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Buffalo Bills news, 12/18: watching the tape from Bills vs. Jaguars

The All-22 breakdowns are in, and EJ Manuel wasn't as bad as he looked at the beginning of the game, among other observations.

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Week 15 GIF Recap: Bills at Jaguars | The Goose's Roost

"A GIF recap of Buffalo's harrowing 27-20 win in Jacksonville in Week 15." Good one this week.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Upon Further Review: Bills At Jaguars

Other than Erik Pears, the offense had a pretty good day. Even with some good sacks and turnovers, the Bills defense didn't score too highly with Joe B - among the starters, only Mario Williams was above a 3.0 GPA.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - All-22 Review - Bills/Jags - Give EJ Time

Jeremy White notes that EJ Manuel needs to keep his eyes open when scrambling to find receivers instead of looking to run. He also says Manuel was pretty sharp in Jacksonville, despite his horrible start.


From the booth: Bills at Jaguars -
John Murphy spells out EJ Manuel's early struggles in games among his notes from Sunday.

Winning plays you may have missed: Week 15 -
"They’re plays that might not seem like much at the time, but had a much bigger impact upon further review."

Inside The Bills | Marrone on EJ’s spotty starts
"I think you do try to get the quarterback going so you try to get things that he’s successful with to get him off to a good start," said Marrone. "When you see something like that happening during the game there’s really only two ways to go. You can rely on a running game, which eventually will get stopped or you start him getting a good feel and doing things he feels comfortable with and get him into a rhythm."

Bills traveled long road with success - Sports - The Buffalo News
"Rookie quarterback EJ Manuel and Co. went at least 70 yards on three drives that ended in touchdowns, the first time that’s happened in a single game this year."

Power Rankings: No. 25 Buffalo Bills - ESPN
"There's a fairly good consensus among our six voters on this one, who ranked the Bills No. 23, No. 24, No. 25, No. 26 (twice) and No. 27."

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A winning division record the goal for Bills -
"The postseason is not on the table for the Bills, but a winning record in the AFC East is there for the taking."