ouch.If you’re missing Tom Brady due to the bye week, now’s not the time to pick up and play Fitzpatrick, as this game has turnovers and sacks galore written all over it.Not like you’ll get a whole lot of production in the running game either, as the Texans rank 3rd against the rush and have not allowed a rushing TD all season long. With the paltry production they’ll allow being split between C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson, neither are recommended starts.In the passing game, pretty much the only one you can get away wit...
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The Buffalo Bills rewarded quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick during the middle of last season while he was playing very good football. In fact, they rewarded him quite handsomely to the tune of $62 million.
Unfortunately, their investment has field to pay dividends. In fact, Fitzpatrick has been rather disappointing since the Bills signed him to that lucrative extension. Now, it almost...
The Buffalo Bills had a much-needed bye week last week to rest up some of their injured players and get them healthy for this week’s matchup against the AFC’s best team, the Houston Texans. The Bills came off a devastating 34-35 loss to the Tennessee Titans at Ralph Wilson Stadium two weeks entering the bye week. A game that, with a win, would have put them in a tie for first...
When the Bills made the decision to lockup QB Ryan Fitzpatrick to a seven-year, $62 million contract after only a 4-2 start to the 2011 season, it was met with some warranted concern. Since then, Fitzpatrick has lead them to a 5 – 12 record that was highlighted by a completed unacceptable interception that cost them a win over the Titans.
Bills GM Buddy Nix seemed to suggest...
The Buffalo Bills placed offensive lineman Chad Rinehart on injured reserve with an ankle injury and activated cornerback Ron Brooks. Rinehart, a backup who started three consecutive games, was injured during the team's loss to the Tennessee Titans two weeks ago and coach Chan Gailey indicated it would be a long-term injury. Brooks was on injured reserve with the designated...
Coming off their bye week, it’s honestly still not clear whether Buffalo remains a contender in the AFC.Sure, their pitiful showing against New York, San Francisco and New England, coupled with their needless loss to the Titans has many fans already throwing up their hands in defeat, but the fat lady isn’t crooning quite yet.The Bills are just a game below .500, they have the...
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According to the Buffalo Bills Twitter account offensive tackle Erik Pears (hip, groin) did not travel with the team for their Week 9 game and has been ruled out ,Next in line is Chris Hariston he’s got a tough match up against JJ...
On Sunday the Buffalo Bills (3-4) will travel to the No. 1 team in the AFC, the Houston Texans (6-1). Buffalo actually leads the all-time series 2-3 which includes two victories in Houston, but history will not be on the Bills' side.Both teams are coming off of a bye week and in very different shape. Houston trounced Baltimore before the bye, 43-13, and picked up a two-game...
The Houston Texans are back at the game of football and are heading into the halfway point of the NFL season. The opponent this week is none other than the Buffalo Bills and the return of Mario Williams to Reliant. Williams will take the headlines but there are other Bills’ players that the Texans will need to watch for.
The Bills may be streaky at times but they boast a potent...
The Buffalo Bills battle the Houston Texans this Sunday at Reliant Stadium in what will be the first homecoming for former Texans’ first round pick Mario Williams. The 6-1 Texans are coming off a big win versus AFC rival Baltimore Ravens while the 3-4 Bills are looking to rebound after a 35-34 loss to the Titans. Both teams are coming off bye weeks and should be well rested...
Here are the QCS Staff predictions for Sunday’s matchup featuring the Buffalo Bills and Houston Texans:
Mike Straw: Houston 45-10
The Texans are the class of the AFC and should have no problem walking over the lowly Bills. The season is starting to tailspin for Buffalo, and this will just be another branch, or even log, that they hit on the way down.
Ryan Talbot: Texans 38-13...