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Thu, May 30, 2019

By Rich Campbell No one will soon forget Khalil Mack’s Chicago Bears debut. How he thwarted a Packers drive by ripping the ball from backup quarterback DeShone Kizer. How he picked off a screen pass, broke a tackle and galloped to the end zone. All in the second quarter of a nationally televised Sunday night game at Lambeau Field. Somehow, the perennial All-P…

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A look at how the players from Western New York and local colleges currently in the NFL fared during the 2018 regular season. Eagles S Corey Graham: The Buffalo native, a 33-year-old 12th-year veteran, appeared in 13 games and made nine starts. He finished with 53 tackles (41 solo, one for loss), five passes defensed and one interception. Graham also made two tackles on…

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LeSean McCoy has eluded media members much better in the last week than he has defenders. The Buffalo Bills’ running back was a no-show on the field and in the losing locker room after his team’s 41-9 loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday at New Era Field. McCoy gained just 10 yards on 10 carries in the loss. Over the last three weeks, McCoy has run 24 times … for 24 y…

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The Buffalo Bills' newest wide receiver will be on the field Sunday at New Era Field. Terrelle Pryor, who was signed by the team Tuesday, is active against the Chicago Bears. Inactive for the Bills are: quarterback Josh Allen (elbow), quarterback Derek Anderson (concussion), linebacker Tremaine Edmunds (concussion), defensive end Trent Murphy (knee), wide receiver Cam P…

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Khalil Mack might not play in Sunday's game against the Bills, but he represented his time at the University at Buffalo upon his arrival at New Era Field. Mack was wearing UB gear as he got off the bus and headed to the locker room. Mack, who did not play last week against the Jets, is listed as questionable with an ankle injury. He did not practice Wednesday and Thu…

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A number of football players with ties to Western New York have gone on to play for the Buffalo Bills. But many have not. Here are the 25 "best who got away." This list was compiled through Buffalo News research in consultation with John Boutet, the site and exhibit chairman for the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame, and Dick Gallagher, who coordinates the annual W…

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Decades before Khalil Mack returned as a feared opponent, as he will when the Chicago Bears play the Buffalo Bills on Sunday at New Era Field, long before the superstar linebacker set the NCAA record for forced fumbles at the University at Buffalo, way before he was even born, before the AFL-NFL merger and the first Super Bowl and a stadium was built in Orchard Park, there…

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Everything you need to know, plus what I’ll be watching for Sunday when the Buffalo Bills host the Chicago Bears. TV: Fox. Announcers: Chris Myers (play-by-play), Daryl Johnston (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 (…

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Throughout the 2018 season, The Buffalo News will track the performances of players from both Western New York and local colleges who are currently in the NFL. Here are their results in Week 3: Eagles S Corey Graham: The Buffalo native made two tackles and one pass defensed in a 20-16 win over Indianapolis. He saw a big increase in playing time from Week 2, taking 47 de…

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Throughout the 2018 season, The Buffalo News will track the performances of players from both Western New York and local colleges who are currently in the NFL. Here are their results in Week 2: Eagles S Corey Graham: The Buffalo native made one tackle on defense and one on special teams in a 27-21 loss to Tampa Bay. He played 16 defensive snaps (28 percent) and 9 on spe…

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Khalil Mack is on the move. The former University at Buffalo star was traded Saturday morning by the Oakland Raiders to the Chicago Bears, according to multiple reports. The price tag, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, is two first-round draft picks, plus "more." Mack skipped all of training camp and the preseason in Oakland as he attempted to land a contract …

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When was the last time a preseason game generated this much buzz? I wouldn't be surprised if there are 60,000 people in the stands Sunday when the Buffalo Bills host the Cincinnati Bengals at New Era Field. The highlight, of course, will be rookie quarterback Josh Allen working with the starters – an excellent opportunity for him to win the starting role for the season …

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Quarterbacks, as you might have predicted, are a popular topic in this week’s Bills Mailbag. Here, for example, are four questions generated after Buffalo’s 19-17 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. Joey D. asks: Gotta be Josh Allen with the start next game. Gotta see him with the ‘ones.’ Thoughts? Brad Hesch asks: Is Josh Allen…

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It's hard to believe, but we're only five days away from football. The annual Hall of Fame game takes place Thursday between the Baltimore Ravens and Chicago Bears in Canton, Ohio. Aside from being the first game of the new season, Bills fans may be interested to tune in and see the Ravens, Buffalo's Week 1 opponent. Like the Bills, the Ravens have a first-round rookie …

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Throughout the 2017 season, The Buffalo News tracked the performances of players from both Western New York and local colleges who are currently in the NFL. Here are their results from the regular season and playoffs. • Eagles S Corey Graham: The Buffalo native appeared in 14 games with one start in the regular season, making 38 tackles, two interceptions and four passe…