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The Bills are coming off their most lackluster performance of the season in Thursday night’s loss to the New York Jets but Jay Skurski didn’t weigh the latest failed exam too heavily when handing out his midterm grades. “Although the sting of Thursday night’s loss to the New York Jets will sting until Week 10 arrives, it doesn’t paint a complete picture of the s…

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NFL Films' Greg Cosell joined John Murphy and Donald Jones on WGR-550 AM on Friday. Cosell gave his take on the Bills' loss, where he saw struggles on film, the effectiveness of "12" personnel against the Bills' defense, and looking around the league — focusing on the injury to Texans QB Deshaun Watson — and the match up of Travis Kelce versus Byron Jones in the Chi…

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Sometimes the toughest games for winning teams in the NFL are those they are expected to win. And the proof is in the pudding as far as Buffalo is concerned with the Bills just 6-9 straight up and 2-11-2 against the spread when laying points at AFC East sites. Buffalo enters 6-2 straight up and against the spread in the last eight games in this series, but 0-5 against …

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Marcell Dareus was traded to the Jaguars last week. He seemed a bit shaken up by the news when Tim Graham went to Jacksonville for his introductory press conference. On Wednesday, Dareus sent The News a goodbye letter to Bills fans. "Through the seven years I lived and played for you, and even through the tough times, I always felt your love, kindness and encourageme…

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Buffalo Bills General Manager Brandon Beane joined Donald Jones and Steve Tasker (in place of John Murphy) on WGR-550 AM on Wednesday. Beane broke down what precipitated the trade for Kelvin Benjamin, what Beane likes about Benjamin's game, Benjamin's fit in the locker room and how the former Florida State receiver fits in Buffalo — including whether Benjamin can play…

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Jets cornerback Buster Skrine was cleared to play and is expected to be in the lineup when the Jets host the Bills on Thursday. Skrine missed last week's game with a concussion but completed Wednesday's walk-through without issue. He is hoping to bounce back from a difficult game before the concussion in which he allowed three touchdowns. Morris Claiborne, the Jet…

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Bills general manager Brandon Beane told reporters Tuesday afternoon that he didn't expect to make any more moves before the trade deadline. Then the Panthers, his former team, called back, and they swung a deal that sent wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin to Buffalo minutes before the 4 p.m. deadline. Benjamin, who stands at 6 foot 5, 245 pounds, was the No. 1 receiver in C…

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ESPN host Trey Wingo joined John Murphy and Donald Jones on WGR-550 AM on Tuesday. Wingo discussed the flurry of trades in the NFL in the past few days, the trust New England is putting into Tom Brady past year 40, the uptick in wideout production and other stories from around the league. Safety Trae Elston also joined Murphy and Jones, and he talked about the import…

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With two trades in the last few days, the Bills added a draft pick from Jacksonville in the Marcell Dareus deal and then sent two draft picks to Carolina to acquire wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin. The Bills continue to have a number of picks at the top of the draft, even after sending a third-rounder (and a seventh-rounder) to Carolina for Benjamin. The third-round pi…

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Bills head coach Sean McDermott joined Mike Schopp and The Bulldog as part of "Football Monday" on WGR-550 AM on Monday. McDermott started the visit chatting about his appreciation for the RV lot inhabitants and the potential for important games in December. McDermott finished talking about the team reaction to the Brandon Tate catch and run, the stated goal of the playoff…

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Bills center Eric Wood joined Mike Schopp and The Bulldog as part of "Football Monday" on WGR-550 AM on Monday. Wood discussed the Bills' big win over the Raiders, citing his belief in McDermott's plan, his calling Shady's touchdown, the importance of being able to run and dominate in inclement weather and how that affects a "California team" like Oakland. Wood then tal…

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Head Coach Sean McDermott Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 Okay, good afternoon. We’ll go ahead and open it up to questions. Q: Is there an update on Jordan Poyer, the progress he’s made and when you’re expecting [he’ll play], [if] he’s going to be available Thursday? A: Yeah, he’s made some good progress to this point. He’ll be listed as limited today. We…

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Jaguars defensive tackle Marcell Dareus (On how surprised he was on Friday) “I was surprised, fairly much.  When they said [Head Coach Doug] Marrone was looking at me, knowing our relationship and we had a long conversation.  I was fairly excited to be here.  Happy for the opportunity.” (On if he’s treating this as a fresh start) “Of course, of course.  N…

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Spotrac.com's founder Mike Ginnitti joined John Murphy and Donald Jones on WGR-550 AM on Monday. Ginnitti joined the show to discuss the cap ramifications of the Marcell Dareus trade, the structure of the Dareus contract being problematic and what the Jaguars are getting in return. Ginnitti also talked about the ramifications of a rumored Cordy Glenn trade, questioned h…