Week Four Buffalo Bills Takeaways

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After allowing 16 points or fewer in their first three games, Buffalo shut down the reigning MVP at home in a 23-17 win over the Falcons. Taylor has two or more touchdown passes in four of his last eight games.

"We didn't really hit any in the last game, but we've been pretty efficient throwing the ball down the field", Ryan said.

- Stephen Hauschka's 56-yard field goal that put Buffalo back ahead with 4:44 to play and his subsequent 55-yarder were his 10th and 11th straight from 50 yards or more.

"It's just hard to overcome a three-turnover deficit", he said. Even before Julio Jones left the game with an injury, Atlanta was having trouble moving the ball in their own building.

"They are aggressive", said Ryan, the league's reigning most valuable player.

Rookie running back Dalvin Cook suffered a non-contact injury during the third quarter of a game against the Lions and has been ruled out.

Matt Ryan's short pass to the right intended for Taylor Gabriel fell incomplete on the play.

"I don't know if you're ever going to take a player of that caliber away, but you have to know they're going to make some plays and we have to make plays on our end as well". Sports Illustrated is no exception, and the folks there usually do a good job of touching on the main points of each game. He had 110 yards in Week 1 against the Jets, but then totaled just 30 yards on 26 carries combined in Weeks 2 and 3.

Best-selling author and nationally honored journalist Scott Pitoniak is in his seventh season as a Bills analyst for WROC-TV and in his 33rd season covering the team.

McDermott and Falcons head coach Dan Quinn's paths have crossed before. It also erases a long bout of futility against the Falcons in Atlanta.

"To be honest with this team, we attribute our success to preparation", said Worthy. McDermott admitted Monday the Bills had only 10 men on the field on Atlanta's final play due to a substitution mistake, but the Bills survived. "I'd say, hold your horses a bit, " he said, grinning. It showed perhaps most glaringly on fourth and one from the Bills ten with 44 seconds left.

"I didn't hear the whistle, so I just ran full speed", White said. Leading the National Football League with 35.5 points per game, Los Angeles has proven that their offense is for real. "It's on us up front to create some lanes and get the run game going". Win, lose or draw, it was a great win for us today.

"We're better than that".

- Atlanta wide receiver Justin Hardy's game-tying touchdown reception with seven minutes to play was the first TD pass surrendered by the Bills this season. He was limited in practice last week with a back injury.