The Buccaneers’ defense struggled all day against the speed of WR Deonte Thompson. Thompson gets matched up 1 on 1 with starting cornerback Brent Grimes and he leaves him in the dust. QB Tyrod Taylor drops it in the bucket for a 27 yard gain.
During their game against the Bengals, the Buffalo Bills’ offense squandered several opportunities to really seize control of the game, even though the defense created several turnovers, thereby creating opportunities for Tyrod Taylor and company.
But the offense struggled. The Bengals’ defense is no slouch; they are a top-five unit. The Bengals held an otherwise efficient red zone offense in the Bills to 1/3 for the day.
But on this play, the defense didn’t stop the Bills. Rather, quarterback Tyrod Taylor and TE Logan Thomas did. The defensive look was there, the play design was perfect, but Taylor missed his primary throwing window, and Thomas failed to adjust, which eliminated the second throwing window.
This offense cannot afford to waste these opportunities, because they won’t have many.
Brandon Tate TD was set up by all of the 5 wide plays run prior…Beautiful throw by TT.https://t.co/8mcJOhoBYS
— Locked on Bills (@lockedonbills) October 10, 2017
The Falcons believed they had the Bills defense on the ropes so they took a deep shot. It’s a very good play call, but the game speed and mental awareness of Hyde leads to a big interception.
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