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This weeks Water Cooler features QCS writers Mike Bundt, Ryan Talbot, Brandon Hess, and Ryan Talbot
Mike Bundt: What’s up everybody! Let’s get into business right away.
The Bills lost in disappointing fashion Sunday, falling to the Rams 15-12. Watching the game, it was clear to me that Buffalo was the more talented team but ended up blowing it in the end. How disappointed should Bills fans be with the team’s loss on Sunday?
Brandon Hess: Bills fans should be extremely disappointed with this year’s squad. In previous seasons Buffalo just simply hasn’t been as talented than many of their opponents. This season however they’ve simply lost games to teams they are better than because of poor execution late in games, turnovers, and bad coaching. Home losses to St. Louis and Tennessee are inexcusable.
Ryan Talbot: Very disappointed. The team came into the season talking about the playoffs and now they’re looking at another 6-10 type of season. It’s unacceptable based upon the amount of ...
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The Buffalo Bills are close to an agreement to continue their annual Toronto series beyond this season, but to make it successful they are drastically lowering the ticket price.
Per BuffaloNews.com… Read more, the average price for a ticket for Buffalo’s “home” game against the Seattle Seahawks on Dec. 16 in Toronto will be $99. That’s down from about $160 in 2008, when...
The Buffalo Bills have placed running back Fred Jackson on injured reserve, so now his season is officially over.
Bills officially placed RB Fred Jackson on IR.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 11, 2012
This is the second straight season that Jackson has ended up on IR.
Hopefully Jackson can bounce back next season, since he did just sign an extension with the Bills before...
Buffalo Bills general manager Buddy Nix told WGR’s The Howard Simon Show that there’s a chance they’ll move up in next year’s draft to take a quarterback if the right one is there.
“Let me say this: I think there’s a time that in the era that you’re in and the development of your team, there’s a time when you can move up a round to take a quarterback,” Nix said...
For Fred Jackson the 2012 season ends much the way the 2011 one did. On Tuesday the Bills placed the running back on injured reserve. This ends the season of Jackson. On Dec. 9, Jackson suffered a lower leg injury in a loss to St. Louis. Jackson will turn 32 before the start of next season and has seen drastic drops in his yards per carry and yards per reception. Should they keep...
The Seattle Seahawks are in position for a wild card spot in the NFC. They are really overachieving this season considering they are starting a rookie 3rd round pick in QB Russell Wilson. The receiving corps came in with question marks. They had Terrell Owens and Braylon Edwards in their training camp; that should let you know how they felt about their wide receiver situation. It...
With Fred Jackson on season-ending injured reserve with a knee sprain, C.J. Spiller inherits the team's undisputed role as No. 1 running back for the final three games of the year. Critics of coach Chan Gailey's rotation system that has seen Spiller, easily Buffalo's most dangerous offensive weapon, average just 11 carries per game welcome the development. That'...
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has a sprained foot but is probable and expected to play Sunday against Atlanta.
Coach Pete Carroll said Lynch got work in practice Friday for the first time this week and looked fine. Asked what it would take for Lynch not to play, Carroll cracked, ''Miss the flight? Doesn't show up in Atlanta?''
Lynch rushed for...
USA Today via the Associated Press is reporting that Buffalo Bills oft injured running back Fred Jackson will miss the rest of the regular season with a sprained ligament in his right knee. Jackson’s knee won’t require surgery, but he will miss between two and four weeks. Chan Gailey released a brief statement on the [...]
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Do you remember the game the Seattle Seahawks played against the Cardinals on Sunday? You know the 58-Nil beat-down handed out by the defense and Marshawn Lynch? Yeah, you might as well forget about it. I say this for two reasons. The first is that in a game like that, where everything goes your way, it doesn’t tell you much about who your team is. The defense absolutely dominated...
After the Seattle Seahawks sent a message to their opponent last week, Marshawn Lynch may want to do the same to his former team.
Lynch and the Seahawks try for their fifth victory in six games Sunday as they head to Toronto to face the Buffalo Bills, who appear bound to miss the playoffs for the 13th consecutive season.
Although the Bills' ground game has been strong thanks...
This week, Buffalo Bills players have been much more diplomatic than last year when discussing their thoughts on the team's annual "home" game in Toronto.Well, at least Bills players not named Stevie Johnson. "We know that it isn’t a home game, we know our fans want it to be played at the Ralph," Johnson said, according to the team's media site. "...
Last week: 19 (-4)
Net points per drive: -0.41 (26th)
DVOA: -6.5% (21st)
Weighted DVOA: -2.0% (17th)
Buffalo has two divisional games against comparable teams, one in Miami, who they already beat, and one at home for the Jets, who they already lost to. I say they split those 2 and the Seattle game is the wild card one. The Seahawks have fallen flat in several games against...
Beat down in Sea-Town
Holy cow! That was one hell of a game last Sunday.
The Seahawks took the first takeaway of the game and just ran with it, never looking back en-route to 7 more takeaways on the day, and a record 58 points scored.
There have been multiple joke pictures and tweets floating around cyberspace ever since the end of the ballgame, so I thought I would include a couple...
Week 15 takes the NFL north of the border as the Seattle Seahawks and the Buffalo Bills meet in the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario. Seattle comes into Sunday with a record of 8 and 5 and currently holds the fifth seed in the NFC playoff picture. Buffalo, on the other hand, sits at 5 and 8 and can play spoiler with a win on Sunday.
For Buffalo to have a chance, they will have...
Love ‘em & hate ‘em Week 14
This past Sunday the Seattle Seahawks set single-game franchise records with points scored and margin of defeat in a 58-0 stomping of the Arizona Cardinals.
The victory was the first divisional win of the season, and it occurred in superb fashion.
This was an excellent example of firing on all cylinders – as the offense, defense and special...