6 final thoughts on the Buffalo Bills week 8 win over the Bucs

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Buffalo needs to finish drives with points

Buffalo scored 17 first-half points, which is great, but they had a chance to put this game away at the start of the second half. Their first two drives totaled 136 yards on offense, yet they managed only three points. The two drives ended in a field goal and turnover on downs, respectively. The Bills left potentially 11 points on the field just in the first half. They convert those drives to touchdowns when in the red zone, they are up 28 - 10 at the half.

In the second half, Buffalo came out firing again and put together a nine-play, 75-yard touchdown drive, in what could have been a 35 - 10 win and the Bucs' souls would belong to the Bills. Instead, that was not the case, and this came down to a final hail mary pass, that was far too close to being converted. In addition, the Bills have two second-half drives that stalled out as well when they were in Bucs territory, and instead of going for it on fourth and short, both times, the Bills punted. I don't like the conservative calls there. You're offense is playing well and you had a chance to smash the nail in the coffin and they punted. I would like to see Coach McDermott in that situation be a little more aggressive.

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