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What we learned from Bills vs Rams

Week 1 is finally away and the Bills v Rams was one of the most highly anticipated battles. Bills ended up walking away with it confidently as the Bills handled the reigning Super Bowl Champs 31-10. While that game might not have been close, it did signify some trends that will help owners throughout the rest of the season.

1) The Bills Defense is top tier

The Bills came out of the gates strong managing to get 7 sacks, 3 Interceptions, and only 10 points allowed against one of the most lethal offenses last year. New acquisition Von Miller made his mark against his former team by sacking Matthew Stafford twice. Jordan Power looked like he wants another all-pro season and even without star corner Tre White, the Bills defense dominated. This defense is capable of handing top offenses and will continue to do it throughout the season.

2) Cam Akers may not be on the verge of a breakout

The biggest disappointment of the game was Cam Akers who cost a lot of fantasy managers high quality draft capital and ended up with 3 carries for 0 yards. Rams likely want to manage his injury and Darrell Henderson is a capable RB. Akers struggles in pass blocking which will earn him more and more trips to the bench. Akers has not been the same since his injury, and is likely a big sell for most fantasy managers.

3) Stefon Diggs and Gabe Davis can co-exist

Diggs looked phenomenal in the first game with him torching Ramsey for a deep TD and 8 receptions for 122 yards. Davis also was a great compliment, benefitting off of the Rams undisciplined defense, going for 4 receptions, 88 yards, and a touchdown. With Josh Allen looking as dominant as he did, there will be plenty of managers happy with their performance.

4) Cooper Kupp is WR1, everyone else is iffy

Cooper Kupp is the main target. He is also the number 2 option. And maybe the 3rd as well. Stafford wants to throw to Kupp and will force it to him. Stafford's arm looks not fully healthy, and Kupp will end up being the main beneficiary. Allen Robinson got some cardio in after being hyped up as the WR2. He managed to get 2 targets, pulling in one for 12 yards. The Rams will run the ball mainly, and when they pass, it'll be to Kupp.

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