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Billieve Podcast: Previewing the Miami Dolphins and Week 7

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Is it possible this is a trap game for the Bills? We discuss that and so much more on our podcast!

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On the latest episode of the Billieve Podcast—the 100th in show history!—host John Boccacino and co-host Jamie D’Amico get you ready for Sunday’s showdown between the Buffalo Bills (4-1) and Miami Dolphins (0-5).

At 4-1, the Bills are second place in the AFC East, and emerge from their bye week for the first of three straight home games. Among the topics covered:

  • The Bills are favored by 17 points, the first time the Bills have been such heavy favorites since the 1992 season, when Buffalo suffered a shocking loss to the New York Jets. Is Sunday’s game a trap game for the Bills? Is it possible for a Sean McDermott-coached team and the positive culture present at One Bills Drive to fall for a trap game?
  • What does the Bills offense need to do to get on track against a feeble Dolphins’ defense that is last in total yards allowed per game (439.8) and points allowed per game (180 in five games, 36 points per game)?
  • What can we expect from Josh Allen, and can he get the deep ball going vs. a porous Dolphins secondary?
  • Defensively, our podcasters expect the Bills to dominate a Miami offense that has been inept (league-low 42 points in five games, an average of 8.4 points per game).
  • Ryan Fitzpatrick gets to face his old team as the Dolphins ditched second-year quarterback Josh Rosen, who has struggled mightily, in favor of some FitzMagic. How can Buffalo take advantage of Fitzy’s penchant for throwing back-breaking interceptions?
  • They also expect Buffalo, led by Jerry Hughes, Ed Oliver and Jordan Phillips to get after a Miami offensive line that has allowed 23 sacks and 48 hits on the quarterback in 2019 to rank in the bottom five of the NFL.

Check out the latest episode of Billieve to find out our podcasters’ thoughts on these topics, their predictions for the game, and more, then leave your thoughts in the comments section.


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