Buffalo Bills Snatch Defeat From The Jaws of Victory

Posted: 15th September 2009 by Andrew Sexton in NFL
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Every once in a while, a good football decision hurts you anyway. Monday night was a case study for why the Bills have talent every year and never get over the hump and make the playoffs. They did everything necessary to win, but the football gods had other plans.

The Pats kicked off with 2 timeouts and 128 seconds left on the clock.  At this point, the game still looked winnable for Buffalo. All they had to do was get a first down, or punt and stop Tom Brady from driving the length of the field in less than a minute.

While the first scenario seemed doable (the Patriot defense had looked porous all night), it was far from a sure thing. The Bills may have been eating up huge chunks of yardage all night with screen passes, but with a lead and less than two minutes ...

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