The Bills will have their final preseason test this evening against the always ferocious Detroit Lions.
As Buffalo takes on the NFL’s premier bottom-feeder it will be a final chance to be sure that the Bills’ attack is less anemic than it has been in years past. If they can’t get it together against one of the worst defenses in football, its going to be another long year in Upstate New York. Unfortunately (or perhaps fortunately), due to league black-out regulations, we won’t see it on television.
For me, the preseason has not answered most of my looming questions that many Bills fans share:
- Will this be the year that Trent breaks out as an above-average QB in the NFL?
- Will the offensive line gel enough to protect Edwards and allow the Bills to establish a solid running game?
- Will Maybin, Schobel, Stroud, and Co. be able to mount effective pressure on opposing offenses?
- What in God’s name will the T.O. show produce in Orchard Park.
- How many season ticket holders need to sacrifice their first-borns for the Bills to make the playoffs?
With the season opener against the Patriots 11 days away to kick-off Monday Night Football the Bills next two games could not be more different. Time to see what this team is made of; time to see if they are lions or lambs.