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Buffalo Bills news, 9/20: Bills' no-huddle is NFL's fastest attack

The Buffalo Bills are running faster plays than any team in the NFL. That and more Bills/Jets coverage inside.

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Bills Focus: Bills Offense Stepping on the Gas - VIDEO -

"The tempo of the Bills offense has been impressive at times 2 weeks in to the season, but Chris Brown takes a look at how the offense playmakers believe they can increase the speed even more."

Bills have NFL's quickest offense - ESPN

"Dividing time of possession by number of plays, the Bills get one play off every 21.8 seconds of possession, first in the NFL. Meanwhile, the Eagles rank third (23.3 seconds per play)."

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McKelvin picks up slack for injured CB contingent -
"Through two weeks of covering top receivers, quarterbacks targeted McKelvin’s cover assignment 26 times -- the league high for a cornerback -- but he’s allowed just 10 catches for 111 yards while allowing no touchdowns, according to ProFootballFocus."

Inside The Bills | Educating players is plan to fix penalties
"I’ve found that you don’t really get a lot done when you talk about the peer pressure part of it," said Marrone. "I’d rather be in the education part of it and how we’re going to get it better and working with those players to get those things corrected."

Ask 5: EJ Manuel among most surprising rookies in 2013 -
One NFL Exec: "This one is easy to answer: EJ Manuel. I thought the game would be too big for him. So far, it's not. He's way more poised than I ever imagined when I studied him at Florida State." Daniel Jeremiah, who put the list together, agrees that Manuel is the most surprising rookie.

Doug Marrone explains two-point conversion decision - The Buffalo News
Said Marrone on the decision: "The possessions and feeling how the game was going. ... At that time normally I don’t look at the two-point chart until the fourth quarter. That has been my philosophy, that’s what I’ve always done. I just had a feeling that this was the right time. I felt that we had a really good play. I felt that we were going to be able to execute it. I felt like we needed to go ahead and get the two points now and tie the game. That one’s more of a feel than it was from the strategy of what I’ve done before."

Bills’ Marrone may be right coach for town, team - The Buffalo News
"Marrone is bound to make mistakes, but there’s an admirable authenticity to him that leads you to believe he’s the right fit for Buffalo, N.Y., even if he fails for the Buffalo Bills. He was born and raised in the Bronx, but he’s not pushy and arrogant like many New Yorkers who roll into town thinking they have the answers for us bumpkins."

Pears and Glenn stand their ground for Bills - The Buffalo News
"Through the first two weeks of the season, the Bills have indeed done a solid job of keeping Manuel upright. The rookie has been hit just four times in each of the team’s first two games, and sacked only once. Comparatively, the Bills have doubled that number, putting a combined 16 hits on New England’s Tom Brady and Carolina’s Cam Newton over that span."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills' Legursky, Byrd Limited Again Thursday
Injury update from Thursday's practice.

Buffalo Bills' Robert Woods proving he's ready | Democrat and Chronicle |
"I just play my game, go out there and be a good target for him, try to be open and be at the right spot at the right time because the ball is always going to be there," Woods said.

Rookies giving Buffalo Bills a big boost - ESPN
"here's a glance at the Bills' rookies and their participation through the first two weeks:"

Countdown Daily Prediction: BUF-NYJ - ESPN Video - ESPN
"The NFL Live crew make their picks for Buffalo at the New York Jets."

Inside Edge: Bills at Jets - ESPN Video - ESPN
"ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers some stats to help you make your pick for Buffalo at the New York Jets."

Marrone coaching Bills with heavy heart | New York Post
"On Thursday, Marrone pushed his Bills practice back to 3 p.m. and flew to Syracuse so he could serve as a pall bearer at Edson’s funeral. After Wednesday’s practice, Marrone drove to Syracuse in the late afternoon to attend the viewing before driving back to Buffalo late that night so he could conduct a team meeting Thursday morning. Before doing any of this, Marrone consulted his players on Wednesday."

Jets O-line's task: stopping Bills' Super Mario - Yahoo Sports
''He's one of those dual-type defensive ends who has it all,'' Jets right tackle Austin Howard said Thursday. ''He has speed and can get your edge pretty good with his speed and athleticism, and at the same time, he's really strong, so he can get you really good with a power move.''