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This is the 10th and final part of a series looking at 10 questions facing the Buffalo Bills entering training camp, which begins Thursday. Today’s question: Which undrafted rookie free agent has the best chance to make the 53-man roster? Levi Wallace and Robert Foster showed last year that undrafted rookies shouldn’t be counted out when it comes to making the Buffalo B…

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Barring and unforeseen move, the Bills will enter training camp with 16 offensive linemen on the roster. It can be hard to keep them all straight. But if that sounds like you, you're in luck: Mark Gaughan's training camp preview of the offensive line sorts things out nicely. Here's how the position looks entering camp, from left to right across the line: Left tack…

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This week's Bills Mailbag focuses on LeSean McCoy's future, the biggest remaining position of need … and my son's golf game. Let's get right to it: Jim Eimer asks: Who will be the biggest surprise cut? If you were general manager, what is a blockbuster trade you would consider — either trading away or a position of upgrade? Jay: Both answers involve LeSean McCoy. The…

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Losing Kyle Williams is going to hurt the leadership of any locker room. The Buffalo Bills, though, look as if they should be able to withstand it. Veteran linebacker Lorenzo Alexander figures to immediately step into that role, but he’s already announced the 2019 season will be his last. That means the Bills will be looking for another defensive player to emerge. As…

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On Thursday, the Bills released a 7-minute video showing scenes from inside their draft room. One of the biggest takeaways was how excited the front office was to land Oklahoma tackle/guard Cody Ford. GM Brandon Beane said on draft weekend that the team considered trading back into the first round to select Ford, but couldn't agree on compensation. Around the 2:30 mark …

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Dion Dawkins would like nothing better than to begin his third season with the Buffalo Bills at left tackle, the position he has played since his rookie year in 2017. Dissatisfied with the play of the offensive line during the team’s 6-10 finish in 2018, General Manager Brandon Beane aggressively addressed that area by signing six free agents at tackle and guard. At lea…

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The Bills selected Oklahoma offensive lineman Cody Ford in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday, and Ford was in town Saturday. Ford tweeted Monday that he was thinking about getting a tattoo for his new team. The suggestions quickly followed: Some, however, cautioned that he might want to rethink the idea. https://buffalo…

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Q: What's the plan going forward? Have you already started talking about if you'll play tackle? A: We've been meeting with the coaches all day. The plan right now is starting off at right tackle. Q: What is the backstory to him saying before the draft that Buffalo was where he wanted to end up? A: One of the local reporters came up to me and he was asking me about the p…

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The Bills have made four selections through the first two days of the NFL draft and have four more picks in Rounds 4-7 on Saturday. Here are how some national analysts grade the Bills' picks thus far. Luke Easterling, Draft Wire: Overall grade: A Love what the Bills have done overall thus far. Oliver was the No. 3 overall prospect on my board, so landing him at No. 9…

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Defense wasn't the problem on last year's Bills. It was the offense that struggled for much of the season. In the first round of the draft, the Bills made a move to help ensure their defense stays top-notch. But Day 2 was devoted to offense. The Bills made three picks in Rounds 2 and 3 on Friday, and all three selections were aimed at helping Josh Allen's offense imp…

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Try as the Buffalo Bills might to temper expectations, there can be no doubting their mission. Be a winner. Now. The “process” was a nice talking point for the first couple of years of the Sean McDermott-Brandon Beane regime. It’s time to set it aside for a real discussion about becoming a real force in the AFC East. In a matter of 10 weeks, the Bills have remade …

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Here are five things to know about Bills second-round pick Cody Ford from Oklahoma. 1. His first position as a Sooner was at guard. He came to Oklahoma as a guard and played there in his first two seasons. With threats to his playing time by Ben Powers and Dru Samia, he moved to fill the hole left by Orlando Brown, who was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in 2018. It tur…

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The Buffalo Bills turned their attention to the other side of the ball Friday night during the second round of the NFL Draft. The team traded up two spots to the 38th overall pick to select Oklahoma offensive tackle Cody Ford. To make the deal, Buffalo sent the 40th pick in the second round and No. 158 overall in the fifth round to the Oakland Raiders -- a pick that act…

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This is the fifth installment of a position-by-position preview of the 2019 NFL draft. Today: Guard-center. There doesn’t seem to be any guard or center in this year’s NFL draft worthy of a first-round pick, which isn't a problem for the Buffalo Bills given how aggressively they addressed the interior of their offensive line in free agency. However, teams looking to …