San Diego Chargers vs Buffalo Bills: Live Stream, Preview, Updates


lions vs billsThe Buffalo Bills are 2-0 on the young 2014 season and almost no one believes they are that good. The Bills will host the San Diego Chargers in week three hoping to add when number three. 2011 was a last time the Bills opened a season 3-0.

Buffalo hopes to improve on its red zone offense in terms of scoring touchdowns. The bills are tied with New Orleans with 10 drives inside the opponent’s 20 yard line but have scored only three touchdowns.

“It’s sad to just be kicking field goals. That’s something we have to fix,” said rookie Sammy Watkins, who had eight receptions for 117 yards against the Dolphins.

Defensively, Buffalo has forced five turnovers and totaled six sacks, ranking fifth against the run after finishing 28th last year.

Quarterback E.J. Manuel has passed for 375 yards in two games but has only thrown one interception.

“You’re never going to be perfect, but the good thing is we’re still coming out with two wins versus two great teams,” Manuel said. “As long as we win, I’m happy.”

“To sit here and say, ‘Oh, did we expect to have people give us credit?’ Not when you haven’t done anything for such a long period of time. I think we understand that,” coach Doug Marrone said. “We’ve got to get better each week. … And really, all of our focus right now is the game that’s next, San Diego.”

The Chargers are coming off a big victory over Seattle last week 30-21 but will be without Ryan Matthews against the Bills who suffered a sprained right MCL.

Mathews played in all 16 games for the first time in his four NFL seasons in 2013 and rushed for a career-high 1,255 yards.

“Everyone recovers differently,” coach Mike McCoy said. “… We’ve had players who were supposed to be done for the season and the next thing you know they come out there Monday or Wednesday and they’re practicing with something torn or something broken or this or that. I don’t want to put a timetable on anything.”

The loss of Matthews means that quarterback Philip Rivers and tight end Antonio Gates will need to step up their game and continue what they started last week against the Seahawks.

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