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The Buffalo Bills got at least a glimmer of good injury news Monday. After losing five starters at one point during Sunday’s 14-7 win over the Tennessee Titans, coach Sean McDermott started his Monday press conference by announcing that for at least one of them – center Mitch Morse – the update was positive. “He’s moving in the right direction with his ankle,” McDerm…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – At one point in the second half Sunday, the Buffalo Bills had lost five starters to injury. Out went veteran center Mitch Morse, and in went veteran offensive lineman Spencer Long, who has 44 career starts. Out went rookie right tackle Cody Ford – who was pulling full-time duty with veteran Ty Nsekhe out because of an ankle injury – and in went Rya…

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The Buffalo Bills don't have any major surprises on their inactives list ahead of Sunday's season opener against the New York Jets at Metlife Stadium. Wide receiver Andre Roberts (quad) and tight end Tyler Kroft (foot) won't play because of injuries. The Bills' healthy inactive players are offensive tackle Conor McDermott, guard Ike Boettger, of…

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Everything you need to know, plus what I’ll be watching for Thursday when the Buffalo Bills open the preseason against the Indianapolis Colts at New Era Field. TV: ABC. Announcers: Andrew Catalon (play by play), Steve Tasker (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 …

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PITTSFORD — Another day, another injury along the Buffalo Bills' suddenly ravaged offensive line. Reserve tackle LaAdrian Waddle left Sunday's practice at St. John Fisher College on a cart after suffering an apparent leg injury, the latest setback for an offensive line that has struggled to find any sort of continuity during training camp. Waddle joins center Mitch M…

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Here are my observations from the Bills’ eighth practice of training camp Friday night: 1. Tommy Sweeney isn’t quite the last man standing at tight end for the Buffalo Bills, but it’s getting close. Sweeney, a seventh-round draft pick out of Boston College, has risen up the depth chart this summer mostly because of what’s happening around him. Presumed starter Tyler …

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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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PITTSFORD – Here are my top takeaways from Day 6 of Buffalo Bills training camp at St. John Fisher College. 1. Injuries starting to take their toll. Coach Sean McDermott started his press conference Wednesday by announcing that center Mitch Morse is in the NFL’s concussion protocol. Morse was given a veteran rest day Sunday, followed by a day off Monday. It raised some …

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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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Barring and unforeseen move, the Bills will enter training camp with 16 offensive linemen on the roster. It can be hard to keep them all straight. But if that sounds like you, you're in luck: Mark Gaughan's training camp preview of the offensive line sorts things out nicely. Here's how the position looks entering camp, from left to right across the line: Left tack…

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Jordan Poyer had a message for Josh Allen on Wednesday. After the Buffalo Bills’ safety knocked down a pass in the end zone from the team’s second-year quarterback, Poyer yelled “don’t do that, Josh.” It wasn’t exactly clear whether Poyer meant don't attempt that throw against him, or in general. What was clear, though, is that the competition level for a June min…

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NFL teams usually dread the period between the end of minicamp and the start of training camp. It’s a time when players return home, unwind, and sometimes find themselves in trouble. The Buffalo Bills didn’t have to wait for that period to start next month, though, as trouble found rookie linebacker Tyrel Dodson last weekend. Dodson was arrested in Scottsdale, Ariz.,…

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The Buffalo Bills’ injury report Tuesday read more like a particularly tough week in the regular season. Before the team headed out to the practice field, coach Sean McDermott read a lengthy list of players who wouldn’t participate, including three of the team’s big free-agent additions. “Tyler Kroft yesterday sustained a broken foot and will have surgery today,” cam…

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Props to you, the readers, for providing some great questions this week in the Bills Mailbag. A programming note: If yours didn't make it this week, I've got it saved for next week. Let's get to it ... Viva Los Bills #PonchoPower asks: What returning starter from last season is the most likely not to make the team in 2019? Jay: First of all, well done on the name.…

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The 2011 collective bargaining agreement gave teams the option of adding a fifth year onto the standard four-year rookie contract for their first-round draft picks. The decision comes in the offseason after the player's third year. The Bills have had an astonishingly low rate of success getting their first-round picks to the fifth-year option. The Bills declined to pick…