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The Buffalo Bills’ grip on a playoff spot is slipping away. Back-to-back (ugly) losses to the New York Jets and New Orleans Saints have dropped the Bills to 5-4. While they currently hold the sixth and final postseason spot in the AFC, there is no shortage of teams giving chase. One of those is Sunday’s opponent, the Los Angeles Chargers. A win for the Bills woul…

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The analytics website Pro Football Focus uses color coding for its grading of NFL players. Green is good, white is average and red is bad. As you might imagine following Week 10, there was plenty of red following the Bills’ performance against the New Orleans Saints. On offense, just one “green” was recorded. That was by rookie left tackle Dion Dawkins. “I do…

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It looked like Kelvin Benjamin was going to have himself a day. The Buffalo Bills’ new receiver caught a 9-yard pass on the second play from scrimmage Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. Twice more on the opening drive, Benjamin was targeted by quarterback Tyrod Taylor, although those passes fell incomplete. Things changed dramatically from that point, though, f…

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1. The Bills aren’t giving up hope on rookie receiver Zay Jones playing Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, but Thursday was not a step in the right direction. Jones missed his third practice of the week as he deals with an ankle injury suffered in Week 9 against the New York Jets. “He’s still day to day,” coach Sean McDermott said. “He’s made progress.…

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WR Kelvin Benjamin Q: You see your buddy Cam [Newton] yesterday, saying we lost a great player, he’s still not too happy about the situation, did you catch what he said? A: I heard about it. He’s right, but you have to keep moving. It’s the business of the game, have to go out there and execute and play games. They had the Falcons [yesterday], and they won, they …

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Travaris Cadet spent all of last year with the Saints, as well as the 2012, 2013 and 2014 seasons. The Bills signed him ahead of this week’s meeting with New Orleans, but his familiarity with the opponent seems like a much smaller factor in the decision than his versatility. Cadet was brought in to replace running back Taiwan Jones, who broke his arm while attempting …

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After losing reserve running back Taiwan Jones to a season-ending broken arm in Thursday night's loss against the New York Jets, the Buffalo Bills Saturday signed Travaris Cadet to take his place. The 6-foot-1, 210-pound Cadet is a sixth-year NFL veteran. He had seen his most recent action in the league during three games with the Jets this season. He joined the New Orl…