Matthews missed the last two weeks with a thumb injury, but is still their most prolific wide receiver. Tight end Charles Clay and running back LeSean McCoy have more receiving yards, but the former’s been ruled out for today’s game—which means the Bills desperately needed Matthews back.
Matthews joined the Bills this season after three years with the Philadelphia Eagles, though he hasn’t brought them that much production yet.
Matthews’ return gives Tyrod Taylor at least one competent receiver to work with, but the Bills’ passing game is still far from impressive. Then again, neither is the Bucs defense. Whoever finds some competence somewhere, wins.