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Jerry Hughes felt like he was back in grade school. On the bus ride from Spartanburg, S.C., to Charlotte, N.C., following the Buffalo Bills’ joint practices last month with the Carolina Panthers, coach Sean McDermott made a pit stop. The entire team – 91 players, plus coaches and staff – stopped at Lemmons Farms in Gaffney, S.C. McDermott used to visit the farm regul…

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The Bills have started forming their practice squad and General Manager Brandon Beane revealed the first group of names when he met with reporters Sunday. Wide receiver Duke Williams, whom many thought might make the 53-man roster, was added, with Beane saying he was "crossing his fingers" that Williams would pass through waivers. The Bills opted to use the internati…

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From the minute he drafted him, Brandon Beane has positively glowed about Devin Singletary. The Buffalo Bills’ general manager called the rookie running back from Florida Atlantic the most fun player he scouted during the 2018 college football season. He raved about Singletary’s vision and instincts, calling those “rare” traits. Even so, it wasn’t known just how quic…

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All it takes is one poor preseason performance to get Bills fans fired up. This week’s mailbag tackles questions on Zay Jones, Duke Williams, Josh Allen, the Bills’ punting competition and plenty more. Let’s dive right in … John Jarzynski asks: Why is Zay Jones still in the equation? Because they drafted him? TaRey Dillard asks: Would you take Duke Williams over Z…

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Once was a novelty, a fun moment in the fourth quarter of the first preseason game. Twice, though, is enough to ask – could Christian Wade really have a future with the Buffalo Bills? The former rugby star has captured the imagination of fans and teammates with his remarkable runs in the team’s two preseason games. First came a 65-yard touchdown run against the India…

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This week’s Bills Mailbag leads with the phenomenon that Christian Wade is becoming. It also hits on the crowded competition at wide receiver, Tyree Jackson’s chances of making the practice squad, whether it's time to start worrying about Stephen Hauschka and plenty more. Let’s get right to it … @BigD50786709 asks: Why does everyone say Christian Wade can’t make the tea…

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Christian Wade added another first to his football resume: First reception. A week after wowing by taking the first touch of his career 65 yards for a touchdown, Wade caught a short pass from Tyree Jackson and evaded tacklers to go 45 yards to inside the Panthers' 5. "Awesome. Awesome,"  coach Sean McDermott said. "I could feel the sideline like a tidal wave about to…

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The fourth quarter of an NFL preseason game is usually a time fans would rather forget. Christian Wade, however, gave the diehards who stuck around at New Era Field on Thursday night something to remember. Wade, the 28-year-old running back and former professional rugby player who was allocated to the Buffalo Bills as part of the International Player Pathway program,…

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Former British rugby star Christian Wade stole the show and lit up social media with a 65-yard touchdown run on his very first carry in his very first NFL game, speeding past deep reserves in the fourth quarter of the Bills’ 24-16 victory against the Indianapolis Colts in the preseason opener for both teams on Thursday night at New Era Field. But the more critical perfo…

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The Buffalo Bills added even more competition to their roster at tight end Monday by signing Lee Smith to a three-year contract. The deal, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, is worth up to $9 million. Smith, 31, returns to the Bills after previously spending four seasons with the team from 2011-14. He most recently was with the Oakland Raiders for four year…

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A crowded Buffalo Bills running back room will have to make room for one more. With its third-round pick, No. 74 overall, the team selected Florida Atlantic running back Devin Singletary on Friday night -- a pick that promises to produce plenty of speculation. Singletary joins a running back depth chart in Buffalo that already includes LeSean McCoy, Frank Gore, T.J. Yel…

Analysis

With less than two weeks remaining until the NFL Draft, it's as difficult as ever to predict which direction the Buffalo Bills will go with their first-round draft pick. With a roster that doesn't have a lot of crying needs, General Manager Brandon Beane has no shortage of options -- both with his draft position and the players he targets. This week's mailbag thoroughly…

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The Buffalo Bills are going international in hopes of finding a hidden gem. The team announced Monday that former British rugby player Christian Wade has been allocated as part of the International Player Pathway program. Wade, who is 5-foot-9 and 196 pounds, gave up rugby last October in hopes of pursuing an NFL career and began training for football as a running back/…