In the first start of his young NFL career, offensive lineman Spencer Brown delivered an impressive performance during the Buffalo Bills’ 40-0 home win over the Houston Texans in Week 4. Today’s edition of the Bills daily links leads off by breaking down Brown’s performance and offering up positional grades as the Bills improve to 3-1.
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Last thoughts on Buffalo’s shutout of the Texans
Learn more about how assorted Bills beat writers graded the team following its second shutout in three games, discover how the defense joined the 2000 Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens in this elite company, find out how rookie offensive lineman Spencer Brown fared well in his first career start, see how Jaquan Johnson, Cam Lewis and the secondary stepped up with Jordan Poyer and Taron Johnson sidelined, and more!
- Position grades: Spencer Brown passed first test with ease at tackle for Bills | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Spencer Brown’s first career start had Bills fans talking over his play and playfulness - newyorkupstate.com
- Bills defense accomplishes incredible feat against Houston - WGR 550
- Analysis: Buffalo Bills playing defensive line in waves like never before | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Upon Further Review: With Jaquan Johnson and Cam Lewis stepping in, Bills’ secondary doesn’t miss a beat | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- What we learned from snap counts in Bills’ Week 4 win, game ball and more | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Simon: Another stress-free game day for Bills fans - WGR 550
The emergence of TE Dawson Knox
While the Bills’ offense was expected to be potent heading into the 2021 season, one area with some questions around it was the tight end position. Through four games, Dawson Knox is putting those concerns to bed with an outstanding start to the season: 15 catches for 144 yards with four touchdowns. Learn more about Knox’s emergence.
- Dawson Knox emerging as receiving TE threat Bills desperately needed - Buffalo Bills Blog- ESPN
- Four TDs in four games: Dawson Knox is becoming the tight end the Bills need - Democrat & Chronicle
LB Matt Milano, S Jordan Poyer, CB Taron Johnson all day to day
Heading into a huge Week 5 showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs, the Buffalo Bills are hoping to have linebacker Matt Milano, safety Jordan Poyer, and cornerback Taron Johnson active for this rematch of the 2020 AFC Championship game. On Monday, Buffalo head coach Sean McDermott gave an update on his injured players, listing all of them as “day to day.”
- Bills’ injury updates: Matt Milano, Jordan Poyer, Taron Johnson all ‘day to day’ | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Milano, Poyer, Johnson all day-to-day due to injury - WGR 550
- Bills’ Matt Milano, Jordan Poyer and Taron Johnson all day-to-day heading into Chiefs game - newyorkupstate.com
- Observations: Bills’ Matt Milano listed as day to day with hamstring injury | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
Latest NFL power rankings
Following another dominant win, find out where the Bills sit in the latest NFL power rankings.
- NFL Power Rankings Week 5: 1-32 poll, plus the biggest surprise for every team - ESPN.com
- NFL Week 5 Power Rankings: Bills serve notice with dominant defense, unbeaten Cardinals rise to No. 1 - CBSSports.com
Odds and ends
Hear how wide receiver Cole Beasley claims that Bills fans booed him during the win over the Texans, find out what head coach Sean McDermott and the Bills coaches are focusing on heading into Week 5’s clash with the Kansas City Chiefs, and go behind the numbers that explain why the Bills defense has been so dominant through the first four weeks.
- Jay Skurski: Cole Beasley says Bills fans booed him, but what’s he hoping to gain? | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Bills Wide Receiver Cole Beasley takes jab at Bills fans at Highmark Stadium - WKBW
- The Bills coaching staff wants the team to focus on this heading into Chiefs week - BuffaloBills.com
- The First Read, Week 5: Chiefs will test Bills’ powerhouse defense; Cowboys CB on fire - NFL.com
- Bills lead the NFL in these 11 defensive categories + more numbers to know - BuffaloBills.com