Buffalo Bills Training Camp: Time To Go Back to the Drawing Board

August 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I was thinking about all of Chan Gailey's grandiose plans for the running attack this season, when John Steinbeck's line sprang to mind: "The best laid plans of mice and men...."
Just one week into the Buffalo Bills exhibition season, and the Bills are already without their top two thousand yard running backs in Fred Jackson and Marshawn Lynch. It is expected that both will miss the rest of the preseason, and Jackson may be missing the early stages of the regular season, as well.
At this juncture of training camp, Gailey was looking to install more of the running game playbook. They had worked in a percentage of the plays, but he had more plays that he intended to add.
What will he do now? In the postgame press conference, Gailey mentioned that they wanted to run some plays with the two backs in at the same time. That concept must seem like a distant memory now.
From an immediate response reaction to the injuries, the Bills took steps by waiving injured players Ryan...

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