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Former Bills player and CBS correspondent Steve Tasker joined John Murphy and Donald Jones on WGR-550 AM on Tuesday. Tasker will be on hand for the Houston-Jacksonville game this weekend, and CBS will be covering the national anthem live, which will honor the first responders to Hurricane Harvey. Tasker also chatted about his time as a Houston Oilers player, and the sim…

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Here's a look at stories from around the league on Tuesday, Sept. 5. 1. Hurricane Irma could affect Dolphins-Bucs game NFL officials are monitoring the tropical storm’s path in the southeast Atlantic and making contingency plans to move Sunday’s season opener between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium to another day or location. T…

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Chris Brown, BuffaloBills.com's lead reporter, joined John Murphy and Donald Jones on WGR-550 AM on Monday. Brown talked about the Bills starting to prepare for the Jets on Sunday, as well as the importance of versatility on the 2017 Bills roster. Brown also talked about the reasoning behind signing Joe Webb, considering the concussion statuses of Tyrod Taylor and TJ Ya…

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Defensive Coordinator Leslie Frazier Opening Statement: Really excited about kicking off the 2017 season, our walk through went well this morning, our meetings went well, I think the guys are anxious to get on the field and get our first practice under our belts, and a lot of excitement. I mean, there’s only one opening day and we’re looking forward to our opening d…

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Head Coach Sean McDermott Monday, September 4, 2017 Q: So, if we could ask about Tyrod [Taylor]’s status for this week? A: Yeah, he’s still in the concussion protocol. I think he’s getting better but he’s still in the concussion protocol. Q: What about T.J. [Yates]? Is he … A: Same. Q: Then naturally, does that explain the Joe Webb signing? Can …

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Here's a look at stories from around the league on Sunday, Sept. 3. 1. Washington's second-year safety Su’a Cravens is mulling retirement.  Cravens, 22, stunned team officials and fellow teammates Sunday morning by telling them he planned to retire. Cravens was a second-round pick in the 2016 draft and a projected starter. The Washington Post reported that tea…

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Here's a look at stories from around the NFL on Friday, Sept. 1. 1. A new twist in the Ezekiel Elliot suspension.  The NFL players' union sued the NFL Thursday night over the suspension given to Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliot, claiming the league "hid information that was favorable to Elliott" prior to commissioner Roger Goodell's ruling. In court documents, El…

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Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander joined John Murphy and Donald Jones on WGR-550 AM on Friday. Alexander reiterated the importance of the fourth preseason game for competition and opportunities for players who might not get a look otherwise to be showcased. Alexander talked about the lack of malice involved in competitions and why that makes it easier to root for someo…

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Bills coach Sean McDermott Q: Your thoughts on your first victory? Congratulations. A: Appreciate it. I was proud of the way the guys played. They’ve worked extremely hard. To go back to the spring and the leadership, the young guys that you saw here tonight, that was fun to watch. I thought they were sharp [and] did a good job.   Q: What were your observations …

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Buffalo Bills General Manager Brandon Beane joined John Murphy and Donald Jones on WGR-550 AM on Thursday. Beane discussed balancing the injury status of Tyrod Taylor with the opportunity presented to Nathan Peterman, should the Bills' starting signal caller be unable to recover in time for Week One. Beane also talked about the key traits he looks at in quarterbacks, s…

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Here's a look at stories from around the NFL on Thursday, Aug. 31. 1. Which team has the biggest home-field advantage? It can be difficult to decipher which teams see a quantifiable home-field advantage and which teams are simply good, but ESPN's Bill Barnwell undertook that task, looking at seasons back to 1990. The Bills scored well on Barnwell's list, finishing…

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Former Bills cornerback and Wall of Famer Booker Edgerson joined John Murphy and Donald Jones on WGR-550 AM on Wednesday. Edgerson spoke about his former teammate and roommate Cookie Gilchrist, who will be inducted into the Bills Wall of Fame on Oct. 29, during the Bills-Raiders game. Edgerson talked about Gilchrist's complicated relationship with former Bills owner …

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Here are five storylines from around the NFL on Wednesday, Aug 30: 1. The Lions are expected to withhold starters, too.  The Detroit Lions come to town Thursday for the preseason finale. The Bills, not wanting to risk second-string quarterback Nathan Peterman with Tyrod Taylor and T.J. Yates in concussion protocol, will give the large majority of the snaps (if not a…

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Head coach Sean McDermott Q: Where does Tyrod stand? A: Concussion protocol. Q: And T.J. [Yates]? A: Same. Q: Any sense, do you get when a guy is on concussion protocol, do you get progress reports, and if so, what are they like? A: Very little, very little information flows out of that, part of the situation. We respect what’s going on there, they’…