This weekend the Oakland Raiders face the Buffalo Bills. The Bills are coming off of a complete domination, annihilation, embarrassing spanking of the K.C. Chiefs. (Which was awesome!) The win was behind the outstanding play of the Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and his gigantic tight end Scott Chandler. Fitz put up some crazy touchdown numbers (4) and a measly 208 yard going 17-25. Fitz is the most under rated QB in the NFL and proves his critics wrong all the time.
Good news for the nation is Cali grown Stevie Johnson did not practice today (Thursday). Why so serious Johnson and has been bothered by a groin injury for a month now and reinjured it in practice on Wednesday. That leaves the Bills with a giant tight end, a dude named Roscoe (not from the Dukes of Hazard) and two other wide receivers not worth mentioning.
As a result, the Bill will relying heavily on their run game which the Raiders should slam shut. Fred Jackson is a serviceable running back and will probably be used out of the back field as a receiver more than anything.
The Bills defense is strong lead by all pro line backer Shawne “Lights Out” Merriman. He leads a talented group of line backers and defensive backs. We will need to rely on Darren McFadden profoundly. DMC needs to shred up the D if we are to stay in this one. Our busted up receiving corps looked bad last week and are looking worse according to the Raiders injury report. (Great job on the strike NFLPA. My fantasy team is a who’s who of injured reserve.)
Keys to this game are; bully Fitz, bully their wide receivers, bully their run defense with DMC, bully Fred Jackson and C.J. what’s his face, and lastly, don’t be a brainless, unintelligent 15 penalty bully.
The BULLY is already in Fitz head. Read the quote below.
“You saw the Monday night game with Denver, they are a disruptive bunch. They do some good things. They get a lot of pressure up the middle. They get a lot of pressure on the edges. It’s going to be a tough challenge for us. It seems like every week, it’s not always the same thing, but there’s always a challenge with those guys up front and this week it’s because collectively as a group they’re all so good.”
—Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick on the defensive front seven of the Oakland “BULLY” Raiders.
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