4. Tyrod Taylor will be Bills’ leading rusher
Earlier this week, Bill Belichick elaborated on the threat of LeSean McCoy, the Bills’ best overall talent. In classic Belichickian fashion, the Patriots will zero-in on eliminating McCoy, and they will succeed; McCoy won’t even reach half of the 110 yards he ripped off against the Cardinals last week.
However, the Patriots will get burned a few times by mobile quarterback Tyrod Taylor, who will take advantage of the linebackers being a bit too focused on McCoy in both the running and passing game. On occasions in which the Patriots don’t force Taylor to get rid of the ball quickly, or let the speedster get outside, Taylor will make the Pats pay.
Look, the Bills currently own the worst passing offense in the NFL, so running the ball is the way Rex Ryan’s squad could push the Patriots in this game. Expect a stat line of 60 rushing yards by Taylor to make this game interesting (at least in the beginning).
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