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NY Jets vs. Buffalo Bills: How to watch Week 1, stream, TV, and more



The NY Jets are set to kick off their 2020 season against the Buffalo Bills in Week 1.

The NY Jets enter the 2020 season with very different expectations from a year ago. While the majority of fans were hoping for a playoff push in 2019, many are just pleading to stay afloat a year later.

Following a 7-9 season, you would assume that this wouldn’t be the case. But a quick glance at the roster and the upcoming schedule tells you everything you need to know.

Their Week 1 opponents, the Buffalo Bills, on the other hand, have sky-high aspirations in 2020. After a standout 10-6 season a year ago, the Bills look new and improved and ready to take the AFC by storm.

A near-complete roster has few holes, but the team will need consistently good quarterback play from one Josh Allen to truly make some noise as contenders. They too have their question marks, but their expectations are most certainly higher.

But in reality, none of this matters come Week 1. Both teams enter the game 0-0 in search of their first victory of the new year. And in many ways, this Week 1 matchup could set the tone for the rest of the season.

The Jets are looking for revenge after last year’s Week 1 meltdown that saw the team blow a 16-point second-half lead. Meanwhile, the Bills are out to prove that they’re the team to beat in the AFC East and avoid what could be a disastrous loss to their division rivals.

Division games are always impossible to predict, so we should be in store for a good matchup later today. But who will emerge victorious? Which team will come away with a win in their first game of what is sure to be a unique 2020 season?

Here is everything you need to know about this Week 1 matchup.

NY Jets vs. Buffalo Bills: Time, date, and location

  • Game: NY Jets vs. Buffalo Bills
  • Location: Bills Stadium in Orchard Park, New York
  • Date: Sunday, September 13th, 2020
  • Time: 1:00 p.m. ET

NY Jets vs. Buffalo Bills: Places to watch the game LIVE

NY Jets vs. Buffalo Bills: Radio info

  • WEPN-FM, ESPN New York 98.7
  • SiriusXM: Ch. 823
  • Tune-In (free trial)

NY Jets vs. Buffalo Bills: The other details

NY Jets vs. Buffalo Bills: More game info from The Jet Press

Next: NY Jets Roundtable: Final record predictions for the 2020 season

Be sure to tune in this week as the Jets attempt to start their season off with an upset victory over their division foes. Jets football is back!

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Carolina Panthers Week 3 awards from victory at Chargers




(Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images) Mike Davis

Here are our Week 3 awards from the Carolina Panthers following their incredible win over the Los Angeles Chargers at SoFi Stadium.

It seemed like a long time coming, but the Carolina Panthers are on the board thanks to a 21-16 win at the Los Angeles Chargers.

This was new head coach Matt Rhule’s first taste of victory at the next level after a turbulent start to life with the Carolina Panthers. A severely disrupted offseason that also included no preseason games meant it was going to take time for the players and coaching staff to adjust following significant changes across the board. But the way they applied themselves at SoFi Stadium left plenty of reasons to be encouraged.

The Panthers had to grind it out at the end, but they put themselves in a strong position following a dominant first-half performance.

Their opening to proceedings was a stark contrast to that which they were unable to recover from in Week 2 at the Buccaneers. If the roster can continue this trend during the remaining games, then it has the potential to keep them competitive, at the very least.

If coming into the game on a ten-game losing streak going back to November last year left confidence at an all-time low, it didn’t come across on the gridiron. And perhaps not having star running back Christian McCaffrey to lean on galvanized the group in the face of adversity in order to get a huge monkey off their backs.

Here are our Week 3 award winners from an eye-catching triumph for the Panthers, who went into the game as 6.5-point underdogs.

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Akiem Hicks dominates Falcons former 1st rounder




The Chicago Bears pass rush dominated the Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons invested a lot in their offensive line. While it is unfortunate they were unable to play Kaleb McGary, their former first-round pick, the rest of the line had first-rounders across the other four.

That includes Chris Lindstrom, a top 15 pick entering year two. Lindstrom is expected to impact the line, but it did not show in a tough matchup against Akiem Hicks. Check out the pressure report

Akiem Hicks

Hicks totaled seven pressures, according to PFF. He had two sacks, three hits, and two hurries to go with four run-stops. It was an all-out beat down of a highly regarded draft pick. In his pass rush attempts, Hicks was 3.85 yards away from the QB on average, which is below the league average of 4.51. He was dominant.

Khalil Mack

Mack drew Matt Gono, with McGary on the sideline due to injury. Gono was fine against Dallas, but we saw why he was a backup against Khalil Mack. Mack dominated him, and if holding were being called at a regular rate, he would have ended multiple drives with penalties forced. Still, he finished with five pressures, one sack and another hit, and three overall hurries of the QB. According to NextGen, he was 3.95 yards away from the QB on average.

Bilal Nichols

Nichols run defense has not had the same impact as Eddie Goldman. However, he does get more pressure. He finished with two pressures, seeing a lot of Alex Mack in this game. Nichols also tipped a ball at the line.

Roy Robertson-Harris, Mario Edwards, Robert Quinn, James Vaughters, Barkevious Mingo

None of these four see a full workload, but only RRH and Edwards produced pressure in this game. The Bears were relying on Hick and Mack to get the big plays.

However, it is worth noting that NextGen Stats had had RRH at 3.33 seconds to the QB on average, which was the best on the team.

Next: Nick Foles ignites Allen Robinson

2020 season totals

Khalil Mack – 17 pressures, 2 sack

Akiem Hicks – 13 pressures, 4 sacks

Roy Robertson-Harris 6 pressures,

Barkevious Mingo – 5 pressures, 1 sack

Bilal Nichols – 6 pressures

Robert Quinn – 2 pressures, 1 sack, 1 forced fumble

Mario Edwards – 2 pressure

James Vaughters -1 pressure

John Jenkins – 1 pressure

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Seahawks expert picks Dallas Cowboys to win on Sunday




Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The Dallas Cowboys are favored to win on Sunday according to this Seahawks’ expert

Coming off the high of a last-second victory over the Atlanta Falcons in Week Two, the Dallas Cowboys are hoping to ride that wave of that momentum into their next matchup. And that will be against the 2-0 Seattle Seahawks in Washington this Sunday.

One of the benefits of being part of the FanSided network is our access to various NFL site experts. This week, we were able to ask the site expert of our Seahawks’ site, 12th Man Rising, five questions about the upcoming contest. Here’s what Lee Vowell revealed about the Cowboys’ next opponent.

1) What do you believe is the Seahawks’ biggest fear going into this matchup with the Cowboys?

Vowell: The Seahawks biggest fear against the Cowboys is just a complete lack of pass rush from the front four of the defense. Plus, now that Bruce Irvin is out for the year with a knee injury, the line is even less experienced and talented.

The Seahawks have 3 sacks through two games and 2 of them are by safety Jamal Adams. Of the 13 quarterback hits, current defensive linemen have only five of them. In fact, teams have dropped back to throw against Seattle 101 times this year and the quarterback has been hit on just 12.8% of those attempts.

Seattle ranks last in the NFL in total yards given up and the pass rush from the defensive line is the reason why.

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