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Words have turned into actions for the Buffalo Bills. A little more than a year ago, a team meeting was called the night before a home game against the Denver Broncos. The push for social-justice reform had never been stronger in the league, spurred on by President Donald Trump’s inciteful comments about players who protested during the national anthem. Team owners T…

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Bills coach Sean McDermott said the chances of cornerback Tre'Davious White being able to play Sunday against Houston "look pretty good" and he is equally confident that safeties Micah Hyde and Rafael Bush can return to the lineup. Nobody was listed on the Bills' injury report for the game. White has an ankle injury and has been listed as limited in practice before b…

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The Buffalo Bills took a calculated risk in releasing safety Dean Marlowe this week. Given how well Marlowe played in spot duty during the Week 5 win over Tennessee, there was at least a chance he would have caught the eye of one of the other 31 teams. When the Bills released Marlowe on Tuesday to make room for quarterback Derek Anderson, any one of those teams could ha…

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What a change from a year ago at this time. The 2017 Buffalo Bills season got off to a surprising 3-1 start, capturing the attention and imagination of the team’s long-suffering fans. That hot start went a long way toward the Bills ending a 17-year playoff drought. Fast forward to today, though, and it’s a different story. The Bills have started 2018 with a 1-3 recor…

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GREEN BAY, Wis. – Grading offensive line play in the NFL can be subjective. Without knowing the assignments of each member, it’s hard to say who is at fault when a play breaks down. There are some measures to grade line play, though, and none of them are particularly kind to the Buffalo Bills right now. Rookie quarterback Josh Allen was under siege Sunday in a 22-0 l…

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Everything you need to know, plus what I’ll be watching for Sunday when the Buffalo Bills visit the Minnesota Vikings: TV: CBS. Announcers: Jim Nantz (play by play), Tony Romo (color analyst). Radio: Bills Radio Network. Buffalo-WGR 550 AM; Toronto-Fan 590 AM; Rochester-WCMF 96.5 FM and WROC 950 AM; Syracuse-WTKW 99.5 FM and WTKV 105.5 FM. Announcers: John Murphy (pl…

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As you might imagine, Nathan Peterman's meltdown in Week 1 inspired plenty of questions for this week's mailbag. Let's get to them ... Brendan Sweet asks: What are the chances the Bills bring in a veteran quarterback and release Nathan Peterman? If so, who would it be? Any chance they'd sign Colin Kaepernick? Brian Vattimo asks: Don’t you think the Bills should add a…

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Throughout the season at BNblitz.com, we'll be monitoring the Buffalo Bills' collective pass rush, the team's pass-blocking efforts and how they stack up to the rest of the NFL. Beyond that, we'll provide statistical analysis of the blocking and pass rush of Buffalo's upcoming opponent. According to PFF, against the Baltimore Ravens, the Bills were credited with 10 p…

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Pro Football Focus Senior Analyst Billy Moy will be contributing to BNblitz.com all season long.  Not mincing words, the Bills' Week 1 performance against the Baltimore Ravens was abysmal, with plenty of blame to go around. It would be unfair to pin the loss on the play in the trenches, but it's a good place to start. The passing game Of the 28 teams that played b…

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One player has lost his job in the wake of Sunday's embarrassing effort by the Buffalo Bills. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Monday evening that the team has waived defensive tackle Adolphus Washington. A 2016 third-round draft pick, Washington played 32 defensive snaps Sunday in a 47-3 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, finishing with a pair of tackles. By releasing Washi…

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The Buffalo Bills find themselves right back where they were at the start of training camp: Without a starting quarterback. Coach Sean McDermott chose not to say Monday if it will be Nathan Peterman or rookie Josh Allen under center Sunday for the home opener against the Los Angeles Chargers. “Still going through it,” McDermott said. “Certainly respect where everyone…

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Pro Football Focus Senior Analyst Billy Moy will be contributing to BNblitz.com all season long.  Last week we looked at how the wide receivers were shaping up midway through the preseason. This week, we move into the trenches to examine the offensive line. The Bills are going through a tremendous amount of turnover on their offensive line, and there have been some s…

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It’s been raining yellow during Buffalo Bills’ games this preseason. That’s because the team has been flagged for 36 penalties – 32 of which have been accepted – including a whopping 10 false starts. That number of called penalties against ranks eighth most in the preseason among teams that have played three games. “It’s unacceptable,” coach Sean McDermott said. “The…

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John Miller begins rattling off his favorite shows on HGTV. "Flip or Flop. Property Brothers. I'm into all that," the Bills' offensive lineman said, "because it helps me understand the numbers and how they demo things and stuff like that." Miller, who has joined his father flipping houses in his hometown of Miami, knows that if the foundation is solid and the roof lo…

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PITTSFORD -- An injury to John Miller during Monday's practice provided a glimpse into how the Buffalo Bills view their options along the offensive line. Stepping in for Miller at right guard was Ryan Groy, who to this point in training camp has worked exclusively at center, alternating with Russell Bodine between the starters and second unit. Coach Sean McDermott pu…