Tyrod Taylor post game following win vs. 49ers [1:23 AM]
Batavia Daily News reports: '“We haven’t played a perfect game yet by any means, but guys have gone out there and made plays,” Taylor said.'
Bills’ rushing attack too much for 49ers Sunday [1:22 AM]
Dunkirk Observer reports: '"And another thing, it's the guys up front," McCoy added of his offensive line. "I mean, they're really getting their blocks. They're hitting every time. There's not a favorite left or right, they're all blocking together. That's a lot of credit to the guys up front and they're making my job easy just to go one-on-one with defenders. That's not that hard, so that's the reason I think I'm playing like this. And also, I've been working hard and as a player you read things sometimes. You see things and you know, it drives you. I think that, the hard work and the guys up front, that's it, simply."'
Buffalo Bills Week 6 Report Card [1:21 AM]
Auburn Citizen reports: 'Lorenzo Alexander registered his league-leading eighth sack of the season. He forced a fumble on the play and the Bills nearly recovered the ball. Alexander has recorded a sack in each of the Bills' six games this season.'
Taunts, protests and support greet Kaepernick in Buffalo [1:20 AM]
Wellsville Daily Reporter reports: '"That’s huge. I think it’s something that, once again, people are realizing this is a real issue that affects many people," said Kaepernick of the support. "It is something that has to be addressed. Until us as people recognize and address that some of us have privilege, some of us don’t. Some of us are able to do certain things without consequences and others of us can’t.'
After Bills smash 49ers, Colin Kaepernick explains why protests will continue [1:19 AM]
Toronto Sun reports: '“I don’t understand what’s un-American about fighting for liberty and justice for everybody, for the equality that this country says it stands for. To me, I see it as very patriotic and American to uphold the United States to the standards that it says it lives by. That’s something that needs to be addressed.”'
Colin Kaepernick focuses on both football and activism [1:18 AM]
Toronto Star reports: 'When Kaepernick lined up for the 49ers first series, Buffalo fans showered him with jeers, but in subsequent possessions the booing subsided. And despite the politically fraught backdrop, the game settled into familiar rhythms.'
Bills’ LeSean McCoy runs over 49ers [1:17 AM]
San Francisco Chronicle reports: '“When he gets the ball, he knows what to do with it,” quarterback Tyrod Taylor said. “There’s only one or two guys — maybe just him — that could do that in the NFL.”'
Colin Kaepernick Starts for 49ers, but Dividends Are Few Against Bills [1:16 AM]
New York Times reports: 'It looks very much as though this 49ers season will be remembered primarily for Kaepernick’s protests. The team is now 1-5.'
Tailgating Bills fans greet Colin Kaepernick with anti-QB shirts, chants, piñata [1:15 AM]
New York Daily News reports: 'A group of Bills fans walking through the lot chanted calls for justice and held up Black Lives Matter signs. A plane also reportedly flew a sign over the stadium that called the QB “courageous."'
Bills fans play ‘tackle the Muslim’ upon Kaepernick’s arrival [1:14 AM]
New York Post reports: 'One fan screamed, “Your parents don’t even like you” — a possible reference to his birth mother disagreeing with his stance.'
Colin Kaepernick comments on Bills fans, says anthem protests are ‘very patriotic’ [1:13 AM]
Washington Post reports: '“I don’t understand what’s un-American about fighting for liberty and justice for everybody, for the equality this country says it stands for,” Kaepernick told reporters. “To me, I see it as very patriotic and American to uphold the United States to the standards that it says it lives by.”'
LeSean McCoy steals show from Colin Kaepernick as Bills rout 49ers [1:12 AM]
USA Today reports: 'And it ended just the way Bills’ fans hoped — with an EJ Manuel kneel-down as time expired.'
Colin Kaepernick not deterred by blowout loss, fans' reactions [1:11 AM]
USA Today reports: 'The action is sponsored by groups called Just Resisting and Showing Up for Racial Justice Buffalo. Hashtag for the action: “billsfans4blacklives.”'
McCoy scores 3 TDs in Bills 45-16 win over 49ers [1:10 AM]
AP reports: 'The Bills blew the game open by scoring 21 points over a span of 7:02 straddling the third and fourth quarters.'
Bills McCoy runs it up on former coach Chip Kelly, 49ers [1:09 AM]
AP reports: '"I think this is the first year that I've really been doubted, as in, 'Is this kid good or is he not good?'" McCoy said. "Yeah, it can definitely drive you."'
