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The Flagrant Foul: Week 3 NFL Roundup

NFL: Arizona Cardinals at Buffalo Bills

LeSean McCoy and the Buffalo Bills ran amok in Sunday’s home thrashing of the Arizona Cardinals (Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY)

– Bill Annechino

With another great football Sunday in the books (and the first official football Sunday of fall!), let’s take a run through the league and see what stood out.   Continue reading

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The Flagrant Foul: Week 2 NFL Roundup

Who's the real culprit for the Bills problems?

Who’s the real culprit for the Bills problems? Is GM Doug Whaley to blame? (Getty Images)

– Bill Annechino


Jets @ Bills (Thursday):

So, by now everyone knows that the Bills’ insanely reactionary answer to Thursday night’s embarrassment was to fire offensive coordinator Greg Roman.  Many people have also (correctly) pointed out that it wasn’t Greg Roman’s offense that gave up 37 points and 500 yards.  I’ve seen various reactions from the Bills’ Mafia calling for Rob or Rex Ryan’s head, but that really misses the bigger point:  Doug Whaley is the worst GM in football.  Continue reading

The Hard Foul Podcast: Episode 65

Ryan Fitzpatrick played one of his best games, slicing up Rex Ryan's defense. (Getty Images)

Ryan Fitzpatrick played one of his best games, slicing up Rex Ryan’s defense. (Getty Images)

Jim and Evan start the show recapping a bad Bills loss to the Jets and eat some crow about Ryan Fitzpatrick. They then looked ahead to Week 2 of the NFL, featuring some great games:

  • Saints/Giants
  • Texans/Chiefs
  • Packers/Vikings
  • Steelers/Bengals
  • Bucs/Cardinals

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The Bills Are All Style and No Substance in an Indefensible Loss to the Jets

A rough night from Stephon Gilmore and the secondary left the Bills with no shot at winning Thursday. (Getty Images)

A rough night from Stephon Gilmore and the secondary left the Bills with no shot at winning Thursday. (Getty Images)

Evan Sally 

Tyrod Taylor spent most of the night searching for answer, despite a gaudy stat line. (Getty Images)

Tyrod Taylor spent most of the night searching for an answer, despite a gaudy stat line. (Getty Images)

The Bills offense was empty calories while the Jets were a wholesome meal.

The 3 best plays of the game belonged to the Bills; Tyrod’s two long throws and Robey-Coleman’s fumble return for a touchdown. The problem is that the next 20 plays on the list belong to the Jets. The Bills for all of their big plays lacked consistency of quality from play to play and drive to drive. The big plays kept them alive and provided the crowd with a thrill. But they were sandwiched in between 3 and outs and complete defensive breakdowns. While the Jets, despite dealing with their disaster plays, never stopped producing, carving up the Bills secondary consistently. Continue reading