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This is the fourth in a series previewing each position on the Buffalo Bills before the July 25 start of training camp. The Buffalo Bills’ situation at tight end is best described as unsettled heading into the start of training camp. The starter the past four years at the position, Charles Clay, was released at the start of the offseason – a move that was expected af…

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If there was any doubt about Charles Clay’s future with the Buffalo Bills, it was eliminated Sunday. By making their starting tight end a healthy inactive against the New England Patriots, the Bills sent a clear message that Clay isn’t long for Buffalo. “Just coach's decision,” coach Sean McDermott said. “Production and looking at young guys. When you have opportunit…

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INDIANAPOLIS – The game was still very much there for the taking Sunday when Charles Clay made a back-breaking mistake. The Buffalo Bills’ tight end’s lost fumble in the red zone was a critical play in what turned into a blowout loss to the Colts. The Bills trailed, 6-0, at the time and had reached the Indianapolis 13-yard line when Clay had the ball knocked away from h…

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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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Everything you need to know, plus what I’ll be watching for Sunday when the Buffalo Bills visit the Green Bay Packers: TV: CBS. Announcers: Ian Eagle (play by play), Dan Fouts (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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MINNEAPOLIS – Micah Hyde has come to expect what he saw Sunday from Tre’Davious White. “I told him in the offseason he can be the best corner in this league,” the Buffalo Bills’ safety said of his second-year teammate Sunday. “Like coach says all the time, it's a process, we understand that, but he's been putting in the work and I think he's mentally ready to take that …

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MINNEAPOLIS – Truth be told, a blowout was expected Sunday. Just not this kind. Keyed by a lights-out defensive effort, the Buffalo Bills put together the upset of the young NFL season, shocking the Minnesota Vikings, 27-6, at U.S. Bank Stadium. For as outstanding as rookie quarterback Josh Allen played in the first half, the defense matched him every step of the …

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The Buffalo Bills go into Sunday's home opener against the Los Angeles Chargers at New Era Field with just four healthy wide receivers. Rookie Ray-Ray McCloud still isn't ready to return to the lineup as he deals with a knee injury, so he was declared inactive. He was questionable for the game. That follows veteran Jeremy Kerley being released Saturday in a numbers crun…

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Even the one time the Buffalo Bills did sack Joe Flacco on Sunday was a bit of a disappointment. With the Baltimore Ravens leading 17-0 early in the second quarter, Flacco dropped back to pass. Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes came racing into the backfield, and looked to have a free shot on Flacco. Instead of taking down the Ravens’ quarterback, however, Hughes whiffed…

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The last remaining starting job on the Buffalo Bills has gone to Phillip Gaines, for now. The team announced Sunday morning that Gaines would start at cornerback against the Baltimore Ravens. Gaines had been in a competition with Vontae Davis for that job. Davis was ruled inactive Sunday. Davis described himself Friday as "healthy" and "definitely encouraged." But he…

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No room for any extended introductions to the mailbag this week. With the season opener on tap, we're loaded with questions. Let's get to them ... Jimmy Zolnowski asks: Other than Josh Allen and Tremaine Edmonds, who are the young guys the Bills want to build around? Jay: We shouldn’t limit this to only rookies, although the two Jimmy mentioned are at the top of the …

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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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CLEVELAND – Here are 10 observations from the Bills' 19-17 victory against the Cleveland Browns on Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. 1. The Buffalo Bills’ offensive line did quarterback AJ McCarron and running back LeSean McCoy no favors. Whether it was failing to open holes or provide pass protection, the starting five up front was a mess. The Bills’ first four driv…

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1. AJ McCarron’s turn with the starters. We’re assuming this, but it would make sense given the rotation the team has used throughout training camp. All of the quarterbacks played well in the preseason opener, meaning the competition to be the starter remains wide open. McCarron can make his case with a strong showing against a Cleveland team that has a pair of good pass r…

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PITTSFORD — Brian Daboll demands a lot from his tight ends. The Buffalo Bills' offensive coordinator previously coached the position, and expects his players to be able to perform as blockers and pass catchers. "Those guys have to understand all of it," Daboll said Monday. "It never seems like there's enough meeting time for tight ends, because you're pulling half th…