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Newly announced starter EJ Gaines joined John Murphy and Donald Jones on WGR-550 AM on Wednesday. Gaines joined the show to chat about changing teams, changing coasts, life in Independence, Mo., and the logistics of a mid-preseason trade. He then talked with Murphy and Jones about his issues with his Madden rating, Pro Football Focus grades and his expectations for the …

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Here's a look at stories form around the NFL on Wednesday, Sept. 6. 1. The Tampa Bay at Miami game was postponed due to Hurricane Irma. The Category 5 Hurricane bearing down on southern Florida prompted the NFL to postpone this week's Dolphins-Buccaneers game until Week 11, which was both teams' bye week. They'll now play 16 consecutive games. The Miami Herald not…

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Bills head coach Sean McDermott Opening Statement: Alright, good morning. [Those who] will not practice today will be Tanner Vallejo with the knee [injury] and then Jerel Worthy [is] still in the concussion protocol. I’ll open it up to questions. Q: Can you give us an update on Tyrod Taylor’s status? Has he been cleared from the concussion protocol and do you expect …

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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. The A…

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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 day, …

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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 you expand…

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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 team pr…

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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, Ell…

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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 of […

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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, sa…

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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…