foshman Rates the Buffalo Bills





Buffalo Bills

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Sports:
Football
League:
National Football League
Venue:
Location:
Orchard Park, NY United States
Conference:
American Football Conference

Season Outlook Analysis

Overall Team
Overall Team Grade & Expectations
Overall Team Grade
B-
Analysis
I expect McDermott to stabilize the environment this year, not necessarily win more.
Last season, did the team
meet your expectations?
Met My Expections
Special Teams
Place Kicking
A-
Punting
B+
Kickoff/Punt Returning
B
Kickoff/Punt Coverage
B-
Coaching
Effectiveness
B-
Preparedness
B+
Decision Making
B
Overall Coaching / School Analysis
New regime with a solid reputation for preparation and coaching.
Overall Team Grade & Outlook
Expectations/ Outlook
I expect Buffalo to be more consistent this year, I'm not sure they'll be much better record wise, but I look for them to finally take the step they have needed to take for some time now.
Offense
Position
Quarterbacks
B
Taylor is........fine. He's fine.
Running Backs
A-
Less depth behind McCoy than in years past.
Protection & Blocking
B+
The offensive line is on the rise.
Receiving
B-
Matthews over Watkins seems like it might be an upgrade for the Bills.
Skills
Speed
B
Production
B+
Big Play Ability
A-
Consistency
B-
Red Zone Success
B-
Defense
Position
Defensive Line
B
Buffalo has added a lot of talent here but they need to show improvement.
Linebackers
C+
Defensive Backs
C
New faces at cornerback will likely struggle to replace last year's tandem
Skills
Passing Game Defense
C+
Stopping the Run
B+
Controlling Field Position
C+
Stopping The Big Play
C
Causing Turnovers
B+
Skills Analysis Notes
The defense has talent but not a lot of experience.