Bills front seven twists could create challenge Dan Leberfeld

It’s probably not the best thing for a newly-formed offensive line, in their first game, to face a defense that’s been together for a while.

But’s that’s the challenge the Jets face heading to Buffalo on Sunday.

“I think their continuity is something that I would say gives them an advantage compared to a lot of other defenses,” said Jets coach Adam Gase. “I mean this is the seventh time I’m playing Sean (McDermott) – I feel like I’m talking about the same guys that are playing for him, for a long time.”

And when they make additions to their defensive core, they generally find very good scheme fits.

“And the pieces they’ve added have all been the right guys, very highly intelligent, good athletes, fit into the scheme very well, execute his vision extremely well,” Gase said. “You can tell those guys play great as a group and they all know their role. So, that’s the first part that makes it difficult outside of them just having a lot of really good players.”

The Bills’ front is likely going to really come after the Jets new-fangled offensive line with a lot of stunts and twists.

“They make it tough on you, they create enough negative plays, it’s chaotic,” Gase said. “When you play them, you feel like they’re playing with 12-13 guys on the field sometimes because they’re penetrating, there are guys blitzing all over the place, you’re lining up with a bunch of different stuff. They cause you a lot of problems.”

So this matchup is going to going to be a be challenge for the Jets new O-Line of Mekhi Becton, Alex Lewis, Connor McGovern, Alex Van Roten and George Fant, who are attempting to get on the same page.


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