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The Bills' offense must get going. Which is to say, the Bills' running game must find its way – and soon. LeSean McCoy acknowledged as much after Wednesday's practice. “It’s something that I’ve really put my mindset on, getting going and getting back to just playing my ball,” he said. “Finding the end zone. First downs. Big runs. Big chunks. Making guys miss, You know, …

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QB Tyrod Taylor Q: How do you feel after the bye physically, mentally? Just kind of where you guys are at, where you are individually? A: Physically, I’m good. I believe the team as a whole used those couple days off to get better. Some guys that were out going into the bye week are getting back healthy and are ready to contribute to this team. Q: It came out in K…

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ROGER GOODELL PRESS CONFERENCE -- NFL FALL MEETING, NEW YORK CITY October 18, 2017 Roger Goodell: Good afternoon. Before I get to your questions, I'm pleased to announce that Dallas will be the host of the 2018 NFL Draft. I think you have a release on that. This is the first time we will be hosting the Draft at a stadium complex. We are excited by that. I want to tak…

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Bills Wall of Famer and Hall of Fame running back Thurman Thomas joined John Murphy and Donald Jones on WGR-550 AM on Wednesday. Thomas discussed his recent trip and viewing of the Saints-Lions game, Thomas' friendship with Drew Brees and then the interview was joined by Michael Vick, who was in town to interview Tyrod Taylor. The four discussed players from the Virgini…

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More than 30 Bills players spent Tuesday volunteering in a widespread show of community involvement that they said was a logical offshoot from their protests during the national anthem. "It's something we wanted to do to show the community, show the world, we're not just about the show," fullback Mike Tolbert said. "We're actually putting in the work. "Growing up as …

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ESPN football analyst Trey Wingo joined John Murphy and Chris Brown (in place of Donald Jones for the first 20 minutes) on WGR-550 AM on Tuesday. Wingo discussed the injuries to Jameis Winston and Aaron Rodgers, with the potential for backups Ryan Fitzpatrick and Brett Hundley finding ways to work in the structure of the offense, the Falcons' loss to Miami, the controve…

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The Bills could definitely use some help in the passing game. You'd just expect the player providing that help to have two good hands. No. 1 receiver Jordan Matthews, who broke his thumb two weeks ago, wants to be on the field Sunday when the Bills host the Buccaneers. He wasn't allowed to use his right hand Monday, taking reps on the JUGS machine with only his left han…

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With the bye week gone, Bills coach Sean McDermott reprised his weekly appearance on WGR-550 radio with Schopp and The Bulldog. The Bills coach chatted with Schopp and Bulldog on whether he's watching Monday Night Football or baseball tonight, whether he enjoyed his bye week — and what goes into the logistics, both during the bye and changes after, as well as the timeline …

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MMQB's Andrew Brandt joined John Murphy and Donald Jones on WGR-550 AM on Monday. Brandt talked about the collarbone injury to Aaron Rodgers and Brandt's ties to Rodgers from his days in Green Bay, the effects of losing big quarterbacks and viewer interest, the Colin Kaepernick collusion case — and how the league's handling of anthem protests ties into it. Bills spec…

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For better or for worse, familiar order was restored in the AFC East Sunday as the Patriots rallied to beat the upstart Jets, 24-17, and gain sole possession of first place in the division at 4-2. The game was not without controversy, though: Jets tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins appeared to score a tying touchdown in the fourth quarter, but the call was changed on a r…

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There may not be a more scrutinized job in Buffalo than starting quarterback of the Bills. Tyrod Taylor recognizes this but rarely shares his true feelings on the position he has held for nearly three years now. “He has always been reserved, an only child who grew up to be more of a listener than a talker,” Kimberley A. Martin explained in her profile of Taylor. “To some, …

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With a new coach and general manager in place, the Bills essentially turned over the roster in the offseason, leaving just 22 players who appeared in a game last season. So, how are all those moves working out? Jay Skurski analyzed GM Brandon Beane's work on each position group, from the defensive backfield to backup running back and beyond. Mailbag: Vic Carucci says…

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Former Bills running back Thurman Thomas joined John Murphy and Donald Jones on WGR-550 AM on Wednesday. Thomas talked about the antics of Shannon Sharpe on television, the offense needing to capitalize on the turnovers the defense gets, how the offense can work more power blocking into the current run scheme, the justified frustration of LeSean McCoy, Tre'Davious White…

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Bills fans can talk about Tyrod Taylor's shortcomings as a passer or the team's lack of receiving targets until they're blue in the face – and it's the bye week, so that's not out of the realm of possibility. But don't lose sight of the bigger issue, Vic Carucci wrote: The Bills' failure in the running game is far and away the biggest problem facing the team. Many of th…

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Bills center Eric Wood joined Mike Schopp and The Bulldog as part of a Sabres-game-delayed "Football Monday" on WGR-550 AM on Tuesday afternoon. Wood discussed the intricacies of the zone blocking scheme, his thoughts on the Bills' success within the scheme and a postmortem on the Bengals game. Wood also chatted about the importance of having a "next man up" philosophy whi…