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The Buffalo Bills lost a potential chess piece for their offensive line Tuesday, placing guard Jeremiah Sirles on injured reserve. Sirles, 27, appeared in 12 games for the Bills in 2018. He has the ability to play tackle, guard or center, and was frequently used as a sixth offensive lineman in specific formations. He suffered a foot injury during spring practices. Th…

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Welcome to the NFL’s true offseason. The six weeks between the end of spring practices and the start of training camp is the only slow spot on the league’s calendar. With that in mind, a note of thanks to all of you who have produced such good questions week after week for the mailbag. Before I head out on my own summer vacation, here’s one last mailbag to wrap up the s…

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A reader in this week's Bills mailbag asked which position will feature the "most interesting roster competition" this summer. His suggestions were offensive line and wide receiver. The fight for starting jobs along the offensive line will be intense this year, especially at the guard positions, though you could argue that watching linemen may not qualify as the "most i…

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Props to you, the readers, for providing some great questions this week in the Bills Mailbag. A programming note: If yours didn't make it this week, I've got it saved for next week. Let's get to it ... Viva Los Bills #PonchoPower asks: What returning starter from last season is the most likely not to make the team in 2019? Jay: First of all, well done on the name.…

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Lorenzo Alexander is 35 years old. That fact continues to blow the minds of his teammates on the Buffalo Bills’ defense. “Zo's a beast. Everything he does for us, especially at his age, man, this dude is a beast,” safety Micah Hyde said. On Sunday, that included stepping into a new role. With Matt Milano out for the season because of a broken fibula, Alexander played…

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Grading the Bills RUNNING GAME: C- Without LeSean McCoy and Chris Ivory, it figured to be a long day on the ground. It played out that way, as the Buffalo Bills averaged just 3.2 yards per carry. They stuck with the run, though, rushing 37 times. Marcus Murphy had 35 yards on 11 carries before leaving with an arm injury. Rookie undrafted free agent Keith Ford came in…

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The public-address announcer inside the Buffalo Bills’ press box was having trouble keeping up with the injury announcements Sunday. Both the home team and the New York Jets dealt with several injuries during the visitors’ 27-23 victory. “The way the previous game we played against them went, we knew they were going to come in with an edge,” Bills safety Jordan Poyer…

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A toe injury suffered in practice Thursday won't keep Isaiah McKenzie out of the lineup Sunday for the Buffalo Bills against the New York Jets. McKenzie was listed as questionable after being limited in practice Friday by the injury. His availability took on more importance after the team released wide receivers Kelvin Benjamin and Andre Holmes earlier in the week. Undr…