Five observations from Buffalo Bills’ loss to Los Angeles Chargers

 The Buffalo Bills lost their second game of the 2018 season on Sunday. Buffalo falls to 0-2 but there were some good things to take from the game Cheap Kyle Williams Jersey , as well as some things the Bills need to work on. Okay, a lot of things to work on.Josh Allen’s first start up and downJosh Allen uncorked a 63-yard pass near the end of the first half and led a touchdown drive to start the second half. He used his legs and his arm to lead the Bills to enough offense. He also threw two young-and-dumb picks. He didn’t look lost, and proved he belonged as the starting quarterback of the Bills.Tremaine Edmunds is still learningEdmunds blew a coverage assignment on the third Chargers touchdown and looked lost most of the day. There were several times he took bad angles on ballcarriers and took the wrong shoulder in coverage. It was not a great day for the rookie. That’s okay, for now, at least.Blocking still suspectLogan Thomas and Dion Dawkins allowed bad sacks while the blocking was responsible for six sacks total. A holding call on Jordan Mills stalled a drive in the first half. The team rushed for 84 yards on 22 carries, and an average below four yards per carry isn’t going to help your rookie QB. They weren’t completely falling all over themselves, but it wasn’t good.It’s time to worry about the defenseAfter a three-and-out Bills Corey Bojorquez Jersey , the Bills defense allowed three straight touchdowns. Bad tackling and late reads haunted Buffalo defenders through the first half. Opponents were 9-for-9 scoring TDs in the red zone until Buffalo forced a field goal late in the fourth quarter. They were able to lock it down in the second half (maybe because Sean McDermott started calling the plays) but the team was already in a big hole by then. Lorenzo Alexander was a beast during the final two quarters, in particular. It’s also worth noting that they had a lot of close turnover calls today, but didn’t get the breaks they got last year.Where in the world is Vontae Davis?Davis was inactive in Week 1. During Week 2, he disappeared from the field. Literally. He was replaced by Lafeyette Pitts at one point and no one knew where he was, despite no injury announcement from the team. He wasn’t on the sideline. Is he even going to be on the team next week?Buffalo Bills week one inactives: cornerback Vontae Davis a healthy scratch When the Buffalo Bills and the Baltimore Ravens square off today in their 2018 NFL season opener, they will do so with only two players missing the game due to injury. With NFL rules being what they are, however Bills Matt Milano Jersey , five other players join injured wide receiver Ray-Ray McCloud III and injured linebacker Julian Stanford on the inactive list for today’s contest. Also included on the list is one very surprising name.Here are the Bills’ inactives for this week.WR Ray-Ray McCloud IIIThe rookie receiver/return man will miss the contest due to a knee injury he suffered late in the preseason. The Bills still have five active receivers for the game: Kelvin Benjamin, Zay Jones, Jeremy Kerley, Cam Phillips, and Robert Foster.CB Vontae DavisWhoa. The presumed starter at corner opposite Tre’Davious White is a healthy scratch for his first game as a Bill. Phillip Gaines will start outside, leaving rookie Taron Johnson to man the slot.CB Ryan LewisLewis was added to the roster after cut-downs, having spent the preseason with the New England Patriots. He’ll wait at least a week to suit up in Buffalo.LB Julian StanfordThe veteran linebacker was questionable for this one with a nose injury Rafael Bush Jersey , and he will be unable to go as a result. The Bills have five active linebackers: Matt Milano, Lorenzo Alexander, Tremaine Edmunds, Deon Lacey, and Ramon HumberT Conor McDermottMcDermott was inactive for the majority of the 2017 season with the Bills, and he will begin 2018 in the same fashion.G Wyatt TellerThe Bills are comfortable with Russell Bodine and Marshall Newhouse serving as the only backup linemen for the day. Newhouse was cross-trained at both guard and tackle this summer, presumably for this very reason.TE Khari LeeThe Bills roll with three tight ends Josh Allen Jersey , including Jason Croom, who will appear in his first professional game. Backup tight end Logan Thomas is also the emergency quarterback, which may have given him the edge on Lee. Here are Baltimore’s inactives:
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