The Buffalo Bills (7-3) return from their bye week poised for another high-octane shootout when they host the Los Angeles Chargers (3-7) on Sunday, and on the latest episode of the Billieve Podcast, hosts John Boccacino and Jamie D’Amico have everything you need to know for the Week 12 clash.
After wishing everyone in #BillsMafia a belated happy Thanksgiving and reminiscing about last year’s satisfying win for the Bills over the Dallas Cowboys, our podcasters turned their attention to the Chargers matchup, featuring a pair of quarterbacks taken in the top 10 of their NFL Draft class (Josh Allen No. 7 overall in 2018 and Justin Herbert No. 6 overall in 2020).
Among the topics discussed on the podcast:
- What should Bills fans make of the Chargers’ inability to close out games?
- Will Allen and the passing attack be able to take advantage of the Chargers’ vulnerabilities in the secondary?
- Why Stefon Diggs and Cole Beasley are poised for another big day.
- With wide receiver John Brown ruled out for the game, there is an opportunity for rookie wide receiver Gabriel Davis to shine.
- Rookie quarterback Justin Herbert sure hasn’t played like a rookie thus far, completing nearly 70 percent of his passes for 2,700 yards with 22 TDs and only six interceptions.
- What are the keys for the Bills’ defense to confuse Herbert and make him play like a rookie?
- Why Ed Oliver and Quinton Jefferson need to cause chaos with their presence on the front four, and how they have winnable matchups vs. an under-performing Chargers’ offensive line.
- Did Buffalo do enough during the bye week to improve both its rushing attack and its rushing defense?
- What is the future of center Mitch Morse, and what could a new-look offensive line resemble with guard Cody Ford sidelined for the rest of the year?
- Plenty of points should be scored in this one.
Check out the latest Billieve Podcast for our thoughts on these topics and hear score predictions as the Bills face the Chargers, then join the conversation by leaving your thoughts on how the game will play out in the comments section below.
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