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The Buffalo Bills defense has suddenly lost its collective tackling prowess. Through the first seven games of the 2017 season, as a team, Buffalo missed a grand total of 47 tackles, good for a rate of 6.71 missed tackles per outing. Against the Jets in Week 9, the Bills missed a whopping 22 tackles, and the whiffs continued against the Saints. In Week 10, Buffalo …

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Lorenzo Alexander is in his 11th NFL season. He spent two seasons on Carolina's, Baltimore's and Washington's practice squads. He stayed seven seasons on Washington's active roster, two with Arizona and one with Oakland before coming to Buffalo in 2016. He seems to have played or been coached by many of the top players of his generation. Here is an all-star team of his…

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Lorenzo Alexander has been fortunate to play with a number of star players in his lengthy NFL career. In the style of the 6 Degrees of Kevin Bacon game, you can connect Alexander to the dawn of the modern NFL era in four steps, and the league's origins in five. http://buffalonews.com/2017/11/11/lorenzo-alexander-on-the-remarkable-names-that-hes-played-with/ Here's…

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Below are the Buffalo Bills' snap counts for the 2017 season, with some observations from the Week Eight win over the Raiders. • The coaches mean it when they say they're going to stick by rookie receiver Zay Jones. He played the most snaps of any wide receiver, with Jordan Matthews next. Deonte Thompson got two more snaps than Andre Holmes. That looks like it will be…

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Earlier this week, we told you about the surge in recruiting interest for Austin Alexander, a wide receiver for St. Thomas More in Oakdale, Conn., who also happens to be the younger brother of Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander. Austin told The Buffalo News that Cal — his brother's alma mater — is among the schools looking at him the hardest, along with Rutgers, Pi…

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Below are the Buffalo Bills' snap counts for the 2017 season, with some observations from the Week Seven win over the Buccaneers. • Richie Incognito missed his first nine snaps of the season after suffering an ankle injury. • Left tackle Cordy Glenn played 58 of 68 snaps in his first start since Week Two. He is close to being ready to play a full game, coach Sean…

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Lorenzo Alexander knew backlash was coming. When the Buffalo Bills’ linebacker joined 11 other teammates in taking a knee during the playing of the national anthem last month prior to a game against the Denver Broncos, he expected angry responses. Sitting in the stands that day, Bills season-ticket holder C.J. Long was one of those who was frustrated by the silent …

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Bills defenders Lorenzo Alexander and Cedric Thornton became aware of diabetes at an early age, watching family members deal with the chronic illness. On Monday night, they sought to draw more attention by hosting an event at Anchor Bar in Amherst to benefit the American Diabetes Association. “This issue of diabetes and bringing awareness to this cause is very personal…

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Austin Alexander is a senior wide receiver at St. Thomas More, a prep school in Oakdale, Conn. He also happens to be the younger brother of Bills middle linebacker Lorenzo Alexander. With the release of Austin's midseason highlight tape on Hudl, a popular site for high school football and recruiting, big brother put the word out that he hoped his alma mater – Cal …

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Normally the sleepiest of all trade deadlines, there has been an unusual amount of chatter about what might happen with the Buffalo Bills between now and Halloween. That's because General Manager Brandon Beane has shown a willingness to made bold moves, and the team has a pair of players who have rumors circulated about them in recent weeks. So addressing the Oct. 31…

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After seeing the NFL protests become a heated topic, Lorenzo Alexander and Mike Tolbert wanted to show the Bills players do more than just kneel. The duo decided to work with the team's community relations team to orchestrate a day of five community events to benefit Buffalo youth. Over 30 Bills volunteered and chose the location they'd like to visit. "It's something…

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Enjoy this free sample of the extensive Bills coverage available on BNblitz.com. To subscribe, visit BNblitz.com. The Buffalo Bills have another option at their uncertain offensive tackle position. Fourth-year veteran Seantrel Henderson, who started 26 games at right tackle in 2014 and 2015, was activated Monday to the Bills' 53-man roster. Henderson last week cam…

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Each time a Bills defender drags an opposing ball carrier down this season, he’s doing a small part to help someone in need of food assistance. The Bills have teamed up with Campbell’s Chunky Soup and Tops Friendly Markets to donate 20 cans of soup to local food banks for every defensive tackle. In its fourth year, the Tackle Hunger initiative has provided more than…

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Forcing turnovers and preventing the big play have been the trademarks of the Buffalo Bills' defense this season. The Bills again played take-away Sunday but couldn't prevent two difference-making long-gainers in their 20-16 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. Buffalo was one of only three NFL teams that had not allowed a pass play of 40 or more yards through the first f…