Teams constantly talk about tempo, whether in play calling, getting in and out of huddles, execution and so forth.
A few more ranked teams played on Saturday night after a busy Friday night and they mostly won with ease in this week's Saturday roundup.
The Buffalo Bills thought enough of Sammy Watkins to trade up from ninth to No. 4 to draft the Clemson wide receiver.
An ongoing issue of the offseason was whether Jon Bostic and Shea McClellin would step in as starting linebackers and play to their seeds as No. 2 and No. 1 draft choices.
They're not everything that has to go right, but if the Bears are to win a fifth straight opener, the opinion is that this trio of keys will go a long way towards keeping the Buffalo Bills winless