Buffalo fans target Kaepernick for national anthem protest [1:08 AM]
AP reports: 'Outside the stadium, vendors sold shirts with Kaepernick's image in the sites of a rifle scope, and fans tackled a dummy dressed up like the quarterback . Nearby, other fans protested in support of the movement.'
McCoy's 3 TDs help Bills trounce 49ers [1:07 AM]
The Sports Xchange reports: 'Buffalo's 312 rushing yards were its most since gaining 315 in a Nov. 11, 1992 win over the New Orleans Saints. It's the most rushing yards San Francisco has allowed since giving up 324 yards to the Los Angeles Rams Nov. 9, 1958.'
Bills fans boo Colin Kaepernick, chant 'USA' before he kneels [1:06 AM]
ESPN reports: 'Meanwhile, just off the stadium property, TheMMQB.com reported that outside vendors were selling anti-Kaepernick shirts, including one depicting Kaepernick in the crosshairs of a rifle scope with the words "Wanted: Notorious Disgrace to America" around a photo of Kaepernick.'
LeSean McCoy and the Bills have proved everyone wrong with four weeks of domination [1:05 AM]
Fox Sports reports: 'Since then, the Bills have been substantially better than they were under Roman. McCoy is running with much better vision and decisiveness, breaking long run after long run. On Sunday, he was spectacular.'
Bills, 49ers fans react to Colin Kaepernick's start with vulgar signs, shirts [1:04 AM]
CBS Sports reports: 'As expected, some fans who clearly do not agree with his protest are not giving him a warm welcome at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Buffalo.'
Bills dominate; beat 49ers 45-16 [1:03 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'On the ensuing kickoff, Nickell Robey-Coleman, following up his 2-interception and AFC Defensive Player of the Week nomination with a forced fumble that was recovered by Jonathan Meeks to put the Bills in prime territory to score once again. Tyrod Taylor would take a shot down the right sideline to LeSean McCoy but was unsuccessful. On the play however, 49ers defensive back Eric Reid would get called for defensive pass interference setting the Bills offense up with a first-and-goal situation.'
Bills rolling along [1:03 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'The Bills took care of business and took advantage of the schedule which is exactly what you have to do if you’re going to make the playoffs in the NFL.'
Bills-49ers: Arrow Up/Arrow Down [1:02 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'RB LeSean McCoy: He's simply been incredible this season, especially over the past four games, and was again on Sunday, turning in one of the best performances of his entire career.'
Bills win 4th straight, top 49ers 45-16 [1:01 AM]
WKBW-TV reports: 'Tyrod Taylor added two scores through the air, connecting with Justin Hunter and Robert Woods in the fourth quarter as the Bills opened up a 38-16 lead.'
7 observations from Bills - 49ers (10/16/16) [1:00 AM]
WKBW-TV reports: 'This is a game that, when they’re in a big spot and on the cusp of taking a step forward, has gone against them so many times before. Just look in recent years: 2015 against Jacksonville, 2014 in Oakland, 2012 versus Tennessee: three games where the Bills looked like they were going to take a step forward — and three games were they fell, for fans, heart-sickeningly short.'
Bills run away with fourth straight win, beat 49ers 45-16 [12:59 AM]
WIVB-TV reports: 'Four games, four wins. So much for the Buffalo Bills’ 0-2 start.'
McCoy, Bills continue quite a run [12:58 AM]
WROC-TV reports: 'There’s still a long, long way to go. But Buffalo is winning games it’s supposed to be winning, which is what legitimate playoff contenders do. They’ve been on quite a run lately. A run led by a back who is back to being the real McCoy.'
Bills Pull Away From Niners 45-16 [12:57 AM]
Bills Daily reports: 'Total team effort in the win.'
Bills run all over 49ers for blowout win [12:56 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'McCoy spearheaded the Buffalo effort with three rushing touchdowns and 140 yards on the ground and the Bills offense went four for four in the red zone. Their 45 points scored was Buffalo’s highest total since scoring 49 on Nov. 21, 2010 at Cincinnati.'
LeSean McCoy's engine running hot [12:56 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“He’s phenomenal,” Bills center Eric Wood said. “He’s a great back. The longer we play with him, the more comfortable we are all getting with each other’s style. And he is hitting it right now. He is hitting holes and playing extremely well.”'
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