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The Good, Bad and the Ugly from a Bills Bye Week

Watching Ezekiel Elliott is one of the most enjoyable things in football. (Getty Images)

Watching Ezekiel Elliott is one of the most enjoyable things in football. (Getty Images)

– Evan Sally

Typically when the Bills are on their bye week there’s a sense of disappointment in the air. No matter how bad the team is playing in a given season, you still miss seeing your squad play on Sunday. However, I felt like this bye week was desperately needed on two fronts: a football team that has been battered by injuries and desperately needs a week to recharge; and a fanbase that’s emotionally exhausted from Monday’s officiating debacle in Seattle. As a result I welcomed this week’s bye with open arms. But even with the Bills taking a break, football never stops. While many of you probably took this Sunday as an opportunity to spend time with family or catch up on tasks around the house, I got my weekly dose of pigskin like the football junkie I am. Here’s the good, the bad, and the ugly from the Bills week off. Continue reading

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The Man(ning) of the Hour: How the Decision to Start Peyton on Sunday Was 20 Years in the Making

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Despite injuries and a rough start to the season, Gary Kubiak places his trust in Peyton Manning over Brock Osweiler(credit: gettyimages.com)

by Jim Bearor

The decision has already been made as to who will start for the Broncos in their Divisional Round matchup against the Steelers, but it feels like we haven’t hit the tipping point for the Manning/Osweiler quarterback situation. Osweiler has been the starting quarterback for the second half of the season, and he was better than Manning was in the first half. There are a few angles to this issue that make it more complex than “the young, strong armed quarterback” against “the shell-of-himself Hall of Famer”.

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