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The Buffalo Bills are about to have a new leader on the offensive line. The team will sign former Kansas City Chiefs center Mitch Morse to a four-year deal when the NFL's new league year begins at 4 p.m. Wednesday, according to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter. Morse would address a major need along the Bills' offensive line. The combination of Russell Bodine a…

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As the Bills entered the 2018 season, just 12 players remained from the 2016 roster, built by former General Manager Doug Whaley and ex-coach Rex Ryan. Just three players from the years 2010 to 2016 who were "drafted by Whaley" while he was GM or the right-hand man to Buddy Nix were still on the team at the start of 2018 – John Miller, Shaq Lawson and Adolphus Washington. …

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This week’s Mailbag has a heavy emphasis on how the Bills should go about rebuilding on the offensive side. Let’s get right to your questions … Greg Tompsett asks: Do you think it makes sense to view the offensive line rebuild as a two-year project: a few free-agent signings and multiple draft picks, then further investment in free agency and the draft in 2020, viewing …

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This is the next piece in a series analyzing the Bills' most significant questions entering the offseason. Part 5: What could the offensive line look like next year? Whether Dion Dawkins lines up at left or right tackle next season is a critical decision, but it may be the least of the Bills’ problems when it comes to addressing the offensive line. Buffalo could have…

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Welcome to the mailbag. This week, we're tackling the future of Thomas Davis, comparing the two Duke Williams, debating Shaq Lawson's future and projecting the number of trades the Bills will swing. Let's get to it ... Rick McGuire asks: Any chance the Bills sign former Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis? Seems to me he could be a great teacher/mentor for the younger guys…

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Brandon Beane’s perfect world involves re-signing his own free agents. We live in an imperfect world, though, so it remains to be seen whether the Buffalo Bills’ third-year general manager stands by that between now and March. The Bills have eight pending unrestricted free agents, which is a big change from last year, when Beane had 18 pending unrestricted free agent…

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UPDATED: A league source confirms the Bills' decision to fire offensive line coach Juan Castillo. PREVIOUSLY: The Buffalo Bills have reportedly made their first big move of the offseason. According to a report Tuesday night from CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora, the team has fired offensive line coach/run-game coordinator Juan Castillo. The Bills have not offic…

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Everything you need to know, plus what I’ll be watching for Sunday when the Buffalo Bills close out the 2018 season against the Miami Dolphins. TV: CBS. Announcers: Beth Mowins (play by play), Steve Beuerlein (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.…

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There’s always a connection to Buffalo. My family’s favorite Christmas song is “Do You Hear What I Hear?” Specifically, Vanessa Williams’ version. Williams and her husband, Jim — a Depew native — are big Bills fans. With that in mind, here’s this weeks’ Christmas-inspired Bills Mailbag … Sam Ruggiero asks: Which beloved Bills career will finally melt away next sea…

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Sometimes, when Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll calls for a scramble drill in practice, the offensive linemen have no clue it’s coming. It’s Daboll’s way of creating as close to a genuine feel as possible for the many helter-skelter runs that rookie Josh Allen has made in piling up 335 yards in the last three games. “He might just tell Josh to scramble, …

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A jam-packed Bills Mailbag this week, so without further ado ... Rick McGuire asks: It looks like the Jets will have about $106 million and the Bills $92 million available for free agency in 2019. I know money talks, but could you see players signing with Buffalo over New York for less because of the direction the team is headed, or will the “Big Apple” city life be mor…

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Jerry Hughes didn’t have anything to say Wednesday about his verbal confrontation with an official after Sunday’s loss in Miami, but the executive director of the NFL Referees’ Association did. "We fully expect the NFL’s review to clear Roy Ellison,” Scott Green wrote in a statement. “Video from last week's game shows he was verbally threatened by a player who has a wel…

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Sean McDermott took the glass-half-full approach Monday. With 24 hours having passed since a heartbreaking loss to the Miami Dolphins, the Buffalo Bills’ coach chose to focus on the positives. That starts with rookie quarterback Josh Allen. “I thought he grew, for sure,” McDermott said. “It looked like as the game went on, he got more comfortable, started to take a l…

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Buffalo Bills center Russell Bodine had season-ending surgery to repair a broken fibula, NFL Media's Ian Rapoport reported Monday. Coach Sean McDermott confirmed the surgery to reporters and said he expects Bodine to make a full recovery and be back with the team in the offseason Bodine was injured early in Sunday's 21-17 loss to the Miami Dolphins and was replaced b…

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Here’s what Sean McDermott had to say a week ago, after his team was penalized 13 times for 80 yards in a victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. “We can’t ignore those. Whether they’re accurate or not accurate, that’s for another time, but we can’t ignore that and expect to win games going forward. Good football teams don’t beat themselves, and we had opportunities to c…