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From the minute he drafted him, Brandon Beane has positively glowed about Devin Singletary. The Buffalo Bills’ general manager called the rookie running back from Florida Atlantic the most fun player he scouted during the 2018 college football season. He raved about Singletary’s vision and instincts, calling those “rare” traits. Even so, it wasn’t known just how quic…

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It’s harder to make the Buffalo Bills in 2019 than it was in 2018. That’s exactly the way General Manager Brandon Beane and coach Sean McDermott want it. “If you’re building your roster the right way, that’s what you want,” McDermott said after Thursday night’s preseason finale, a come-from-behind, 27-23 victory over the Minnesota Vikings. "You want those tough decis…

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Devin Singletary was never the biggest or fastest player on the field when he played running back at Florida Atlantic University. The same will be true when he makes his professional debut soon with the Buffalo Bills. Normally, Singletary’s size-and-speed combination – 5-foot-7, 203 pounds and 4.66-second 40-yard dash – would be viewed as a detriment. Lane Kiffin …

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This is the third part of a series looking at 10 questions facing the Bills entering training camp, which begins July 25. Today’s question: Is LeSean McCoy still the man at running back? Brandon Beane did his best to get out in front of the question before it even could be asked. Minutes after the Buffalo Bills’ general manager selected Florida Atlantic running back …

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This is the second in a series previewing each position on the Buffalo Bills before the July 25 start of training camp. The Buffalo Bills have an overabundance of running backs heading into the start of training camp. Last year’s starter, LeSean McCoy, is back for what could be his final season with the Bills. His contract expires after this year. He’s joined by a…

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The expected has occurred: Danny Crossman is out as the Buffalo Bills' special teams coordinator. Crossman was fired Thursday by coach Sean McDermott after a disastrous 2018 season for the Bills' special teams. Buffalo finished the year last in rankings compiled by analytics website Football Outsiders. Crossman, who joined the Bills in 2013, amazingly served under th…

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Sean McDermott was asked Monday during his season-ending press conference if it was fair to grade his team on a curve, given the youth of the roster and the salary cap situation heading into the year. “I understand where you’re coming from with that and I’m more concerned right now with the direction of the organization, the direction of our football team,” the Buffalo …

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The Buffalo Bills have signed wide receiver Victor Bolden off the San Francisco 49ers' practice squad. Bolden played four regular-season games this season and then was moved to the practice squad. He was suspended for the first four games for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances. Bolden takes the roster spot of running back Marcus Murphy, who …

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The Buffalo Bills’ youth movement kicked into another gear Sunday. The team had six rookie undrafted free agents playing on offense or defense during a 14-13 win over the Detroit Lions. “We feel good about it. I mean, obviously, we haven’t won as many games as we wanted to win, but the fact remains that we’re building this football team, I feel like, the right way,” …

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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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Buffalo Bills running back Marcus Murphy was downgraded to out with an arm injury, and undrafted rookie free agent Keith Ford injured a leg late in the third quarter. That left the Bills with zero healthy running backs for a short period of time before Ford returned. LeSean McCoy (hamstring) and Chris Ivory (shoulder) are inactive. Murphy came off the field holding h…

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The Buffalo Bills are down a pair of running backs. Both starter LeSean McCoy and backup Chris Ivory are inactive Sunday against the Detroit Lions at New Era Field. McCoy is out because of a hamstring injury, while Ivory won't play because of a shoulder injury. Both players were hurt last week against the Jets. That leaves Marcus Murphy and Keith Ford as the two opti…

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Bills running back LeSean McCoy carried just two times for 1 yard Sunday before being knocked out of the game with a hamstring injury. Now, he's set to undergo an MRI to learn the severity of that injury, according to a report Monday morning from NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Rapoport said the results indicate that McCoy will be considered day-to-day this week, leading…

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Grading the Bills RUNNING GAME: A The top-10 rushing attack from the past few seasons emerged Sunday as the Bills rushed a whopping 46 times for 212 yards and two touchdowns. LeSean McCoy finally had room to run, and took advantage with 113 yards on 26 carries. With Chris Ivory out of the lineup because of injury, Marcus Murphy took over as the No. 2 running back and…

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Guess who’s back, back again? Shady’s back, tell a friend. Buffalo Bills fans had that Eminem song lyric running through their heads Sunday while watching LeSean McCoy run through the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. McCoy finally had the breakout game everyone has been waiting for, rushing 26 times for 113 yards and two touchdowns in the Bil…