By Jay Skurski » Monday, September 22, 2014I wonder what Michael Lyons thought of the Buffalo Bills’ decision to punt in the first quarter of Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers. Who’s Michael Lyons, you ask? He’s the Buffalo Bills’ director of analytics. Back on Jan. 1, 2013, when it was announced late founding owner Ralph… Read more »
By Keith McShea » Sunday, September 21, 2014Highlights from the postgame interviews with both teams after the Buffalo Bills’ 22-10 home loss to San Diego Chargers: Bills head coach Doug Marrone “There’s not really anything to point out in the game. We weren’t in sync. … When I say we weren’t in sync, early on they played… Read more »
Sunday, September 21, 2014
By Mark Gaughan » Sunday, September 21, 2014San 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 » Sunday, September 21, 2014You 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 some quick observations about the loss, which dropped the Bills to 2-1 heading… Read more »
By Tim Graham » Sunday, September 21, 2014Quick 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 » Sunday, September 21, 2014The 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 » Sunday, September 21, 2014Third 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 » Sunday, September 21, 2014Issues 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 »
Sunday, September 21, 2014By 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 »
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.