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Pitoniak: Complexion of Bills season changes dramatically with upset of Falcons

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Buffalo Bills tight end Charles Clay runs against Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker De'Vondre Campbell during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday Oct. 1 2017 in Atlanta

The Buffalo Bills escaped the newly built Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta with a 23-17 win over the Falcons on Sunday with escape being the ideal word to describe it. Finally, he expresses concern for the impact Jones' injury had on Atlanta's offense, saying: "the equation for this offense will change significantly if the hip injury forces Jones to miss time".

Then, in 2011, when Ryan Fitzpatrick led the Bills to a 5-2 start, which included a 41-7 thrashing of the Chiefs in Kansas City and a dramatic 34-31 victory against New England, I drank the Kool-Aid again, only to suffer severe indigestion as Buffalo dropped eight of its last nine games. He has only four catches for 57 yards this season.

- Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor was sacked three times.

Get prep sports breaking news alerts from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. On passes thrown 20-plus yards down the field, Ryan is 3 of 15 for 161 yards with a touchdown, an interception and a passer rating of 66.3.

Less than a week after Buffalo traded Watkins and Darby on the same day, McDermott offered some insight into his team-building approach. Chicago's second-year back Jordan Howard was coming off a strong year, but the Falcons haven't seen a back as accomplished as LeSean McCoy yet.

The Buffalo Bills continue to shock the football world. The Falcons look to remain one of the NFL's few unbeaten when they host the upstart Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

- Atlanta wide receiver Andre Roberts' 61-yard kickoff return was the longest against the Bills this season.

For just the third time during this current playoff drought, the Bills enter week five as a 3-1 team. The Bills have six picks in the first three rounds in next year's draft. There is a lot to be said about the Atlanta Falcons utilizing an unhealthy Julio Jones and Mohamed Sanu. The one incompletion was intercepted.

The Falcons flawless season was snapped in Week 4 with a sloppy 23-17 loss to the Bills. It would secure the 23-17 win for Buffalo. I'm better than that, from an offensive standpoint in terms of taking care of the ball. Sometimes we'll talk in between a series and he's able to have good recall on what happened and here's what I'd like to do based on that. "We knew we had to take over this game, so it's exciting, man". In the end, his short pass to Taylor Gabriel sailed high and the Bills offense came onto the field in the victory formation. We trust our game plan and believe in ourselves.

Jones tried to come back yesterday, but coach Dan Quinn said he lacked his normal explosiveness so they made a decision to hold him back.

Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein also set the franchise's career record for most field goals in a game with seven on Sunday. "We've had 10 giveaways in the first four weeks of the season, and you can't win football games that way". The Bengals are up next in Cinci and Bills fans are really starting to think....could this really be the year all the misery ends?

The defense, as usual, and now, as expected, played outstanding.

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