Written and authored by National Football League Expert Analyst Charlie Red McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Football Betting news and notes.
NFL Predictions is again the best in the industry and will continue through the annual Super Bowl Spectacle in February of 2018.
This Sports Handicapper believes the culture for winning Football in Western New York is back.
Owners Terry and Kim Pegula are committed to restoring the once-proud tradition to Buffalo.
Fans in Buffalo are some of the most loyal and enthusiastic in the National Football League.
The Rex Ryan experiment is history, he did a lot of talking but couldn’t win. Former Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott is now the head coach in the second largest city in the “EMPIRE STATE.”
Buffalo went 7-9 and next to the last place in the American Football Conference East division. Buffalo is working on their ninth head coach and seventh General Managers since 2000.
Putting, it into perspective the New England Patriots hired Bill Belichick in 2000.
The organization is looking for more consistency on the sidelines and McDermott is young, but smart enough to understand the dynamics of the National Football League.
Buffalo cleaned house but if players don’t perform at the level expected the Pegulas could move the franchise to Toronto within the next five years.
The 2017 Buffalo Bills offense will be led by quarterback Tyrod Taylor (3,023) passing yards last season.
Buffalo put up just (189.8) yards per game through the air in 2016. Wideouts Robert Woods and Marquise Goodwin are now playing in the NFC West.
Former number-four overall draft choice Sammy Watkins has not played up to expectation, mainly due to injuries.
Rookie second-round draft pick Zay Jones is another deep threat. Andre Holmes comes over from Oakland and should be a weapon in the intermediate passing game.
Charles Clay is the incumbent at Tight End with Nick O’Leary as his backup. Veteran Center Eric Wood anchors an average offensive line.
Richie Incognito and Seantrel Henderson must also play up to their potential.
All Pro Running Back LeSean McCoy is still one of the best in the league and must be utilized more in the passing attack.
The key to success for Buffalo on offense is for Taylor to be more efficient throwing the football and improvise with his legs.
The Buffalo Bills pass defense ranked sixth in the NFL in 2016. However, the loss of cornerback Stephon Gilmore to New England could hurt in 2017.
Buffalo drafted LSU cornerback Tre’Davious White in the first round in April. Ronald Darby should start on the opposite side of the Rookie.
Rangy safety Micah Hyde brings speed to the lineup, the former Green Bay Packer can also help in the kick/punt return game.
The strength of Buffalo is on the defensive line where Marcell Dareus and Kyle Williams are dominant at tackle. Defensive End Jerry Hughes is coming into his own as a pass rusher. Shaq Lawson and Adolphus Washington have talent and will be used in the rotation.
Linebackers Lorenzo Alexander, Preston Brown, and Reggie Ragland form a tight group of run stoppers; they are also good in pass coverage. Ragland has All-Pro potential.
The key to success for Buffalo on defense is for the tackles to get off of blocks better against the run.
Bovada.Lv lists the Buffalo Bills at +700 to win the 2017-18 American Football Conference East Crown.
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