The Buffalo Bills (1-1) host the Washington Football Team (1-1) Sunday at 1 p.m. EDT at Highmark Stadium, with the Bills searching for their first home win of the season. Today’s edition of the Bills daily links leads off by examining the key matchups to watch when Buffalo squares off vs. Washington, including another big test for the Bills’ offensive line, which must find a way to contain talented edge rushers Chase Young and Montez Sweat.
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Previewing Week 3 vs. Washington
Identifying the key matchups to watch as Buffalo hosts Washington in Week 3, including whether Josh Allen and the offense will start connecting on more big plays, how Buffalo’s offensive line will hold up against Chase Young and Montez Sweat, why Buffalo’s revamped defensive line has an edge against Washington’s remade offensive line, and more. Plus, how Buffalo defensive coordinator/assistant head coach Leslie Frazier persuaded his former Chicago Bears teammate Ron Rivera to get into coaching and all of the ways to watch Sunday’s game at home.
- PlayAction: Elite length on display as Bills face Washington DE duo | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- 6 things to watch for in Bills vs. Washington | Week 3 - BuffaloBills.com
- How we see it: News’ predictions for Bills vs. Washington in Week 3 | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Game Preview | Bills vs. Washington | Week 3 - BuffaloBills.com
- Buffalo Bills-Washington matchup will have a decidedly Carolina feel - Buffalo Bills Blog- ESPN
- Leslie Frazier convinced Ron Rivera he should give coaching a try - Democrat & Chronicle
- Bills vs. Washington Football Team NFL Week 3: How to watch (TV channel, time, live stream information) - newyorkupstate.com
Bills injury updates
The Bills got good news on the injury front concerning defensive tackle Star Lotulelei, while cornerback Levi Wallace took a step backwards in his quest to play vs. Washington.
- Bills injury updates: Levi Wallace limited in practice; Star Lotulelei returns | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Star Lotulelei returns to practice; Levi Wallace limited - WGR 550
Taron Johnson discusses the fast start from Buffalo’s defense
The Bills cornerback gives credit to the defense’s continuity for its successful start to the season, while Johnson is developing into a defensive playmaker in his fourth season.
- Taron Johnson shares key to Bills’ success on defense - WGR 550
- Taron Johnson is establishing a playmaking role on the Bills defense - BuffaloBills.com
Odds and ends
We discuss what to make of Allen’s slow start through the first two weeks, examine why defensive end A.J. Epenesa’s fast start is no fluke, hear from wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders on why the only stat he cares about is wins and losses, explore whether the Bills should pursue cornerback Richard Sherman to bolster their banged up secondary, and more!
- Josh Allen’s QB grade ranks 28th in NFL. Is it too early to worry? - Democrat & Chronicle
- A.J. Epenesa’s hot start no fluke; Bills DE in elite company in this Next Gen Stat category - newyorkupstate.com
- Bills receiver Emmanuel Sanders: ‘I don’t care about stats ... I just wanna win’ | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Are the Buffalo Bills and Richard Sherman a realistic match? - Sports Illustrated Buffalo Bills News, Analysis and More
- NY raffling tickets to Bills, Jets, Giants games to New Yorkers who get vaccinated - newyorkupstate.com
- Bills, Giants & Jets partner with NY State on vaccine incentive program - BuffaloBills.com
- Bills Mafia Babes, grassroots group of 12,000 women, fundraising for players’ charities – and each other | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Erik Brady: Red and blue may define and divide our nation, but on autumn Sundays, it unites Bills fans | Columnists | buffalonews.com
- Erie County Legislature demands more transparency in Bills stadium negotiations | Local News | buffalonews.com