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Head Coach Sean McDermott Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Opening Statement: Alright, good afternoon, let’s get started. The following players will not participate in practice today: Tenny [Palepoi], Tenny has an illness, Zay Jones with the knee [injury], Trent Murphy, you guys have seen Trent out there, he’ll do some, he’ll participate some in practice, just not the team pe…

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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 …

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Our Bills beat reporter Vic Carucci took a road trip to Berea, Ohio, last week to spend some time with two players who played prominent roles in ending Buffalo's 17-year playoff drought – quarterback Tyrod Taylor and cornerback E.J. Gaines. "Does Sean McDermott know you're here?" Taylor joked upon greeting Carucci. Preferring to focus on his future with the Browns, T…

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Kim Pegula wields unprecedented power as co-owner and president of both the Buffalo Bills and Sabres. She is one of only two women in the NFL with full control of the day-to-day management of a team and the only current female president in the NHL. On top of that, Pegula serves on three NFL ownership committees — Super Bowl and Major Events Advisory, Business Ventures a…

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We are still two full months away from the start of Buffalo Bills training camp. Organized team activities got underway last week and the team hasn't yet announced the date players will report to St. John Fisher College. But Bills fans can't help but wonder which veterans could be in jeopardy of being left off the official 53-man roster at the end of preseason. Asked…

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In Vic Carucci's latest piece from his exclusive interview with Kim Pegula, the Buffalo Bills' co-owner and president shared how being part of the NFL's Super Bowl and Major Events Advisory Committee can be depressing at times. "Because it just makes you realize that (Buffalo) can't get (a Super Bowl), when they show the amount of infrastructure – from hotels to airport…

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In the second chapter of our five-part series on the cultivation of Josh Allen, enterprising reporter Tim Graham transports readers to Firebaugh, Calif., the small farming town that shaped the new Buffalo Bills quarterback. In extensive interviews with The Buffalo News over the past month, those who've raised, coached and taught Allen were unanimous in their insistence Al…

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Josh Allen grew up on fertile land. In the opening installment of his five-part series on the community that cultivated the next great hope at quarterback for the Buffalo Bills, News sports reporter Tim Graham takes us to the farming fields in Firebaugh, Calif. You can examine his University of Wyoming stats and video clips, but you won't truly know Josh Allen until yo…

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What effect will Russ Brandon's abrupt resignation as president of both the Buffalo Bills and Sabres have on the One Buffalo enterprise's relationships with corporate partners? Owners Kim and Terry Pegula say nothing will change, and several business executives who spoke to News reporter Stephen T. Watson indicated the same. "Their corporate partners say they plan to…

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The Buffalo Bills begin rookie minicamp today. Coach Sean McDermott will address reporters at 11:20 a.m. before getting his first chance to work with quarterback Josh Allen and the rest of the Bills' first-year players on the practice field. [Everything you need to know about the Bills' eight draft choices] Rookie signings: The Bills reached contract terms with half …

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The dust has started to settle from the latest round of roster renovations at One Bills Drive. Following free agency and one of the most critical drafts in franchise history, Vic Carucci assesses the offseason for [BN] Blitz, going position by position to determine whether there have been more pluses or minuses. Trent Murphy faces easy transition: The Bills' new defe…

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Want to be first in line to purchase individual game tickets, Bills fans? There's an app for that. Those who have downloaded the My One Buffalo mobile app will have access to a presale offer on tickets beginning at noon today and continuing through 10 a.m. Tuesday. Group tickets (12 or more) will go on sale at 9 a.m. Tuesday and individual game tickets will become avail…

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After selecting eight players in the NFL Draft, the Bills had room for 12 players as undrafted free agents. But the work does not end there. The Bills also have extended invitations to a dozen players for tryouts at next week's rookie minicamp. Here is the current list, according to reports or social media posts from the players or colleges: Keith Ford, RB, Texas A…