Cairo Santos goes 0-for-4 as Titans lose winnable game to Bills

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The Titans did enough to win against the Bills today. At least, everyone except the kicker did.

Tennessee kicker Cairo Santos went 0-for-4 on field goals, and that was the biggest reason the Titans lost, 14-7.

It was a hard-fought, defensive game in which Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota was sacked five times and Bills quarterback Josh Allen was sacked four times. But Allen also threw two touchdown passes, and ran for the game-clinching first down in the final minute.

The Titans, at 2-3, have to feel frustrated. The AFC South is winnable this year, but this game was winnable, too — and they didn’t win it.

The Bills, however, are 4-1 and have to feel great about where they are. They still get to play Miami twice, Denver and Washington once, and get the Jets at home in Week 17. We may be able to pencil in Buffalo for an AFC wild card. The Bills are better than anyone thought.

32 responses to “Cairo Santos goes 0-for-4 as Titans lose winnable game to Bills

  1. The Titans are the worst team in the league other than the Dolphins. And they lost due to missed field goals. Congrats, Bills.

  2. Poor Titans, after winning their SB in the season opener against the Browns, they have lost focus.

  3. It’s only a 2 team race in the AFC east. Bills & Pats. I know it’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but don’t knock Bills fans for feeling good about their team right now. Allen has only just now played the equivalent of a full NFL season. There’s nothing but upside.

  4. patsfan4lifesbchamps says:
    October 6, 2019 at 4:14 pm
    Poor Titans, after winning their SB in the season opener against the Browns, they have lost focus.
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    This guy has made this same post probably once or twice a week. I can’t believe Patriots fans are still salty about their team getting embarrassed by the Titans in the same year the Patriots won another Super Bowl…

  5. “Inflated Record”, the Bill’s are the only team that NE has played with a WIN. Josh Allen plays the worst game of his life and they survive.

    Lol, whatever helps the haters sleep at night.

  6. Kicking is a really hard job, psychologically, and I empathize with them.

    But I’m flabbergasted that anyone would have had Cairo Santos as their kicker. The outcomes of some decisions are really predictable.

  7. Rdog says:
    October 6, 2019 at 4:13 pm
    The Titans are the worst team in the league other than the Dolphins. And they lost due to missed field goals. Congrats, Bills
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    The Jets have something to say about that.

  8. The fanboys will only look at their inflated record but the Bills are going nowhere.

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    Can only play their schedule. A win is a win, they don’t take them away at the end of the year because of style points

  9. exinsidetrader says:
    October 6, 2019 at 4:06 pm
    Bills have a top 5 Defence and Bottom 5 Offence.
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    Let me correct that for you…

    Bills have a top 3 Defense and an average offense that has yet to find itself and embrace it’s full potential.

  10. Josh Allen plaguing like a boss. Great game Josh. I mistake(might have been the wrong pattern run). But 2 Tds and a QB run to ice it. He will just get better and better. Finally has a full season played.

  11. Many of the kickers in the league this year are sub par and the bad calls by the officials is a league wide problem, but over the playoff drought years the Bills were often on the wrong end of bad calls and bounces so a wins a win.

  12. Bill’s have 9 new offensive starters.
    Getting better each game .
    Defense is top 5.
    Watch out next year

  13. joetoronto says:
    October 6, 2019 at 4:23 pm
    The fanboys will only look at their inflated record but the Bills are going nowhere.
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    Seek help pal, get some rest, you will be woken up at night when the next Bills alarm goes off. You will never go nowhere. Bank on that.

  14. Yes Tennessee missed for 4 fgs that in theory would have put them in the lead, but Buffalo was in position at the end of the game to get another TD had they not run out to clock at the end of the game, so the revisionist what if narrative that Tennessee should have won is really short sighted for anyone who watched the game.

    Realistically it was a very bad coaching decision to try two 50+ yard field goal attempts on a wet field rather than punt or go for it on 4th down, especially when your kicker is obviously not having a good day. The short ones where absolutely on the kicker, but the other two misses where on the coach and by no means gimme kicks.

  15. Mariota was 13/22 for 183, 0 TDs and sacked 5X

    Henry was 20car for 78 yds

    They scored 7 points off a turnover that gave them a short field.

    Allen was 23/32 219 and 2 Tds…..

    But the only reason the Bills won was because of Cairo? Lol!!!

  16. billsbackto81 says:
    October 6, 2019 at 5:59 pm
    Mariota was 13/22 for 183, 0 TDs and sacked 5X

    Henry was 20car for 78 yds

    They scored 7 points off a turnover that gave them a short field.

    Allen was 23/32 219 and 2 Tds…..

    But the only reason the Bills won was because of Cairo? Lol!!!
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    Could also be the 2 TDs called back on penalties. One of which where Mariota’s foot was still on the line so should have counted.

  17. savethebs says:
    October 7, 2019 at 9:58 am

    Could also be the 2 TDs called back on penalties. One of which where Mariota’s foot was still on the line so should have counted.
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    There is a reason they call them penalties.

  18. Trying the second FG from 50+ after missing 3 in a row was a head scratcher.

    Saying it lost them the game though is short sighted since the Bills were moving the ball at will on the last drive and got into field goal position wheree they iced the clock. If all FG’s are made on both sides the Bills still win by 1.

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