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Former University at Buffalo quarterback Tyree Jackson was drafted in the ninth round, 65th overall, in Phase 1 of the XFL draft on Tuesday by the DC Defenders. Oddly enough, the Defenders' other quarterback also has Buffalo ties as Bills' 2016 fourth-round pick Cardale Jones was among the eight assigned quarterbacks before the draft began. Jones spent one season with t…

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Jerry Hughes felt like he was back in grade school. On the bus ride from Spartanburg, S.C., to Charlotte, N.C., following the Buffalo Bills’ joint practices last month with the Carolina Panthers, coach Sean McDermott made a pit stop. The entire team – 91 players, plus coaches and staff – stopped at Lemmons Farms in Gaffney, S.C. McDermott used to visit the farm regul…

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Former University at Buffalo quarterback Tyree Jackson will work out for the Detroit Lions on Monday, NFL Media's Tom Pelissero reported. Jackson was signed by the Bills as an undrafted free agent and was with the Bills through the spring and the preseason until he was released Saturday. Jackson cleared waivers and could sign with the practice squad of any team if he…

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Tyree Jackson is in line for an extended audition Thursday. The Buffalo Bills’ rookie quarterback is likely to get the start in the preseason finale against the Minnesota Vikings at New Era Field. Barring injury, Jackson will get the entire game as he tries to show the coaching staff and front office he’s worthy of continued employment, either on the 53-man roster, or m…

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Jim Kubiak has been analyzing the play of the Buffalo Bills quarterbacks for BNBlitz.com. Kubiak is the all-time leading passer at Navy, has played in the NFL, NFL Europe and the Arena Football League, and has been a coach and executive in the AFL. He spent eight years as the radio analyst for the University at Buffalo and runs the Western New York Quarterback Academy to h…

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All it takes is one poor preseason performance to get Bills fans fired up. This week’s mailbag tackles questions on Zay Jones, Duke Williams, Josh Allen, the Bills’ punting competition and plenty more. Let’s dive right in … John Jarzynski asks: Why is Zay Jones still in the equation? Because they drafted him? TaRey Dillard asks: Would you take Duke Williams over Z…

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Josh Allen garnered the headlines Friday night for good reason. The Buffalo Bills’ second-year quarterback was superb against the Carolina Panthers, completing 9 of 11 passes for 102 yards. Allen wasn’t the Bills’ only quarterback to play lights out, though. Backup Matt Barkley had his second straight stellar preseason performance, going 8 of 10 for…

Analysis

Jim Kubiak has been analyzing the play of the Buffalo Bills quarterbacks for BNBlitz.com. Kubiak is the all-time leading passer at Navy, has played in the NFL, NFL Europe and the Arena Football League, and has been a coach and executive in the AFL. He spent eight years as the radio analyst for the University at Buffalo and runs the Western New York Quarterback Academy to h…

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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…

Analysis

Jim Kubiak has been analyzing the play of the Buffalo Bills quarterbacks for BNBlitz.com. Kubiak is the all-time leading passer at Navy, has played in the NFL, NFL Europe and the Arena Football League, and has been a coach and executive in the AFL. He spent eight years as the radio analyst for the University at Buffalo and runs the Western New York Quarterback Academy to h…

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Josh Allen knows exactly what Tyree Jackson is going through. The Buffalo Bills’ starting quarterback was in Jackson’s spot on the third team a year ago as he prepared for the first preseason game of his career. Allen wanted nothing more than to go out and put on a show under the lights. He did, too, uncorking a bomb to Robert Foster on his first play against the Car…

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PITTSFORD – When the Buffalo Bills' players reported to training camp Wednesday, Josh Allen felt comfortable in assuming the role of a grizzled veteran during a conversation with fellow quarterback Tyree Jackson. Keep in mind, Allen has all of one year of NFL experience and still doesn't need to do much shaving of the round, 23-year-old face that looks like it belongs t…

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You always know football season is just around the corner when Madden video game ratings are released. Bills defensive tackle Ed Oliver fared well in his first rating. His 79 overall grade is the second-best among all rookies, trailing only Jets defensive tackle Quinnen Williams (80), who was drafted third overall; Oliver went ninth. Ratings for veteran players have …

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The Buffalo Bills got an early start on their summer Thursday. Head coach Sean McDermott canceled the team’s final practice of mandatory minicamp and instead hosted a field day inside the ADPRO Sports Training Center. “I’ve been encouraged with the participation, with the attitude, with the work ethic,” McDermott said Monday. “The guys are coming together.” That’s…

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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…