Gregory Rousseau named the AFC defensive player of the week

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The Bills got a big win in Kansas City on Sunday night and rookie defensive end Gregory Rousseau had a hand in the 38-20 win over the Chiefs.

Buffalo was up 31-13 in the third quarter, but the Chiefs were driving inside the 10-yard-line when Rousseau made a big play. He batted a Patrick Mahomes pass into the air and snatched it for his first career interception.

The Bills would go on to win 38-20 and Rousseau would add five tackles and a sack to his stat sheet over the course of the evening.

Rousseau was named the AFC defensive player of the week in recognition of his effort on Wednesday. It’s the first time Rousseau has earned such an honor and the Bills hope that it is a sign of things to come for their first-round pick.

11 responses to “Gregory Rousseau named the AFC defensive player of the week

  1. Three weeks in a row that a Bills player has been player of the week. Josh Allen and Tremaine Edmunds were the previous two. The Bills are killing it right now!!!

  2. We have some great rookies and second year players on the Buffalo defense. The Defense is now on par with the great Buffalo offence. Dynamic. Could we have lost the first game of the season because some of our defensive stars were in their 1st game of the NFL?

  3. I was way wrong on this player. I thought he was a late 2nd or 3rd draft pick and career rotational player. Glad the bills hit on this one.

  4. rompinonnie says:
    October 13, 2021 at 9:30 am
    We have some great rookies and second year players on the Buffalo defense. The Defense is now on par with the great Buffalo offence. Dynamic. Could we have lost the first game of the season because some of our defensive stars were in their 1st game of the NFL?

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    I agree 100% about the great 1st and 2nd year players but the Bills lost week 1 because the Offense was out of sync and they failed to neutralize TJ Watt. The defense only gave up 16 points, couldn’t ask for much more from them.

  5. Reminds me so much of Jevon Kearse. His arms are like trees. Really improved a weakness from last year on D from his first snap in the preseason. The play of Aj Epenesa and Boogie Basham have been solid in the rotation as well. Great drafting and development from the Bills!

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