Nov 11, 2012; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots cornerback Devin McCourty (32) forces Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson (22) to fumble on the one yard line during the fourth quarter at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots defeated the Bills 37-31. Mandatory Credit: Stew Milne-US PRESSWIRE

Report Card: Bills Offense

The Bills lost a close one to the Patriots on an Interception from Ryan Fitzpatrick in the closing seconds of the game, yesterday, while making a final charge for the end zone in what would have been a game winning drive.  Fitzpatrick does have 6 game winning drives, one of those being against the Pats.  But for the story line of the year, Fitzpatrick struggles under pressure.  The offense did not look too bad this past week except for the interception late in the game, Jackson having ball control issues, the first drive where three penalties cost the Bills a 3rd and 1 making them punt and the 14 total team penalties did not help the cause either.  Taking the penalties out of the equation, because to be honest, some were questionable at best, the offense was able to stay with the Pats throughout the game and was able to respond in turn on every drive that the Patriots scored with an equal score of themselves.  One drive that did cost them was when they stopped the Pats late in the 3rd quarter and were unable to do anything themselves and in turn punted.  It also didn’t help that Jackson fumbled on the 1 yard line.  If I had to give the offense a grade this week they would be looking at a C+.  An improvement on what seems to be a simplistic offensive scheme overall with a needed improvement on discipline and ball control. Buffalo next week has another division game that is a must win for them to have any hope of making the playoffs, against the Dolphins.  Both the Jets and Dolphins lost yesterday as well so the AFC East is still tight with the Pats only a couple of games ahead.

Next Bills Game Full schedule »
Sunday, Oct 2626 Oct1:00at New York JetsBuy Tickets

Tags: Buffalo Bills Feautred

comments powered by Disqus