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Buffalo Bills fan opinions of Sean McDermott’s third season as head coach

Was 2019 enough for you to Trust The Process?

Almost three years ago, Sean McDermott was named head coach of the Buffalo Bills. A lot has happened in the intervening time, most notably the Bills ending the longest playoff drought in North American sports and re-entering the postseason two years later.

Here is a partial list of what McDermott has done in his time in Buffalo. Leave your approval in the poll at the end of the post and your thoughts on McDermott in the comments section.

  • Led Buffalo to their first 10-win season in 20 years and their second playoff berth in three seasons while finishing second in the AFC East
  • Four-win improvement from 2018 to 2019, flipping the record from 6-10 to 10-6
  • Team was as high as 5-1, 6-2, and 9-3 for the first time since Super Bowl years
  • Finished season tenth in point differential at +55
  • Fired offensive line coach Juan Castillo, replacing him with Bobby Johnson
  • Fired wide receivers coach Terry Robiskie, promoting Chad Hall
  • Fired special teams coordinator Danny Crossman, hiring Heath Farwell to replace him
  • Kept Brian Daboll as offensive coordinator, despite finishing near the bottom in every major statistical category in 2018
  • Kept defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier
  • Allowed QB coach David Culley to leave and head to Baltimore, replacing him with Ken Dorsey
  • Went 2-of-5 on instant replay challenges in 2019 (and had a couple where he was fortunate he was too late)
  • Currently sits at 25-23 as Bills head coach, the best winning percentage since Wade Phillips


Do you approve of the job Sean McDermott has done as Buffalo Bills head coach?

This poll is closed

  • 96%
    (6631 votes)
  • 3%
    (255 votes)
6886 votes total Vote Now

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