His offense didn't show up Sunday afternoon and it showed on the scoreboard in the Bills' loss, 9-3.
"I have complete confidence in him. I feel like the sky is the limit". Watching his offense being held to 176 yards, including 9 rushing yards from McCoy, McDermott has to be missing Carolina. "That happens. Everything is not going to be ideal".
The "other" Kalil, veteran center Ryan, missed Sunday's game with neck soreness. Tyrod Taylor didn't have to do too much against the Jets, passing for 224 yards and two scores with an interception, but he seems to have a solid rapport with new receiver Jordan Matthews, who had a team-high 61 receiving yards in his Bills debut. Then the game is in the hands of Tyrod Taylor and a pass game that was 30th in the National Football League a year ago.
McDermott would not lay blame as to whether Taylor needed to make a better throw or if Jones should have made the catch. "I thought they did a couple of really nice things". When facing talent that can match your skill position players in the speed department, there are some things that can be done to slow them down. The Panthers had three sacks, two by Julius Peppers in his first home game since re-signing with them.
So what, he was four-for-four in getting the Bills as far as the Carolina 32.
The Panthers have only scored two touchdowns and six field goals in their first two games with Newton overthrowing two open receivers for would-be touchdown passes.
The Carolina Panthers are a fast flow defense.
"It's a team game, and we played well on defense", middle linebacker Luke Kuechly said.
B Coaching: The trendy reaction on social media, etc., after a win like this is to blame the offensive coordinator and the rest of the coaching staff.
With the Bills facing another stout defense in week three when the Broncos come to town, this unit has some significant issues to iron out. He was limited to 34 yards on six catches in the passing game.
"He has found a niche with the way we rotate these guys to keep them fresh", Rivera said.
A Linebackers: Thomas Davis had another fourth-down stop, and Luke Kuechly flew around on "cleanup duty", at one point taking down Taylor as a few defenders missed the scrambling quarterback on a Bills' fourth-quarter drive. He rushed for 55 yards on eight attempts.
"McCoy created some huge plays for the Bills offense last week, but he was bottled up against the Panthers this week". Olsen, a three-time Pro Bowler, is Cam Newton's go-to target on third down and in the red zone.
The Bills were outgained 193-39 in the first half, but only trailed 6-0 due to their defense. "I've said that before". "I am used to defenses stacking the box".
Instead, expect to go the streaming route and play the matchups from week to week until you find a good replacement.