ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Left tackle Bryant McKinnie and the Miami Dolphins had trouble handling the Buffalo Bills’ blitz during the game.
And McKinnie and company had difficulty coming up with answers afterward, too, following a 19-0 loss on Sunday that put a dent in the Dolphins’ playoff chances.
‘‘Um,’’ McKinnie said, beginning to laugh uncomfortably when asked what went wrong, ‘‘I don’t know. I couldn’t tell you.’’
The patchwork offensive line — the Dolphins’ season-long weakness — gave up a season-worst seven sacks and was part of a unit that managed just 103 total yards and six first downs against an AFC East rival that had little to play for after being eliminated from playoff contention a week earlier. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.