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Tyler Kroft can't catch a break. First, the Buffalo Bills' tight end suffered a broken right foot on the team's first day of spring practices. The injury kept him out of all of training camp, the preseason and the first two regular-season games. Kroft's return appeared to be imminent. He practiced fully Wednesday, but Thursday brought about another setback. Coach …

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Pete Metzelaars played for the Buffalo Bills. His great-grandmother performed for Buffalo Bill. And therein lies a tale. It’s a tall tale, in the case of Metzelaars, who is 6 feet, 8 inches, and a small one in the case of his great-grandmother, who was about the length of fourth-and-one. Mathilda Cajdos, better known by her stage name of Princess Nouma-Hawa, is va…

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The Bills' offense ran 17 plays from "10 personnel" in the Aug. 8 preseason opener against the Indianapolis Colts, according to Pro Football Focus. That was the most in the league in Week 1 of the preseason, and twice as often as it was used by any other team. It also is more often than they used that grouping all of last season. The Bills used "10 personnel" on one pla…

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Tight end Dwayne Allen, who visited the Bills this week, has signed a two-year, $7 million deal with the Miami Dolphins, NFL Media reported Saturday. Miami was the last of Allen's four visits that also included the Cleveland Browns and Detroit Lions. Allen, 29, is a 265-pounder who played 31 percent of the New England Patriots’ snaps last season. He caught only three…

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With the Friday release of Charles Clay, the Bills will have more flexibility to decide how to handle the position going forward. The free-agent class is headlined by Oakland’s Jared Cook, who set career highs with 68 catches for 896 yards and six touchdowns. He’s older at 31, but is still productive. Cook is coming off a two-year, $10.6 million deal that included $5…

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In a move that hardly came as a surprise, the Buffalo Bills released tight end Charles Clay on Friday. His departure gives the team $4.5 million in salary cap savings. The Bills will have $4.5 million in dead-cap money from Clay’s original $9 million cap figure, but will save $4.5 million by not having to pay his base salary. At roughly $79.5 million, the Bills have …