By Mark Gaughan » 4:28 PMSan Diego quarterback Philip Rivers was the best player on the field in leading the San Diego Chargers to a 22-10 victory over the Buffalo Bills today. Rivers masterfully managed a ball-control San Diego offense that dominated the game from start to finish. Rivers finished 18 of 25 passing for… Read more »
By Jerry Sullivan » 4:26 PMYou might want to hold off on those January playoff travel plans. The Bills came crashing to Earth on Sunday, losing at home to the Chargers, 22-10, before a subdued sellout crowd at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Here are five quick observations about the loss, which dropped the Bills to 2-1… Read more »
By Tim Graham » 4:07 PMQuick highlights from the Buffalo Bills’ loss to the San Diego Chargers in Ralph Wilson Stadium … What it means: The Bills have a blemish. Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers exploited the Bills’ secondary, and the offense had no response trying to rally from behind. Player of the game: Rivers was… Read more »
By Jay Skurski » 4:06 PMThe Buffalo Bills’ comeback attempt stalled out in the fourth quarter today against the San Diego Chargers inside Ralph Wilson Stadium after a failed fourth-down attempt. Facing a fourth and 3 from the San Diego 43-yard line with 8:27 remaining, the Bills went for it. Quarterback EJ Manuel threw incomplete,… Read more »
By Jay Skurski » 3:15 PMThird down was a big issue for the Buffalo Bills’ defense in the third quarter today against the San Diego Chargers in Ralph Wilson Stadium. The Chargers went on a sustained, 14-play, 80-yard drive to open the second half, ending with a 5-yard touchdown pass from Philip Rivers to Eddie… Read more »
By Jay Skurski » 2:33 PMIssues at cornerback hurt the Buffalo Bills in the second quarter today against the San Diego Chargers at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Stephon Gilmore in particular had a first half to forget. After blowing a tackle in the first quarter, Gilmore got flagged for a facemask in the second quarter. To… Read more »
2:30 PMBy Nick Veronica Special to The News Flutie flaked: Love for Doug Flutie was abundant Sunday outside Ralph Wilson Stadium, where both Bills and Chargers fans donned the jersey of their former quarterback. But for one fan, the loss of Flutie marked the end of his support for the Bills…. Read more »
By Jay Skurski » 1:47 PMThe Buffalo Bills poorly executed the most basic of defensive tasks in the first quarter today against the San Diego Chargers at Ralph Wilson Stadium — tackling. The Chargers drove 75 yards on seven plays to open the scoring, assisted by some blown tackles by the Bills’ defense. The biggest… Read more »
1:04 AMBy Shawn Campbell Special to The News We’re closing in on another Sunday afternoon which will see tens of thousands converging on Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park. At 1 p.m., most fans will be in their seats for the opening kickoff. Beforehand, many are in the parking lots taking part… Read more »
About the reporters
Tim Graham returned to The Buffalo News in 2011 after covering the NFL for three years at ESPN and for one year at the Palm Beach Post. Before that, the Cleveland native spent seven seasons on the Buffalo Sabres beat for The News and was president of the Boxing Writers Association of America.
Jay Skurski joined The News in January 2009. The Lewiston native attended St. Francis High School before graduating from the University of South Florida.