The Buffalo Bills didn’t look all that great in their 13-9 preseason loss to the Baltimore Ravens.
The team’s rushing attack failed to get going, as the entire team ran for just 79 yards throughout the game. Their passing attack also failed to impress, as the Bills gained just 183 yards through the air. Both Buffalo and Baltimore played sloppy games on Saturday night, resulting in a product that was as lethargic as it was boring.
Obviously, a number of players lowered their stock on Saturday night, sticking out as especially poor in a team that did not look good. However, there were also a few players that were able to impress in the team’s preseason loss, providing a bit of hope and optimism for Bills fans.
Here are the studs and duds from Buffalo’s preseason loss to the Ravens.
4 takeaways from Bills ugly preseason loss to Ravens
Middle linebacker is a position that has been talked about at length throughout the offseason. However, perhaps ironically, starter Preston Brown hasn’t really been the focus of that discussion.
The conversation has centered around sophomore Reggie Ragland, who was supposed to compete with Brown for the starting job at middle linebacker in training camp. However, Brown took the job and ran with it during camp, leaving Ragland in the dust.
Brown played into the second half of Saturday’s game in Baltimore, proving why he should be the Bills’ middle linebacker moving forward. The 24-year-old was Buffalo’s most efficient defensive player, recording seven tackles while serving as a key contributor in the Bills’ stellar run defense.
Brown played incredibly well in Buffalo’s 13-9 loss, emerging as a star in a Bills’ defense that looked solid.