Posts Tagged ‘Buffalo Bills’

Reviewing the Buffalo Bills 2009 Season

February 13, 2010

ORCHARD PARK, NY - DECEMBER 20: Paul Posluszny #51 and Drayton Florence #29 of the Buffalo Bills celebrate Posluszny's interception against the New England Patriots at Ralph Wilson Stadium on December 20, 2009 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

The 2009 Buffalo Bills almost started off the season with a bang by beating their hated rivals, the New England Patriots. They led by 11 points with just over 2 minute left when Tom Brady’s TD pass was followed up by a Bills fumbled KR and another TD pass to pull out the Pats win. Still, the fact that they played so well against the Pats until that KR fumble gave hope that Dick Jauron would finally get above 7 wins and perhaps make the playoffs. It was not to be, as the Bills won only 6 games this season, leading to Jauron’s firing and changes in the front office. What areas will the new regime target as highest priorities? This post hopes to give some indication of the answer to that question.

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Checking the Numbers: Bills-Patriots Game

September 16, 2009
(Elsa/Getty) Tom Brady leads the Patriots back to beat the Bills with a pair of fourth-quarter touchdown passes.

(Elsa/Getty) Tom Brady leads the Patriots back to beat the Bills with a pair of fourth-quarter touchdown passes.

On Monday night, the New England Patriots and Buffalo Bills matched up for a game expected to be an easy win for the Pats. Surprisingly, the Bills held an 11 point lead late in the game, but some Tom Brady heroics combined with an untimely fumble on a kick return did in the Bills for a 12th straight time against New England. There are plenty of recaps out there reviewing the game, but here I wanted to look at this game from my own analytical perspective.

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