Through two games this season, Buffalo Bills receivers Stevie Johnson and David Nelson have proven to be highly reliable and productive targets for quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, combining for 26 catches, 311 yards and three scores. Some Bills fans were calling for Nelson to start over Donald Jones (six grabs, 27 yards, one score) well before Nelson got off to his hot start, but don't expect that to happen any time soon. Chan Gailey remains insistent that Jones will develop.
"Donald has not made as many big plays yet, but I think as time goes on, he's going to continue to be a bigger and bigger part of our offense," Gailey told reporters Wednesday. "He's a very good football player, and I think going to be a very good football player for a long time here."
Jones has, however, made a few big plays. He caught a touchdown in Kansas City - though the game was won at that point - and then followed that up with a huge fourth-down conversion against Oakland. His biggest play came when he prevented an Oakland interception just two plays prior to the game-winning touchdown pass in Sunday's 38-35 victory.