As it has so many times before, the Bills lack the ability to put points up on the board and for that they have their playoff dreams and hopes crushed at the hands of a team that they should have beaten. The Bills offense didn’t do terrible but there was much that needed to be improved upon. The final play for some reason seems to always end in Fitzpatrick throwing the ball to a defensive player. I don’t mean that the defensive player makes a good play, it just seems like every time there is a miss communication or a tipped ball or a bad throw and it goes literally right to the defensive player. We have put our faith in the future of the Bills in this guy that can’t make a throw on the last drive to get 35 – 45 yards to get Lindell into field goal range. The offense was decent in the beginning. They were moving the ball and making some big plays, and actually going for the big play, but they were not able to finish. CJ Spiller and Chandler seemed to be the highlights of the offense and kept the ball moving. Fred Jackson again fumbles and an inopportune time and costs the Bills, what could have been a scoring drive. A bad snap on an extra point really didn’t play a [part in the loss, but it seems when things are going badly, they just get worse. Both the Steelers and Bengals lost, which was the Help the Bills needed to get into the playoffs. Unfortunately, the Bills needed the win. The only positive that can come out of this is that the Bills can still finish at .500 this year and have improved from last year’s win total of only 6. The Offense gets a grade of a D+. Fail to finish again, and Fitzpatrick seems to be the major cause of it.
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