Bills have emerged as the NFL’s only dominant team

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When looking for a new No. 1 team in the NFL last week after the Rams lost to the Cardinals, the easy choice would have been to make the top team Arizona. After all, they were (and still are) the only unbeaten team in the NFL.

But they’re not the best team in the NFL. The best team plays in Buffalo. The best team, after somehow losing to the Steelers in Week One, has become the Bills.

They’ve dominated every game since Week One, with a pair of shutouts and an average victory margin of more than 28 points.

Yes, at one point last night it looked as if the Chiefs would make a late run. Down 31-20 in the fourth quarter, the Chiefs intercepted a Josh Allen pass. A questionable roughing the passer call on Frank Clark erased the turnover. The Bills then drove the length of the field to ice the game.

Speaking of ice, the Bills could be playing their playoff games in and among it. With a 4-1 record and a favorable schedule over the final 12 games, the No. 1 seed could be in the cards. And what a difference it would be for the Bills to bring a team like the Chargers to Buffalo than to have to travel to L.A.

Much can, and surely will, over the next 13 weeks. Through five weeks, however, the league has only one truly dominant team. That team is the Buffalo Bills.

24 responses to “Bills have emerged as the NFL’s only dominant team

  1. Agreed!….
    The Bills appear to be destined for a great season to follow them…
    The Cardinals might not even be in the top 5 as far as contenders…

  2. It’s cool to see that after a few decades in the wilderness – but it’s October.

    December is when you separate the contenders from the pretenders. Still, it’s fun right now as a fan.

  3. The Bills may be peaking too early. Hopefully the Patriots will peak later in the season and sneak into the playoffs then watch out.

  4. It’s the best roster in the league. It was last year too. So it’s on them if they take advantage of their window. They close quickly.

  5. Look at the rest of their schedule. We may get a early look at the Super Bowl with Bills/Bucs.

  6. They look good, but us old school fans who remember Trent Edwards and Fitzy having hot starts are still a little apprehensive.
    But the schedule looks good, and this team is focused, so hopefully the playoffs will run through Buffalo this year.

  7. You keep mentioning the questionable roughing call on Clark. 1. He left his feet as Allen was hitting the ground, making a nice impression of a cliff diver who leads with his shoulder. 2. It nicely balanced the phantom holding call against Mitch Morse on the preceding play that wiped out a first down. Stop with it, please.

  8. scottdcp says:
    October 11, 2021 at 9:44 pm
    You keep mentioning the questionable roughing call on Clark.

    There were numerous bad calls that could be mentioned – against both teams – but us Bills fans were still stinging from the AFC championship game when KC DB’s got away with mugging Bills WR’s all game. Anyway, that officiating crew was an embarrassment to the league Sunday night.

  9. Best in AFC by far. Allen best pass/run skills in league. Isn’t just ticking it like these other weak-armed guys. Knows when to chuck it.

  10. raideralex99 says:
    October 11, 2021 at 2:26 pm
    I’m still trying to figure out how they lost to the Steelers.

    Buffalo didn’t take what the Steelers were giving them and the Steelers took advantage of it. Especially since Buffalo out right rufused to run the ball and Pitt released the hounds on JA. Dawkins and Williams were turnstiles that game.

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