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Vontae Davis' halftime retirement had a lot of players shaking their heads around the NFL on Monday. Former Bills linebacker Preston Brown, now with the Cincinnati Bengals, took it a step further related to the Bills. "I'm glad I'm not on that team," he told ESPN Bengals reporter Katherine Terrell. "There's some weird stuff going on up there." Brown said he had …

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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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Had the Buffalo Bills been shut out of the quarterback shuffle in the first round of the NFL Draft, Virginia Tech linebacker Tremaine Edmunds figured to be a consideration with the 12th overall pick. Instead, the Bills got both – taking Wyoming’s Josh Allen at No. 7 and then moving up again in the first round to select Edmunds 16th overall. Just like that, the team had …

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Lorenzo Alexander himself didn’t have Lorenzo Alexander Day marked on the calendar. It took the Buffalo Bills linebacker a moment to connect the date, May 7, with his jersey No. 57 when Arron Brown presented him with a plaque last week commemorating the coming Monday’s celebration at Pembroke Intermediate School. “This is the first time I’ve ever had that sort of recogni…

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This is the ninth installment of a position-by-position preview of the 2018 NFL Draft. Previous installments were on running backs, wide receivers, tight ends, offensive tackles, interior offensive linemen, cornerbacks, safeties and outside linebackers. Overview: The idea that linebacker isn’t a value position in today’s NFL will be put to the test next week. As many as…

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Brandon Beane and Sean McDermott were largely silent Monday about Richie Incognito. The Buffalo Bills' general manager and coach largely sidestepped any questions about the team's former left guard, who announced his retirement last week. "Um, you know, not going to really get into detail," Beane said. "Richie's on the reserve/retired list, which is not a part of our…

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Linebacker is high on the Buffalo Bills' list of needs heading into next week's NFL Draft. The team is acting like that's true by hosting some of the top prospects on pre-draft visits. The latest of those is Alabama's Rashaan Evans. Matt Zenitz of al.com reported Monday that Evans will take visits this week with the Bills, Bengals and Saints, bringing to nine the number…

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Former Bills linebacker Preston Brown has a big bonus coming his way courtesy of his new team, the Cincinnati Bengals. Brown is set to receive a $2 million workout bonus for participating in the team's offseason conditioning program, according to ESPN's Field Yates. That is by far the highest in the league. According to Yates, Eagles defensive tackle Haloti Ngata is …

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Star has diminished. That's what the analytics say about new Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Star Lotulelei. Asked to shine some light on his former player, Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera dismissed any data that suggests Lotulelei has slipped after five NFL seasons. "Let me tell you this about analytics," Rivera said, repeating one of his pet sa…

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Maybe it's just the endless winter, but it feels like the NFL Draft is taking even longer to get here this year than usual. Or it could be the endless hype/speculation over what the Buffalo Bills will do when it arrives. The possibility of adding a franchise quarterback has been analyzed in every conceivable way, but that won't stop us from debating it over another mont…

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The signings have slowed to a trickle around the NFL. After a frantic first week of free agency, most of the headline-grabbing moves have been made, but as the Buffalo Bills showed Monday, there is always work to be done. General Manager Brandon Beane added depth to the offensive line with the signings of former Bengals center Russell Bodine and former Raiders right tac…

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“The Bengals may have been saved from themselves in regards to Russell Bodine.” That’s how an article on the Cincinnati Bengals’ SB Nation page, cincyjungle.com, starts. As you can probably surmise, there is a significant portion of the Bengals’ fan base happy to see Bodine go to the Buffalo Bills, who signed the veteran center to a two-year contract Monday. Although…

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If NFL teams had best friends, there’s no doubt the Buffalo Bills would choose the Cincinnati Bengals. Dating back to the last week of the regular season, when the Bengals’ Week 17 win over Baltimore clinched a playoff berth for the Bills, the two Queen cities have had a bizarre symmetry. First, the two teams swung a trade that involved Buffalo sending Cordy Glenn to…

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A week ago, the Buffalo Bills had 18 players set to become unrestricted free agents. Now, five days after the market opened, just under a dozen of those players still do not have teams for the 2018 season. The Bills re-signed veteran defensive tackle Kyle Williams to a one-year, $6 million contract, while also re-signing running backs Travaris Cadet and Taiwan Jones …

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Washington free agent inside linebacker Will Compton will visit the Bills, according to ESPN's John Keim. The Bills signed former Redskin Trent Murphy on Wednesday. On Friday, Murphy said in an interview on the John Murphy Show that he might have a former teammate coming to Buffalo as his roommate. Compton, who is listed at 6-foot-1, 235 pounds, played in nine ga…