Bills dealing with multiple injuries after win in Atlanta

Notebook: Atlanta will be without four starters against Buffalo

"He's always had a hard-nosed approach", Quinn said of McDermont. The two takeaways led to a pair of field goals, and the Bills ended up winning by a 23-17 final. The Buffalo Bills are in first place.

In that respect, the player himself has no issue with continuing to be called upon for long-range field goals; in fact, he actually likes it.

Buffalo's defense stopped the Falcons at the Bills 10 with less than a minute remaining when Matt Ryan couldn't complete a fourth-down pass to Taylor Gabriel. The Bills are yielding an average of just 16 points per game, making them the stingiest team to score on in the NFL. The Falcons are lucky enough to have a bye this coming week, so they will have plenty of time to rest and hopefully they will be back for Week Six.

You'll be hard-pressed to find a unit on defense in the National Football League performing better than the Bills secondary.

"I knew... I knew", Frazier said. The Falcons sacked him three times on Sunday, but he didn't turn the ball over at all.

The Patriots, who have won 13 of the last 14 division titles, are 1-2 at home and look vulnerable.

"It was a good one to get", coach Sean Payton said after the game, according to ESPN's Mike Triplett. Had those two not left the Week 4 game with injuries, the outcome seemingly would have been vastly different.

The Falcons also lost wide receiver Mohamed Sanu to a hamstring injury and defensive tackle Jack Crawford to a biceps injury before halftime.

The Bills' defense was the key to the team beating the Falcons. Through three games, all four primary starters, Tre'Davious White, E.J. The Bills stopped Atlanta when Hyde intercepted a pass off the hands of receiver Nick Williams. This is the longest such turnover-less streak in the team's history.

Notebook: Atlanta will be without four starters against Buffalo

Then, too, after dismal rushing efforts against both the Panthers and Broncos - 56 carries for 144 yards combined - Buffalo rediscovered its ground game.

Ryan already has five picks this season.

The Falcons are off to a 3-0 start for the second time under head coach Dan Quinn. That likely won't change while Matthews is recovering from thumb surgery. On defense, Leslie Frazier has turned the Bills into a smart, fundamentally sound group that doesn't wilt in the big moments, and makes big plays when they are there to be made.

Seahawks running back Chris Carson was carted off with a left leg injury late in a blowout win over the Colts. He had three catches for 30 yards before being injured.

Instead, they're sitting at 3-1 and, most shockingly of all, on top of the AFC East after Sunday's upset win over the Falcons in Atlanta. Miami never crossed New Orleans' 40-yard line after that opening possession.

Even though he didn't find the end zone against the Falcons, he proved an immensely useful target for Tyrod Taylor in a variety of passing situations.

Players around the NFL have been kneeling during the national anthem in protest of police brutality and racial injustices.

Glenn sat out again due to his lingering foot and ankle problems, and defensive end Shaq Lawson joined him on the inactive list with a groin injury. Cornerback Leonard Johnson stood beside those kneeling. The previous mark was 12 in 2015.

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