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Here's a look at stories from around the league on Wednesday, Sept. 27. 1. Mid-game analytic updates drive decisions for the Eagles. Before a fourth-and-8 play last week, Eagles coach Doug Pederson had a voice telling him to go for it – and not the imaginary kind with horns and a pitchfork on his shoulder. The Eagles have not one but two coaches up in the box with…

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Former Buffalo Bills player and current CBS announcer Steve Tasker joined John Murphy and Donald Jones on WGR-550 AM Wednesday. Tasker talked about what he saw on film in the Bills-Broncos game, how he likes the management of Sean McDermott, the difficulty of running against a nine-man box, the importance of going deep and the protests around the NFL. Tasker finished ch…

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Here's a look at stories involving the Buffalo Bills from around the country. 1. Sean McDermott's previous game plan for covering Julio Jones didn't work very well. Falcons receiver Julio Jones caught 12 passes for 300 yards and a touchdown in a game against the Panthers last season. Safe to say defensive coordinator Sean McDermott's game plan deserved some criticism…

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Head coach Sean McDermott Opening Statement: Couple things this morning before we get started. Injury wise, injury updates, the following players will not practice starting with Cordy Glenn still with the foot and ankle. Kyle Williams will not practice, as well as Lorenzo Alexander due to scheduled rest days. Marcell Dareus will be limited in practice, and Jerel Worthy …

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ESPN host Trey Wingo joined John Murphy and Donald Jones on WGR-550 AM on Tuesday. Wingo talked about the NFL player response to President Trump's tweets and commentary, the issues with complaints of the protests in light of Dallas being booed for kneeling prior to the national anthem, whether Buffalo's upset of Denver was overshadowed this weekend, the ridiculousness o…

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Here is a look at stories from around the league on Tuesday, Sept. 26. 1. The Chiefs placed kicker Cairo Santos on injured reserve. A lingering groin injury sent Chiefs kicker Cairo Santos to the injured reserve Tuesday, keeping him on the shelf for at least eight weeks. Santos was reportedly limited by the injury during the preseason, but played in all three regu…

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Thurman Thomas said Tuesday that he does not think the national anthem protests by NFL players should be seen as an affront to the military or public service officials. During his weekly appearance on the John Murphy Show, Thomas said the intent of the protests was to focus on injustice in the United States and respect for all. "It's not about the flag or the anthem ...…

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HEAD COACH SEAN McDERMOTT Q: How did you guys come out of the game injury wise, Coach? A: Still going through the evaluations at this point. At this point, we feel pretty good about the game and the injuries as far as that goes. We’re pretty fortunate at this point. Q: Sean, this morning Jim Kelly said that he lost a lot of respect for LeSean McCoy for what his ac…

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Buffalo Bills insider Chris Brown joined John Murphy and Donald Jones on WGR-550 AM on Monday. Brown talked about the Bills' performance on Sunday, Tyrod Taylor's passing being the key to victory, the offensive variance of Rick Dennison, and the upcoming game versus the Falcons. Murphy and Jones also discussed the pregame demonstrations around the NFL, the importance…

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Here is a look at stories around the league on Monday, Sept. 25. 1. Roger Goodell is "proud" of the league after Sunday's upswing in protests. Social injustice protests during the national anthem were at an all-time high Sunday after President Trump said he would like to see owners fire "son of a bitch" players who kneeled during the anthem. What did the NFL commissi…

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Here's a look at stories involving the Buffalo Bills from around the country. 1. Buffalo's 'important victory' ranked high in ESPN's Excitement Index The Bills defeat of the Broncos was the fifth-most exciting game from the seventh-most exciting slate of Sunday games since 2005, according to Bill Barnwell of ESPN.com. But it wasn't necessarily the Bills fourth-qua…

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BUFFALO BILLS HEAD COACH SEAN MCDERMOTT Q: Your defense, three weeks in a row now, has allowed you to do what you’ve done, [with only] two touchdowns [allowed] in three games. Just talk a little bit about how well that group is playing. A: You know, they’ve done a great job. I mean, they’re playing well. We had a couple plays today that got away from us but they are …

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Here's a look at stories involving the Buffalo Bills from around the country. 1. "There’s a reason the undefeated Broncos are ripe to get upset in Buffalo," the Denver Post wrote. That reason, according to columnist Mark Kiszla, is Bills' offensive coordinator Rick Dennison, who was a longtime Broncos coach and the offensive coordinator on their 2015 Super Bowl team.…