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Buffalo Rumblings Feb 5, 2018
Buffalo Bills specialists should remain the same in 2018

Buffalo Bills specialists should remain the same in 2018

The special teams unit improved dramatically this past season The Buffalo Bills’ kicking game struggled mightily in 2016, as kicker Dan Carpenter had a tough time converting point-after attempts into extra points. Punter Colton Schmidt had a rough season, as well, and many predicted that his time with Buffalo would be numbered. What a difference a year makes. After the Bills decided to replace Carpenter with veteran Stephen Hauschka, Schmidt won a training camp battle against undrafted rookie free agent Austin Rehkow to retain his punting job. Along with long snapper Reid Ferguson,...
Buffalo Rumblings Feb 2, 2018
Buffalo Bills special teams rank seventh in Rick Gosselin’s 2017 rankings

Buffalo Bills special teams rank seventh in Rick Gosselin’s 2017 rankings

Buffalo recorded the best single-season improvement in special teams from 2016 to 2017 The Buffalo Bills broke the longest active playoff drought in the NFL during the 2017 season, posting a 9-7 record and earning the No. 6 seed in the playoffs before falling 10-3 to the Jacksonville Jaguars in the Wild Card round. One of the biggest reasons the Bills made the playoffs was their strong special teams play, which under first-year head coach Sean McDermott experienced tremendous growth. Thanks to the accuracy of new placekicker Stephen Hauschka, the punting excellence of Colton Schmidt, and...

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