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6-6, 3rd in AFC East

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

With Sammy Watkins (foot) and Robert Woods (knee) both present for the start of practice Thursday, the Bills are on track to have their top two WRs available Sunday for the first time since Week 2.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Sammy Watkins (foot) has returned to practice Thursday for the Bills.

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Can Pittsburgh leave Buffalo with a win? (0:57)

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills QB Tyrod Taylor was recorded saying, "I'm done talking" as he walked away from the podium after his Wednesday news conference. Taylor appeared upset about recent criticism of his play.

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LeSean McCoy standing behind Tyrod Taylor (0:37)
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Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

LeSean McCoy comes to the defense of Tyrod Taylor, saying he "stands behind" his quarterback despite heavy criticism this week. McCoy points to dropped passes, lack of healthy Sammy Watkins as reasons for Taylor's struggles this season.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

LeSean McCoy on Tyrod Taylor: "A lot of people are taking shots at him. ... I stand behind him."

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyrod Taylor: "I don't feel like talking about my contract right now. We have games to play."

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyrod Taylor: "Critics are going to critique. It's in their job title. ... I don't let it affect it me."

ESPN Stats & Info

Bills' playoff hopes on their last breath

It seems like eons ago that the Bills were given north of a 60 percent chance of making the postseason, sitting pretty at 4-2. Now, the only thing keeping them afloat is the league's easiest remaining schedule. Playoff Odds (Insider)

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyrod Taylor: "I've taken everything you have asked me on the chest. It doesn't affect me." Taylor says it's a "collective effort every Sunday" and suggests it's not fair to only blame him for Bills' passing struggles.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyrod Taylor responding to questions about his future with "this week, fellas." Taylor says he should be judged on the Bills' overall performance, then cuts off question asking how he will be judged if Bills don't make playoffs.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyrod Taylor: "I don't have Instagram on my phone, Twitter. I don't watch TV. I don't see or hear [the criticism]." Taylor says, "we're still in it" in the playoff race.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan told the team's official radio program this week that OLB Shaq Lawson will start Sunday against Pittsburgh. The first-round pick had been used as a reserve since returning from the PUP list Week 7. He will likely replace Lorenzo Alexander, who is tied for third in the NFL with 10 sacks.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Sammy Watkins, not practicing today because of his foot, watching practice from the sideline.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills WR Robert Woods (knee) has returned to practice Wednesday in a limited capacity. Has not played since spraining his knee Nov. 20 in Cincinnati.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan on Sammy Watkins missing practice Wednesday: "Hopefully he'll be ready to roll." Ryan says Watkins came out of Sunday's game feeling better than he did after the game before.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Sammy Watkins is projected not to practice today because of his foot.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan: "I believe Tyrod Taylor is an outstanding quarterback, has a chance to be an outstanding quarterback." Ryan says he doesn't believe it's appropriate to evaluate Taylor's future until after the season.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan on LeSean McCoy: "The type of year he's having is amazing. ... This young man is having an unbelievable season for us."

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan: "There is still a [playoff path] in front of us. We just have to take care of our business." Bills are 6-6 and in 11th place in AFC.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan on Steelers: "We have to win this game to have any hopes of getting into the playoffs." He believes Pittsburgh has improved defensively.

Team Stats

Passing Yards181.532nd
Rushing Yards161.91st
Points For25.49th
Points Against22.817th

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