Same aged Shady: Bills gaunt on McCoy in 21-12 win over Jets

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — LeSean McCoy is off and running. And catching, too.

Once again proof age has no limitations, a Buffalo Bills’ 29-year-old using behind sum for 159 yards from struggle in a 21-12 win over a New York Jets on Sunday. He became a sixth active actor to transcend 12,000 career yards from scrimmage, while his 110 yards rushing upped his career sum to 9,108.

And McCoy suggested this is usually a commencement after adding 5 catches for 49 yards. The 27 touches of a round were dual brief of his deteriorate high from final year.

“I wish to be challenged. we wish a ball,” he said. “Just got to keep pushing, man. Get some-more wins. With wins, numbers come with it. And that’s a mindset. Just perplexing to lead this group in a right direction.”

The usually thing blank was McCoy anticipating a finish zone, gnawing his home scoring strain during 6 games — one brief of relating a authorization record set by O.J. Simpson. A dull right palm played a factor, forcing McCoy to a sideline early in a fourth entertain before he was privileged to return.

“It harm for a small bit. we couldn’t feel it. we couldn’t fist it,” pronounced McCoy, who was harm while being tackled on a 3-yard run and a yard brief of a idea line. “You don’t wish to play a diversion being numb. Besides, we’ve got a 260-pound back. Let him get a touchdown.”

McCoy was referring to Mike Tolbert, who scored on a subsequent play to top a scoring.

The Bills got off to a winning start in manager Sean McDermott’s entrance by disposition on a belligerent diversion that has led a NFL in yards rushing. And they sum for 190 yards rushing opposite a Jets invulnerability that was a NFL’s fourth-best opposite a run final season.

What truly undone a Jets was they prepared for a Bills to run a ball, and still couldn’t stop him.

“We talked about it all week, about environment a corner and about (McCoy) slicing back. And we flattering most harm ourselves,” Wilkerson said. “I don’t consider we were too overhyped. Credit to them. They done plays and we usually didn’t make enough.”

The Jets also couldn’t get their using diversion in rigging with Bilal Powell and Matt Forte mixing for 38 yards rushing.

Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor showed no slow signs of a concussion that sidelined him for dual weeks by throwing dual touchdowns. The Bills never trailed after opening a scoring on Taylor’s 1-yard touchdown pass to Charles Clay 3 1/2 mins into a second quarter.


Beating their AFC East opposition leaves Buffalo heading a division, despite one diversion into season, after a New England Patriots mislaid on Thursday, and a Miami Dolphins’ opener was deferred due to Hurricane Irma. That’s an fulfilment for a Bills group that in a midst of a 17-season playoff drought — a NFL’s longest active strain — and entrance off an offseason renovate that enclosed McDermott replacing Rex Ryan, who was dismissed in a final week of final season.


Jets 38-year-old starter Josh McCown was 26 of 39 for 187 yards with 3 interceptions, including removing picked off by linebacker Ramon Humber to foil a 2-point conversion. McCown also scored on a 1-yard run.

The detriment extended McCown’s losing strain to 8 games. The movement dates to Oct. 11, 2015, when he led Cleveland to a 33-30 win over Baltimore. McCown is 1-17 in his final 18 starts.


Jets receiver Jermaine Kearse had a team-best 7 catches for 59 yards in his New York debut. Kearse was acquired from a Seattle Seahawks in a trade along with a 2018 second-round breeze collect for defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson on Sept. 1. Tight finish Will Tye, another newcomer, had 3 catches for 34 yards.

McCown looks brazen to saying how most some-more chemistry he can rise with a dual after carrying a singular volume of use this week.

“Hopefully that’s usually a baseline of where we can go,” McCown said.


The Jets struggled in converting usually 4 of 14 third-down opportunities, that contributed to them handling usually 4 initial downs in a initial half, and 11 overall.

“It’s flattering apparent we’ve got to go behind in a film room and scold a lot of things,” Forte said.


Buffalo’s dual offseason giveaway representative reserve additions any had an interception. Jordan Poyer wrestled a round out of a hands Robby Anderson during a Bills 23 mid by a fourth quarter. Micah Hyde hermetic a win by intercepting McCown with 1:35 left.


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