Breaking down Buffalo’s first shutout since the 2016 season.
Today’s edition of the Bills daily links leads off with what we liked (A.J. Epenesa, Greg Rousseau and the rejuvenated pass rush, Buffalo’s dominant defense, the return of a formidable ground game) and what we didn’t like (Josh Allen and the offense still haven’t found their 2020 magic) from another win over the Fish.
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Bills throttle Dolphins in South Beach
Recapping Buffalo’s dominant shutout of the Dolphins as All-Pro quarterback Josh Allen improved to 6-1 vs. the Dolphins in his young NFL career, thanks to a defense that showed it can be among the league’s best.
- Recap: Bills defense gets 6 sacks, embarrasses Dolphins with shutout – Democrat & Chronicle
- Bills blank Dolphins 35-0 – WGR 550
- NFL Week 2: Buffalo Bills knock out Tua, roll past Miami Dolphins 35-0 – newyorkupstate.com
- Bills quarterback Josh Allen moves to 6-1 against Dolphins; here are the numbers | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Bills’ defense rocks Dolphins to put swagger back in defending AFC East champions – The Athletic
- Bills destroy Dolphins 35-0 | WIVB
- Bills bounce back with hot start, defensive masterpiece in 35-0 win – Democrat & Chronicle
- Plays that shaped the game: Singletary, offensive line exploit Miami’s dime defense | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Jason Wolf: Bills still the team to beat in AFC East; thrash Dolphins without Josh Allen at his best | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Three questions: What does the blowout win say about the Bills’ defense? | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Zack Moss plays with a heavy heart + other notes from the Bills win in Miami – BuffaloBills.com
Observations, report card, positional grades
Breaking down who stood out from Buffalo’s throttling of the Dolphins, including rookie edge rusher Greg Rousseau and fellow defensive end A.J. Epenesa, cornerback Taron Johnson, linebacker Matt Milano and the rest of the dominant defense that blanked an opponent for the first time since the 2016 season.
- Arrow Up/Arrow Down: Bills at Dolphins – WGR 550
- Report card: Strong grades for Bills from top to bottom after a dominating performance | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Buffalo Bills report card: Young pass rushers eat up Dolphins QBs – Democrat & Chronicle
- Greg Rousseau shines in return to Miami as Bills shutout Dolphins (11 reasons to be encouraged, 1 reason to worry) – newyorkupstate.com
- Observations: Defense turns in a dominant performance in laugher over Miami | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Defensive front flexes, Devin Singletary sizzles: 7 observations from the Bills’ win over the Dolphins – The Athletic (Subscription required).
- Bills’ A.J. Epenesa has breakout game, knocks Tua Tagovailoa out of it in shutout win (8 observations) – newyorkupstate.com
- Top 3 things we learned from Bills at Dolphins | Week 2 – BuffaloBills.com
Odds and ends
We learn why Sunday’s win was an emotional one for running back Zack Moss, discover how head coach Sean McDermott and the coaching staff installed some last-minute plays leading up to Week 2, and more!
- ‘It’s life’: Running back Zack Moss navigates ups and downs in Bills win | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Josh Allen says Bills coaching staff installed last-minute plays Saturday for Dolphins game – newyorkupstate.com
- Bills coach Sean McDermott: ‘I saw a hunger in our football team this week’ | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- The Buffalo Bills have shut out just 2 teams in 5 years; Both were led by Jacoby Brissett – newyorkupstate.com