5 duds in Buffalo Bills’ Week 7 loss to New England

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2.) Dawson Knox

When the Bills extended Dawson Knox to a 4-year, $52 million deal with $13 million a year, it was a questionable move because Knox at that point had not solidified himself as a premier tight end in the league. While he would have his flashes, he was inconsistent. Knox just passed over 100 receiving yards on the season, with his one catch for 10 yards performance against the Patriots. He was targeted just three times but only managed to get the one catch. He did get one catch that would have resulted in a touchdown but there was a pass interference call on Latavius Murray that took away the touchdown. 

The one frustrating factor about Knox is that you can almost guarantee at least one drop from him every game. He dropped a crucial 4th down catch that would have moved the chains for Buffalo early in the 4th quarter. While the Bills should have just tried for the field goal to make it a three-point game, Knox was not able to reel in the catch. When you get paid $13 million a year, any pass that you touch should be caught. Knox has been more of a liability than reliable for the last season or so. 

Dalton Kincaid has taken over the receptions and yards this season over Knox, but the two tight end set is not working these last couple of weeks.