I cannot comment on the Colts' style of play this season, I just haven't watch enough of them. I do know they have Luck, recievers who are playing well, including their rookie, and that one guy that learned from Marvin that's been there for like a decade. They are also playing with a huge chip on their shoulder, for their coach and themselves. Great story.
What worries me (and maybe I'm overlooking a few things) is Luck taking off and running for 1st downs, especially 3rd and long situations. Up until Thursday night, it seemed like the Bills have been succeptable to the QB scramble in these situations.
In Miami's case, on the 3rd down stop where Tannehill tucked and ran for about 6 on 3rd and long, the Bills only brought 3, Marcel, Kyle, and Mario, and with clearly no other potential blitzers on the line. The Bills had good coverage, but the Dolphins had numbers on the line of scrimmage. Mayock made the comment that (paraphrasing) he would have liked to see Tannehill stand in the pocket a little bit longer there (on that play). Granted, it was early in the game, probably the first drive before the McKelvin TD. Rookie tendancy to bail on a play too soon was what I took from that comment.
If Luck is poise enough to stand in the pocket at let things develop, more so than Tannehill, he is more than capable of picking up 1st downs with his legs. Just a thought. Please forgive me if this happens and it costs us the game.
Other than that, the Bills won't be out of it comlpetely if they lose, but wouldthen need to win out, and have all kinds of help throught the league to sneak in. This is still a must win in so many ways. If anything, this will be a good litmus test to see if the Bills are for real, and "belong" in the playoffs this year.
If Thursday night's win was the "spark" the Bills talked about, then I want to see the fire in Indy. GO BILLS!!!
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