The Buffalo Bills have accomplished two major feats to this point in the regular season: they have suffered crushing defeat, and they've rebounded from it. Through two weeks, the Bills sit at .500, have proven they are talented, and have also shown just how far they have to go.
Today, they can take a major step toward contender by defeating the thus-far-undefeated New Orleans Saints. That won't be an easy task - we've discussed all week the many intricacies of a Saints team that has been dominant in their 2-0 start. Just because a task isn't easy, however, doesn't mean it cannot be accomplished. There are no moral victories to be had in this matchup today, folks - this is a game the Bills must win if they're to be considered anything other than pretenders.
These Bills are out to prove something today: that they aren't the Bills of old; that they can win tough games against good teams; and that they can defend their home-field advantage. It will take hard, fast, smart football. They're capable of it. But today needs to be the day where capabilities transform into achievements. If you're at The Ralph today, we - the 12th man - can be catalysts in that process. Be loud. Believe this team is different. Believe they're going to make a statement today.
This is your game thread. Let the adrenaline flow. GO BILLS!