Name that player
Trent Edwards was the starting quarterback for Buffalo in their third consecutive win after trailing in the fourth quarter Sunday. It's only the second time a Bills signal caller has won three straight games when facing fourth quarter deficits. Who is the only other Bills quarterback to post three straight wins after trailing in the fourth quarter?
Strive for five
The Bills 4-0 start is the eighth in the club's history. Next week at Arizona the Bills will try to start a season 5-0 for just the fourth time in franchise annals. Buffalo last began a season 5-0 in 1991 with 1964 and 1980 the only other instances.
Jauron is even Steven
Sunday's win evened Dick Jauron's record with the Bills at 18-18 making him just one of five coaches in team history with a winning percentage of .500 or better. Jauron joins Marv Levy (.615), Wade Phillips (.604), Lou Saban (.598) and Chuck Knox (.507) on that list. Jauron stands fifth on the club's all-time regular season wins list.
Edwards 80 equals victory
For the fourth straight game Trent Edwards posted a passer rating of 80 or above with an 81.6 rating Sunday. The Bills are now 7-0 when Edwards has a rating of 80 or higher. The four straight games this season of ratings of 80-plus marks the longest streak to start a season since Jim Kelly had ratings of 80-plus for six straight games in 1991.
Edwards was 5-5 for 77 yards on Buffalo's two touchdown drives at St. Louis.
All purpose Jackson
For the second time this season Fred Jackson had 100 or more all-purpose yards. Jackson had 107 total yards Sunday at St. Louis with 52 coming on three punt returns, 46 rushing and 9 receiving.
Jackson also contributed a 22-yard touchdown run to the Bills effort. His three punt returns were the first of his NFL career.
The Bills back had 100 all-purpose yards in Week 2 at Jacksonville.
Jabari Greer's 33-yard interception return for a touchdown was the first of his career. It was the first interception return for a score since Chris Kelsay's INT in the end zone against Dallas last season.
It's the longest INT touchdown since Nate Clements' 58-yard return on Dec. 10, 2006 against the Jets in the Meadowlands.
Bills wideout Lee Evans moved up a notch on a couple of Buffalo's all-time receiving lists with his 88-yard, one touchdown receiving performance Sunday. Evans moved into seventh place on the team's all-time receiving yards list with 4,059 passing Bob Chandler. He's now the seventh Bills receiver to reach 4,000 receiving yards.
Evans 39-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter was the 30th of his career putting him in sole possession of fifth place in club history breaking his tie with Jerry Butler. Evans also had a two-point conversion Sunday after his touchdown catch.
For the 17th time in his Bills career kicker Rian Lindell contributed double digit points. He had 11 points in Sunday's 31-14 victory marking the second time this season he's provided 10 points or more (9/7 vs. Seattle). His three field goals were also the 23rd time in his career, 18th time with the Bills, that he had a trio of three-pointers in a game.
Brian Moorman tied a team record pinning the Rams inside their own 20-yard line five times on Sunday. The Bills punter also extended his club-record streak with at least one kick inside the 20 to 25 games.
Moorman also had a long punt of 62 yards on Sunday tying a season long while making it back-to-back games with at least one 60-yard kick. He had a three-game streak in 2006.
Name that player answer
Jim Kelly was the first quarterback to have three consecutive victories despite trailing entering the fourth quarter of each of those three games. Kelly did it in the 1990 season against Denver (9/30), the L.A. Raiders (10/7) and the Jets (10/21).