by Will Brinson
The Buffalo Bills, in case you didn't catch Monday night's game against the Cleveland Browns, are in the middle of a meltdown. They started the season 4-1, were staring down a very easy schedule, and had blossoming young offensive talents in Trent Edwards and Marshawn Lynch.
Lynch showed up Monday, for sure, but it's tough not to say that had Edwards not thrown three picks in the first quarter that this game probably would have ended differently. And so, naturally, there are many things being discussed and a lot of innuendo being slung around in Buffalo.
"I would say that for a young quarterback, it's got to affect you when things start to slide a little bit and go downhill," said [Dick] Jauron. "I think that the guy is a terrific player, I think he's just going to get better and better as we move on.
"I was just doing what they told me to do," said Edwards. "That's well within his range, and to be perfectly honest, though, we shouldn't have been in that position to begin with. We should've been putting more points on the board and not having it come down to that situation, but that's the way it happened and that's the nature of the game.
Well, that's an understatement (not to mention a totally unwarranted shot at a pretty darn good kicker stuffed into a shoddy situation). Also, in fairness, Jauron is standing behind Edwards. But the fact remains that the kid looked just awful against a Browns defense that he should have been able to shred.
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