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If the Bills want to make a statement, go down to Carolina and beat Cam Newton

Last week was the homecoming game for the Bills. You know, the game where college football programs typically schedule a weakling they can beat up on so that everyone enjoys the weekend. That’s what last Sunday was for the Bills.

They laid waste to the Division II patsy known as the New York Jets, doing so in front of dozens of alums back in Buffalo to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Houston comeback game. It gave everyone in Bills Nation a warm and fuzzy feeling at those post-game tailgates, but now it’s on to the Division I portion of the schedule. In other words, back to reality.

The Bills head to Carolina for the Panthers’ home opener Sunday, and among several things the Bills are going to find out is that Cam Newton is not Josh McCown, Luke Kuechly is not Demario Davis, and Kawann Short is, at the very least, the equal of one of the Jets’ few studs, Leonard Williams.

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