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When the Bills run: So long, LeSean McCoy. The Bills opted to go with Frank Gore, Devin Singletary and T.J. Yeldon. Here’s a hunch: Gore is the starter, perhaps for the entire season, but Singletary ends up with the most carries. Sending a message to the rookie that just because McCoy was released doesn’t make the job yours just seems like a Sean McDermott thing to do. Sin…

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If you couldn’t tell by looking at this special section, the Buffalo Bills’ success or failure in 2019 will rest largely on the performance of second-year quarterback Josh Allen. If his game rises to another level, so too should the Bills’ spot in the standings. If Allen regresses, though, serious questions could emerge about the future direction of the team. What ha…

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The wise guys might not believe in the Buffalo Bills, but the general public does. According to data released Tuesday from sportsbetting.ag and betonline.ag, the Bills have received the most bets to win the AFC East and the most bets to surpass their over/under win total of seven. Of course, the odds factor into that – a bet on the Bills to win the AFC East will pay way…

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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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This week’s Bills Mailbag leads with the phenomenon that Christian Wade is becoming. It also hits on the crowded competition at wide receiver, Tyree Jackson’s chances of making the practice squad, whether it's time to start worrying about Stephen Hauschka and plenty more. Let’s get right to it … @BigD50786709 asks: Why does everyone say Christian Wade can’t make the tea…

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The Buffalo Bills continue to search for the right combination along their offensive line. During Thursday’s preseason opener against the Indianapolis Colts at New Era Field, a new combination took the field – featuring Jon Feliciano at center. A free-agent addition from the Raiders, Feliciano has taken most of his snaps at guard during training camp, but the Bills elec…

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This week’s Bills Mailbag is stuffed full of questions about Mitch Morse, LeSean McCoy, the wide receiver competition and plenty more. Let’s get right to it … Honor asks: The head coach and general manager talked a lot about deciding to get along even when they disagree strongly. Do you believe Sean McDermott was strongly against Brandon Beane signing Mitch Morse since …

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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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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 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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T.J. Yeldon entered the NFL with great expectations. He was a college star at Alabama, ranking fifth on the program’s all-time rushing yardage list, with 3,322, and became the third running back chosen in 2015 when the Jacksonville Jaguars used the 36th overall selection in the second round on him. After four years, though, it’s fair to say Yeldon hasn’t quite lived …

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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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This week's Bills Mailbag focuses on LeSean McCoy's future, the biggest remaining position of need … and my son's golf game. Let's get right to it: Jim Eimer asks: Who will be the biggest surprise cut? If you were general manager, what is a blockbuster trade you would consider — either trading away or a position of upgrade? Jay: Both answers involve LeSean McCoy. The…

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Losing Kyle Williams is going to hurt the leadership of any locker room. The Buffalo Bills, though, look as if they should be able to withstand it. Veteran linebacker Lorenzo Alexander figures to immediately step into that role, but he’s already announced the 2019 season will be his last. That means the Bills will be looking for another defensive player to emerge. As…