The Bills are a mirror for the Texans. A dynamic runner that can change a game. A wideout from Clemson who is a freak of nature. A defensive end that destroys in the trenches, drafted by the Texans.
They call him....Tim:
Ben Jones/Chris Myers/Brandon Brooks. If they can't keep the Bills' defensive tackles out of Ryan Fitzpatrick and whoever starts at RB for the Texans' laps, it's going to be a long and painful day for the good guys.
Brian Cushing. The Bills' two-headed run attack of CJ Spiller and Fred Jackson are going to tear us up unless Cushing is somewhere back to normal again.
Back in the Richard Smith days, I'd purposefully pick up WRs playing against the Texans. Did I pick up and will I play Fred Jackson in a league today? Yes, yes I am.
D.J. Swearinger and Kendrick Lewis. These two safeties need to have a big game to keep the yards after catch to a minimum with Sammy Watkins and C.J. Spiller. These are two of the fastest guys in the NFL in open space, and the game can get out of hand pretty quick if they get loose.
Defensive linemen not named Watt. Most of the Giants' game looked like the Texans' defensive plan was "don't worry; JJ can do it," both in stopping the run and in the pass rush. JJ is amazing, of course, but without at least one other DL chipping in consistently, I don't see how we slow their offense enough to stay in the game.
Derek Newton. He's going to see a lot of Mario Williams today, and a motivated Mario is about as good as any pass rusher you'll ever see. If Newton truly has turned a corner, this is his game to prove it.
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