Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Bills veterans call out teammates who aren't 'all in'


The Buffalo Bills entered the 2013 season with new talent, an eager staff and heightened expectations.

But 14 weeks in, the Bills still lack accountability.

The word was used by a plethora of players in the days following their 27-6 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, which dropped Buffalo to 4-9 and clinched yet another losing record for the maligned squad.

"We need to get to a winning spot in this franchise where we’re going into each game with the same mindset, the same sense of urgency, the same accountability and the same passion to win from everybody," Bills guard Eric Wood said this week, via

Wood said the Bills have "some growing up" to do, adding that not everybody is "approaching each day as a professional."

"There's lots of guys who are, but there's enough who aren't that's affecting us," he said.

The Bills, losers of five of their last six games, travel to Jacksonville Sunday to face the Jaguars before a home divisional game against the Miami Dolphins and a season-finale road trip to the rival New England Patriots.

"We’re going to find out," running back Fred Jackson said. "With this team and organization it’s about winning. If you’re not all in about winning you will be evaluated at the end of the year and that’s myself included.

"If they feel like they have to go in a different direction they will."

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