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No other quarterback prospect in this year's draft class throws the football as hard as Josh Allen. During the NFL Scouting Combine, radar guns clocked Allen's fastball at 62 mph, the fastest throws recorded since 2008, according to Ourlads.com. But you know who else hit 60 mph during his combine throwing session? Bills' backup tight end Logan Thomas, back in 2014. So a…

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Along with the release of the NFL schedule, the way-too-early odds for Week 1 were posted Thursday night. The Bills visit the Baltimore Ravens on Sept. 9 in the season opener. According to LVSuperBook, the Ravens are a 3.5 point favorite. VegasInsider.com has the Ravens favored by 3. This is the second time the Bills will open the season in Baltimore in the past t…

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The NFL schedule will be released on Thursday, but for now the focus remains on next week's NFL Draft. As we approach the draft, the [BN] Blitz newsletter will feature a reader question answered daily by a member of our team. You can leave questions in the comment section below. Here's today's Q&A with Vic Carucci. Tyler Ford asks: Seems like very little interest in…

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The Bills get back to work Monday with the start of the offseason conditioning program. Coach Sean McDermott and General Manager Brandon Beane will address the media at 1 p.m. You can follow along with live coverage on BNblitz.com. Each day through the NFL Draft, the BNblitz.com newsletter will aim to feature a question asked by a reader to a member of our staff.  You c…

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Like the rest of us, Jerry Sullivan isn't quite sure what to make of Richie Incognito's erratic tweets about his status with the Buffalo Bills: "Yes, it keeps getting weirder with Richie. Late Friday, just three days after announcing that he was retiring from football for health reasons, Incognito tweeted that he would be in Buffalo on Monday for the Bills' offseason prog…

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Penn State running back Saquon Barkley could be the best player in the 2018 NFL Draft. "But he's hardly the only quality player at the position in this year's class," Vic Carucci writes in the first installment in a series of position-by-position previews for [BN] Blitz. Carucci lists the top 10 running backs in the draft, sleepers, and how the position fits into the Bi…

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We're pretty sure the Bills are going to select a quarterback in the draft. We're less sure who he will be. The [BN] Blitz Path to the Passer series has profiled each of the top six quarterback prospects over the last few weeks: USC's Sam Darnold | UCLA's Josh Rosen | Wyoming's Josh Allen | Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield | Louisville's Lamar Jackson | Oklahoma State's Mason Rud…

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Oklahoma State's Mason Rudolph is meeting with the Bills this weekend, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, joining UCLA's Josh Rosen and Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield in scheduling top 30 visits with Buffalo. Mayfield will reportedly visit next week. Via Vic Carucci's Path to the Passer profile of Rudolph: "He has the ideal size: 6-foot-5 and 230 pounds. He has the imp…

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New Bills cornerback Vontae Davis brings a legacy of caring for foster children with him to Buffalo, Nick Veronica writes for [BN] Blitz: “There were times I had to provide, at 11 years old, and cook for my siblings, my little sisters, and take them to school, make sure they had clothes to wear,” Davis told Veronica. “I was the caretaker while my mother wasn’t really ar…

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University at Buffalo defensive end Demone Harris worked out for the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday, according to reports. Harris, a graduate of Bishop Timon-St. Jude, went to UB as a walk-on after not having playing organized football before his junior year of high school. He worked his way into becoming a starter for most of his final three seasons for the Bulls. He had…

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While Jim Kelly is expected to remain in a New York hospital for at least two weeks after undergoing 12 hours of surgery Wednesday to reconstruct his entire upper jaw following a recurrence of oral cancer, family members have provided encouraging updates on his condition. The Hall of Fame quarterback is unable to speak but used a wipe board to thank supporters for their…

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It is widely believed the Buffalo Bills intend to move up in the draft to select a franchise quarterback. Rex Ryan has predicted it, and you can even use our simulator to formulate your own trade. But what if the Bills are unable or unwilling to make a deal? Who should they take at No. 12? Jay Skurski tackles that question at the top of his latest Bills mailbag: "That d…

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With six selections in the top three rounds, the Bills currently possess the second-most capital in next month's NFL draft. How many of the picks would the Bills need to package in a trade to move up into a top spot? Run the numbers for yourself on our draft pick simulator created by News staff reporters Nick Veronica and Lexie Heinle. Results can be calculated using th…

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"The only certainty is that nothing is certain," Roman scholar Pliny the Elder once wrote. The same could be said for the Bills' draft plans. One one hand, General Manager Brandon Beane told reporters on Monday at the NFL's annual meeting that he would be willing to give up Buffalo's 2019 first-round pick if it meant moving up to secure "a player that would be worthy of…

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AJ McCarron returned to his hometown of Mobile, Ala., following the initial whirlwind after he signed as a free agent with the Bills. McCarron, who has been working out at South Alabama in the offseason, said he plans to return to Buffalo a week before the team begins offseason workouts April 16. "I have to get the whole living situation set up," he said on the John …