We're certainly not suggesting that players give up not even halfway through the season. The coaches shouldn't be thinking about next year, either—this team's performance so far should result in many of them being unemployed come January.
That leaves the Buffalo front office to admit to themselves that this team is going nowhere once again.
By far the biggest letdown through seven games has been the ineptness of the D, especially at stopping the run. The pass rush, which was supposed to be led by Mario Williams and his $100 million contract, has been just as underwhelming.
Let's take a look at three reasons why the Bills and their fans should already be hoping that 2013 is the year this franchise finally turns things around.