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The Buffalo Bills got at least a glimmer of good injury news Monday. After losing five starters at one point during Sunday’s 14-7 win over the Tennessee Titans, coach Sean McDermott started his Monday press conference by announcing that for at least one of them – center Mitch Morse – the update was positive. “He’s moving in the right direction with his ankle,” McDerm…

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There is apparently no love lost between Tennessee Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan and two members of the Buffalo Bills' defensive line. Defensive end Shaq Lawson and defensive tackle Jordan Phillips have both gone back and forth Monday with Lewan on Twitter, a day after the Bills' 14-7 victory over Tennessee. It started with Lewan posting a Google search of "Shaq La…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – At one point in the second half Sunday, the Buffalo Bills had lost five starters to injury. Out went veteran center Mitch Morse, and in went veteran offensive lineman Spencer Long, who has 44 career starts. Out went rookie right tackle Cody Ford – who was pulling full-time duty with veteran Ty Nsekhe out because of an ankle injury – and in went Rya…

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Running game: B- It came alive at the end. Taking over with 4:12 left in the fourth quarter, the Buffalo Bills were able to run out the clock thanks to the ground game. After Frank Gore was stopped for a 1-yard loss on first down, T.J. Yeldon ripped off an 11-yard gain on second down to move the chains. Gore then went for 11 yards and followed that with a 19-yard gain. Af…

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NASHVILLE – The Buffalo Bills’ defense gave up a lone touchdown Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. Pretty good, right? Not exactly, according to safety Micah Hyde. “We didn’t play our best football,” Hyde said following his team’s 14-7 victory at Nissan Stadium. “We gave up seven points and I felt like we played a bad game. We gave up some big plays late in the …

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NASHVILLE – The Buffalo Bills will be without running back Devin Singletary for a third straight game. Singletary is on the list of inactive players for Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans due to a hamstring injury he suffered in Week 2. Coach Sean McDermott had previously said Singletary was "close" to being able to play in Week 4 against the Patriots, but with …

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This week's Bills Mailbag deals with Sean McDermott's struggles on challenges, Zay Jones' future, passing on Patrick Mahomes and the future at tight end, among much more. Let's dive in ... Sam Ruggiero asks: McDermott is a wonderful coach. He has built a powerful defense that is gaining increased recognition nationally. He seems to understand the game well. So, why is h…

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Much to the delight of Bills fans, wide receiver Duke Williams was signed to the 53-man roster from the practice squad Saturday. Willians takes the roster spot of Connor McDermott, who was waived earlier in the week. He was claimed by the Jets. With Williams, the Bills have seven receivers on the 53-man roster. The 6-3 Williams signed with the Bills in the off-sea…

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NFL teams are fond of looking at the schedule in quarters. When the Buffalo Bills do so, they’ll come away feeling awfully good about the first one of the 2019 season – even if it ended on a sour note. The Bills went 3-1 in the first quarter of this season, a record that has them in a postseason spot if the season ended today. The one loss came Sunday against the New…

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When the Buffalo Bills run: There’s a good chance rookie running back Devin Singletary will return following a two-game absence because of a hamstring injury. Singletary was “close” to playing last week against the New England Patriots, according to coach Sean McDermott. In his absence, Frank Gore continued to spit in the face of Father Time, rushing 17 times for 109 yards…

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Throughout the 2019 season, The Buffalo News will track the performances of players from Western New York and local colleges who are currently in the NFL. Here are their results in Week 4: • Browns C J.C. Tretter: The Akron product started and took all 69 offensive snaps for Cleveland in a 40-25 win over the Baltimore Ravens. Tretter, who is in his third season with the…

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Josh Allen remained in the NFL’s concussion protocol Monday, opening up the possibility of the Buffalo Bills having to turn to Matt Barkley for an important Week 5 game against the Tennessee Titans. Allen, the Bills’ second-year starter, suffered a concussion in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s loss to the New England Patriots when he was hit by the Patriots’ Jonathan Jon…

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A new year has so far not brought new results for the Buffalo Bills’ special teams. The “third phase of the game” was one of the main reasons the team lost to New England on Sunday. The Bills gave up a blocked punt that was returned for a touchdown and missed a 49-yard field goal at the end of the first half, plays that proved pivotal in a 16-10 loss at New Era Field…

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Running game: B Buffalo Bills running back Frank Gore is something else. He surpassed 15,000 career rushing yards, finishing with 109 yards on just 17 carries. The 36-year-old averaged 6.4 yards per rush, and hit his milestone with a classic, 41-yard run in which he knifed through the middle of the New England Patriots’ defense and bounced off of multiple tackle attempts.…