Buffalo Bills: 5 takeaways from Week 1 loss to New York Jets

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5.) Edge rushers looked great

Right from the start, the Bills’ defensive line on the outside was providing pressure all night long. Edge rushers Leonard Floyd and Gregory Rousseau were seen in the backfield all game long, including with Floyd getting a sack on Aaron Rodgers on the first offensive drive for the Jets.

After Rodgers was knocked out of the game, it was Zach Wilson who was feeling the pressure in which he at one point scrambled 20 yards behind him to avoid a sack. 

Without the presence of Von Miller, this edge rusher group was noticed and they put the Jets’ offense on notice. If they are able to continue this kind of dominance without Miller, imagine what this group will look like when Miller is out there and Floyd and Rousseau can be rotated to stay fresh against a tired offensive line. Beyond Rousseau and Floyd, the rest of the edge rushers managed to help stop the run.