The Buffalo Bills fell to 5-8 today and were officially eliminated from playoff contention following their loss to the San Diego Chargers. Buffalo closed the gap to 16-10 in the third quarter, but that is as close as the two teams got in the second half as San Diego took the ensuing possession for a touchdown - following a successful fake punt. Buffalo never got back in the game.
The offense had a good drive into Chargers territory in the third quarter after a big pass play from Ryan Fitzpatrick to Stevie Johnson. That drive stalled when Buffalo couldn't convert from inside the 10-yard line, and they settled for a field goal. Fitzpatrick also threw two brutal interceptions on the day that turned into 13 San Diego points.
Marcell Dareus' name was called several times on the defensive side of the ball, and Bryan Scott recovered a Philip Rivers fumble in the end zone for Buffalo's only touchdown. Antonio Gates shredded the Bills secondary all day and caught two touchdown passes, while San Diego barely received any resistance en route to their second straight win.
This is the Bills' second losing streak of at least six games in the Buddy Nix-Chan Gailey era, and major questions are starting to surface about the team moving forward. Have at it, Bills fans. The comments section is yours.