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Bills jump to early lead, hold off Bucs

Matt Warren is Associate Director of NFL coverage for SB Nation and previously covered the Bills for Buffalo Rumblings for more than a decade.

The important part is the Buffalo Bills opened their home season with a win.  The call from fans and critics was for the Bills' offense to go deep, and Trent Edwards answered the call with two long touchdown passes to Lee Evans and Terrell Owens.  Two big interception returns by the defense, including a 76-yard touchdown return by Donte Whitner, helped the Bills overcome the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Buffalo.  Four Rian Lindell field goals provided the rest of the scoring in a 33-20 Bills win.  The Bills' record now stands at 1-1. 

Unfortunately, the Bills dealt with injuries to TE Shawn Nelson (shoulder), CB/KR Leodis McKelvin (ankle), OT Brad Butler (knee), and TE Derek Schouman (knee).  We'll have to see the extent of their injuries but Schouman was carted off the field in the second half.

Expect a recap from Brian tonight or tomorrow, but for now here is your postgame thread. Feel free to discuss all things good, bad, and otherwise.