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The most popular question in this week's Bills Mailbag was some variation of whether rookie Josh Allen's promising performance in the first two preseason games has earned him an opportunity to start the next exhibition game and play his way into becoming the opening day starter. "In short, yes, I would start Josh Allen against Cincinnati in Week 3 of the preseason. I th…

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AJ McCarron started at quarterback for the Bills' second preseason game Friday night in Cleveland. But it could be a while before he sees the field again. After struggling to move the offense in his four series, McCarron sustained a hairline fracture in his collarbone, Vic Carucci reports. Rookie Josh Allen replaced McCarron and led the Bills on three scoring drives,…

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The Bills returned to St. John Fisher on Sunday for their final stretch of training camp. Coach Sean McDermott said the quarterback rotation will continue and declined to indicate who will start under center for Friday night's second preseason game at Cleveland. But the rep chart may have been disrupted late in Sunday's practice when quarterbacks AJ McCarron and Nathan …

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Enterprise reporter Jason Wolf takes us inside the huddle from rookie quarterback Josh Allen's preseason debut: "The rocket launcher arm, fleet feet and daring decision-making were apparent from the stands," Wolf writes. "But inside the huddle, Josh Allen's teammates noticed more." Inside the Bills: Jay Skurski handicaps the wide receiver race after a dozen training …

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Bills coach Sean McDermott said Sunday "there is a big opportunity for guys to continue to step up (and) show us what they’ve got," in the battle to start opposite Kelvin Benjamin at wide receiver. That was before the team acquired former first-round pick Corey Coleman in a trade with the Cleveland Browns late Sunday night and Zay Jones returned to the practice field af…

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Nathan Peterman is determined not to have his NFL career defined by his infamous five-interception debut. As Jay Skurski details in this week's Inside the Bills, the second-year quarterback is "a born fighter." "Peterman was born with a collapsed lung and broken collarbone," Skurski writes. "He spent the first week of his life in a neonatal intensive care unit. Doctors …

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It might be too early to read into the Bills' quarterback rotation at training camp, but there were two notable developments on the "rep chart" during the fourth day of practices at St. John Fisher College. AJ McCarron took all of the snaps with the first team during 11-on-11 drills Sunday, while rookie Josh Allen worked exclusively with the third team after getting fir…

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Paul Maguire, the punter/linebacker for the Buffalo Bills' back-to-back American Football League championships teams, longtime broadcaster for NBC and ESPN, and until this coming season, namesake for a club seating area at the Bills' Orchard Park Stadium, "still has the trademark wisp of blond hair framing his large, round face," Vic Carucci writes. "He still has the trade…

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Keith Ford wears his heartache on his sleeve. Three bullets tattooed on the Buffalo Bills' rookie running back's right bicep are a tribute to three friends lost to gun violence. “People usually get tattoos just to get tattoos, but after I go through trials and tribulations in my life, I want it to leave a mark,” Ford told Jay Skurski for his Inside the Bills column. “Th…

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The Buffalo Bills exceeded expectations in their first season under Sean McDermott and Brandon Beane. Now that the playoff drought has ended, is postseason contention the new standard for the coming years? Bills beat reporter Jay Skurski answers this question from reader Rick McGurie in his latest mailbag column: Beane is one of the most competitive guys I’ve been aroun…

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With the offseason program in the rearview mirror and training camp on the horizon, Jay Skurski looks even further ahead for his latest Inside the Bills feature, projecting what the 53-man roster could look like at the end of preseason. "Competition for jobs at wide receiver and defensive end should be of particular interest during training camp at St. John Fisher Colle…

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Before he became the “Wizard of Westwood” and won 10 national championships coaching basketball at UCLA, John Wooden found inspiration from watching how another coaching legend, Frank Leahy, ran his Notre Dame football practice. “I thought my basketball practices were well-organized and efficient. After observing Coach Leahy’s practice, I realized more work was needed,”…

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Before leaving Strikers Lanes, Rob Plant waited for an opening to approach Lorenzo Alexander. He wasn’t seeking an autograph or picture with the Buffalo Bills linebacker. Plant wanted to shake Alexander’s hand and say thank you. “Guys like him are the reason that I love the Bills as much as I do,” the 30-year season ticket holder from North Tonawanda said. “He’s a class…

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The Buffalo Bills have one more work week before going on summer break. With OTAs over, players report for mandatory minicamp this week and are then off until training camp opens in late July. Player physicals can be conducted today, and the team is scheduled to practice at noon Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. A second walk-through session is allowed as long as the tot…

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"This is not the easiest place to get to from Buffalo," Jay Skurski writes about his recent trip to Shreveport, La., hometown of the Bills' ascendant star cornerback, Tre'Davious White. "Ask most residents of Louisiana’s third-largest city, however, and they’ll tell you that getting here is nothing like the challenge of finding your way out." "Nowhere is that more true …