Originally posted on Inside the Bills  |  Last updated 12/21/11
With their offense in a rut for the better part of the team’s seven-game losing streak, the idea has been raised by outside observers to speed up the tempo of the offense. Some of Buffalo’s greatest success as an offense has been in an up tempo style this season, even at times going no huddle. While one can argue that a two-minute offense often sees softer coverage from an opposing defense at the end of halves and games and that’s why there’s more success sustaining drives, Ryan Fitzpatrick, eager to do just about anything to give the offense a spark, is not against the idea. “We’ve done a decent job this year when we’ve been in hurry up mode and even not hurrying up, but calling plays at the line and seeing what the defense si giving us and changing the play, that kind of thing,” said Fitzpatrick. ”We’ve been successful at that. At times some of it is because of what the score is, some of it is they’re hanging back trying not to give up the big play. Sometimes we work better as an offense
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