Those issues have extended into this season, with the Bills now 1-6 in overtime under McDermott (and 0-6 with Josh Allen playing quarterback). All six of the Bills’ losses this season have also been one-score games.
“You can take a big-picture look to the point where, you’ve got Josh Allen, you’ve got this freak show quarterback, only two or three people on the planet can do what Josh Allen does,” Dunne said. “Yet there’s a reason late in games, he produces what should be a game-winning drive and Sean McDermott and the defense get tight. That’s the word I hear a lot — I hear ‘robot’ and I hear ‘tight.'”
Several other members of the Bills defended McDermott on Friday, including longtime safety Micah Hyde and general manager Joe Schoen. McDermott’s job with the Bills is not in danger, according to a report from The Athletic.
“I get it, he has every right to defend himself,” Dunne said. “I’m just relaying specific stories that were shared by not one, not two, not three [but] many people in the building.”
The Bills revisit the ghosts of that playoff failure when they again face the Chiefs on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
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