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NFL teams are fond of looking at the schedule in quarters. When the Buffalo Bills do so, they’ll come away feeling awfully good about the first one of the 2019 season – even if it ended on a sour note. The Bills went 3-1 in the first quarter of this season, a record that has them in a postseason spot if the season ended today. The one loss came Sunday against the New…

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Through four games of the 2019 NFL season one thing is definitely clear in Buffalo – the Bills’ secondary is elite. That was showcased last week as the Bills held Tom Brady and the New England Patriots' offense to only nine points. What’s more impressive is that Buffalo held Brady and Co. to 18 completions on 39 pass attempts for 150 yards passing and an interception. W…

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A new year has so far not brought new results for the Buffalo Bills’ special teams. The “third phase of the game” was one of the main reasons the team lost to New England on Sunday. The Bills gave up a blocked punt that was returned for a touchdown and missed a 49-yard field goal at the end of the first half, plays that proved pivotal in a 16-10 loss at New Era Field…

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This week’s Buffalo Bills Mailbag leads off with some questions on the current crop of wide receivers. It also hits on depth at cornerback, the right tackle rotation and compares the defenses of the Bills and Patriots. Let’s dive in … $pastic5ive asks: If they’re not going to use Robert Foster, why not cut him and bring up Duke Williams? Jay: Ask yourself this: If th…

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Wendy Wallace couldn’t find her eldest son. It was early one morning at Three Points Child Care Center, one of several small businesses the Wallace family owned in Tucson, Ariz., and the teen was once again trying to avoid his responsibilities, whether helping his father cook or keeping an eye on the kids. “Levi Wallace, report to the office!” Wendy announced over th…

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – John Brown and Cole Beasley were expected to add a boost to the Buffalo Bills’ passing game. Through two weeks, however they’ve done more than that. They’ve carried it. Brown and Beasley were again quarterback Josh Allen’s favorite targets Sunday in a 28-14 victory over the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. Brown was targeted eight times and…

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Here is my Buffalo Bills report card for the 28-14 victory against the New York Giants. RUNNING GAME: A Every facet of the running game clicked Sunday. Frank Gore grinded out 68 yards on 19 carries. Devin Singletary was the home-run hitter again, gaining 57 yards on just six carries – an average of 9.5 yards per carry. Only three players in fr…

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The message plastered on TVs throughout One Bills Drive on Thursday was unmistakable. A tweet from NFL Network’s Kimberly Jones that conveyed New York Giants coach Pat Shurmur’s thoughts on Josh Allen before the 2018 draft appeared on screen. It read: “Pat Shurmur said before the 2018 draft, #NYG thought QB Josh Allen ‘had a chance to be a starter’ in the NFL. Seems lik…

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PITTSFORD – The Buffalo Bills didn’t have to look far for their newest offensive lineman. The team announced before the start of Tuesday’s final practice of training camp at St. John Fisher College that it signed offensive tackle Jarron Jones, a Rochester native who played in high school for Aquinas. Jones had actually been in Rochester over the weekend for the Park …

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PITTSFORD – The Buffalo Bills’ abbreviated stay in suburban Rochester wrapped up Tuesday. The team broke training camp at St. John Fisher College after 10 practices and will head home to Orchard Park to prepare for Thursday’s preseason opener against the Indianapolis Colts. The 20th annual camp at Fisher was shorter than usual because the team will head to South Carolin…

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PITTSFORD – Here are my top takeaways from Day 7 of Bills training camp at St. John Fisher College. 1. Dialing it back. The Bills practiced in shorts and shells Thursday after four consecutive workouts in pads. As such, the intensity level was down a couple of notches. With a night practice looming Friday at New Era Field, coach Sean McDermott went heavy on veteran rest…

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Part of the job for the Buffalo Bills’ media relations department is preparing player biographies. Players are asked for an interesting or unique story from their lives, which can then sometimes serve as the basis for a media interview. One of the first players communications coordinator Qadeer Morgan interviewed this offseason was cornerback Kevin Johnson. They got …

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The Buffalo Bills couldn't have asked for two better days to start training camp. The team practiced under perfect conditions at St. John Fisher College at 9:45 a.m. Thursday and Friday, and will do so again both days this weekend. The return of football brings with it my regular duty handling the Bills Mailbag. Let's get to your questions ... Brendan Sweet asks: …

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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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E.J. Gaines learned a valuable lesson last year: The grass in Cleveland isn’t necessarily greener than it is in Buffalo. Gaines is back with the Bills after a one-season detour down the 90 westbound with the Browns. The veteran cornerback, who is entering his sixth NFL season, returned to Buffalo on a one-year contract worth up to $2.1 million. That’s just about half…