5 Reasons why the Buffalo Bills beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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ORCHARD PARK, NY – OCTOBER 22: Logan Thomas #82 of the Buffalo Bills celebrates with fans after scoring a touchdown during the third quarter of an NFL game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on October 22, 2017 at New Era Field in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

The Big Picture

It was weird for a change to be on the opposite side of a game like that. In recent years that’s a game the Bills blow thanks to a fumble. We’ve been in that situation many times before, but this time the outcome was different. The Bills did make plenty of mistakes yesterday, but they still got the job done and grabbed a much-needed win.

Certainly, the defense can’t allow opposing quarterbacks to come into New Era Field and throw for over 300-yards, that is something the defense needs to work on as in the next six weeks the Bills play host to quarterbacks Drew Brees, Derek Carr and of course Tom Brady.

But there was also plenty of positive takeaways from this game; the Bills were only flagged a total of four times for a total of 35-yards. Also, the defense continues to force turnovers and put the game in the hands of their offense.

But as the season rolls on the games only become more and more important, Carr and the Raiders come to town next week.

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As this is another must-win game for the Bills.