The early AFC Playoff picture is way different than we expected coming into the 2021 NFL season. The Denver Broncos looked poised to be the class of the conference and the AFC Champion Kansas City Chiefs are in last place in the AFC West.
The Buffalo Bills wasted no time, cashing in points over and over again against the Washington Football Team in Week 3. With that, here are five takeaways from the Bills’ 43-21 win against the Football Team:
The Bills are well on their way to their second win of the 2021 season. Taylor Heinicke threw his second interception of the game late in the third quarter and the Bills used the short field to set up Tyler Bass‘ third field goal of the game.
Washington kicker Dustin Hopkins came up with one of the more unusual plays of his career in the second quarter of Sunday’s game against the Bills. Hopkins recovered his own kickoff after it bounced in front of Bills kickoff returner Isaiah McKenzie and caromed back toward the Washington coverage team.
The Bills have extended their lead over the Washington Football Team to two touchdowns. Bills quarterbackJosh Allen hit running back Zack Moss for a seven-yard touchdown that made the score 14-0 with just under 13 minutes left to play in the first half.
Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is on the board with his first trip into the end zone as a member of the Buffalo Bills. It took him three games to do so, as he scored in Week 3 against the Washington Football Team.
Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen is climbing the team’s passing record books. Not only did he become the fastest Bills QB to 10,000 yards on Sunday, he passed Drew Bledsoe on the team’s all-time passing list.
Once again, the Buffalo Bills have only protected three practice squad players for Week 3. They have the option to protect up to four players from signing with another team’s active roster between Tuesday and the end of the game that weekend.
The Buffalo Bills are back at home on Sunday, ready to face off with the Washington Football Team. This edition of Four Downs has everything you need to get ready for kickoff this week, with updates on Gregory Rousseau, Emmanuel Sanders and more.
Amid all the unknowns about free-agent cornerback Richard Sherman at this stage in his decorated career is one certainty: He'll be the smartest man in the defensive back room for whatever team that eventually lands him.
They learned their craft from the likes of Andy Reid and Jim Johnson, worked with eventual Super Bowl winner John Harbaugh and went to the Super Bowl together as coaches for the Carolina Panthers in the 2015 season.
Beyond the eye test, there's the NFL's Next Gen Stats, which in most cases back up what we see. How many Buffalo Bills' performances were measured in Sunday's 35-0 shutout of the Miami Dolphins served as perfect examples. Defensive end A.J.