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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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A reader in this week's Bills mailbag asked Jay Skurski, "Where do you rank Josh Allen 1-32 among starting quarterbacks?" What a great question. I bet if you went around Western New York asking people that, you'd get answers everywhere from the late 20s all the way up to the low teens, and maybe even a few fans who'd put him in the single digits. If you have some time t…

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Tyree Jackson wasn’t going to bite. His ready answer for practically every question reporters asked after Friday’s practice at Buffalo Bills rookie minicamp included some variation of him being “excited” and focused on “getting better each day.” The former University at Buffalo quarterback, whom the Bills signed as an undrafted free agent, wasn’t going to venture any…

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The Buffalo Bills suddenly have an opening on their quarterback depth chart after veteran Derek Anderson informed General Manager Brandon Beane on Thursday that he intends to retire. Anderson, who makes his offseason home in Arizona, had not participated in the team's offseason conditioning program to this point. In an interview with The Buffalo News, Beane confirmed th…

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As former University at Buffalo quarterback Tyree Jackson continued to go unselected in the draft, an ESPN camera crew found him asking aloud, “Did I kill somebody or something? Like, what did I do recently?” The Buffalo Bills didn't mind his slide, though, and quickly scooped up the local product as an undrafted free agent. Vic Carucci detailed Jackson's draft-weekend …

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In the end, Tyree Jackson popped the cork of a champagne bottle and allowed himself to celebrate. Surrounded by family, friends and his agents, the former University at Buffalo quarterback managed to find a reason to smile and laugh after an agonizing three days of watching last month’s NFL draft. “It definitely didn’t go as planned,” Jackson is captured as saying by…

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General Manager Brandon Beane, Head Coach Sean McDermott Saturday, April 27, 2019  Q: Can you confirm that Tyree Jackson has agreed to sign with the Bills? Beane: We're still working on it. It's not finalized, but we do have an agreement in place. Get him in here, have to pass a physical and all that stuff. But yes, we're excited to have Tyree [Jackson] if it all works …

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With the addition of an eight-man draft class, the Buffalo Bills' roster stands at 80 players. That means there is room for 10 undrafted free agents to sign before the Bills reach the 90-man offseason limit. The pursuit of those UDFAs began shortly after the conclusion of Saturday's NFL Draft. General Manager Brandon Beane will compete with the other 31 teams to sign pl…

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It’s finally here. After months of buildup, the first round of the NFL draft gets started at 8 p.m. Thursday in Nashville. The Buffalo Bills have the ninth overall pick – barring a trade – and several different directions they can go. That means it’s time for a draft edition of the mailbag. Let’s get to it. Joseph Spinelli asks: If the choice was yours, who do you…

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There will be quarterback drama for the Buffalo Bills in the first round of the NFL draft. The questions that impact the Bills are: How many quarterbacks are taken ahead of them in the top eight picks? Will a team try to trade up to the Bills’ No. 9 spot to get a quarterback? The two teams above the Bills most likely to take a QB are Arizona at No. 1 and the Ne…

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University at Buffalo quarterback Tyree Jackson and St. Francis product Jake Dolegala are among those taking part in the Bills' local pro day Friday. Local pro days are a way for teams to look at players in their home area -- either players who attend college or reside in the area are allowed to participate. There is no limit to how many players a team can invite and th…

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The Detroit Lions and Miami Dolphins recently had representatives visit the University at Buffalo campus to meet with quarterback Tyree Jackson, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. Jackson is projected among the top 10 quarterbacks available and could be a mid-round choice. He has been working with quarterback consultant Jordan Palmer in California, but also has spent…

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INDIANAPOLIS – It’s not exaggeration to say Saturday will be one of the most important days in Tyree Jackson’s career. The University at Buffalo quarterback will take the field inside Lucas Oil Stadium to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine. It’s Jackson’s first, and biggest, opportunity to show the improvement he’s made in the last six weeks, which he’s spent in Ca…

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INDIANAPOLIS – Brandon Beane joked Thursday that he’s resting more comfortably now than he was a year ago at this time. That’s because he’s not obsessing over who is going to play quarterback for the Buffalo Bills. That job belongs to Josh Allen, with Matt Barkley and Derek Anderson behind him. “I sleep a little bit better than I was last year at this time,” Beane sa…

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INDIANAPOLIS – New year, same story at the NFL scouting combine. Like always, quarterbacks will be the focus when on-field workouts begin inside Lucas Oil Stadium. While the 2019 class is not as prolific as the much-hyped group of 2018, there are plenty of intriguing storylines to follow when quarterbacks take the field Saturday. The Buffalo Bills find themselves in …