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    Bills OL coach: We need to get better at running the ball efficiently

    USA TODAY Sports Though the Bills finished the 2020 season second in yards and points scored, it wasn’t because of their run game. The Bills were slightly below average on the ground, netting 1,723 yards and averaging 4.2 yards per carry. Both figures ranked 20th in the league. Devin...
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    Bruce Smith: ’90s Bills had a gay player, the rest of the team didn’t care

    Getty Images It’s widely been believed that any gay players on the locker rooms of yesteryear remained deeply closeted for fear of being bullied or judged or ostracized. That wasn’t the case universally. Hall of Fame defensive end Bruce Smith recently told TMZ.com that the Bills of the 1990s...
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    Report: Baker Mayfield, Browns have had no substantive talks yet

    Getty Images Who goes first? Baker Mayfield‘s camp is in no hurry to get the quarterback a mega extension. Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports the Browns and Mayfield’s representation have had no substantive talks and negotiations could stretch into the season. “The lines of...
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    Buffalo defensive line coach excited to coach Bills’ top two draft picks

    Getty Images The Bills made clear that they wanted to improve their pass rush in this year’s NFL draft, choosing defensive end Gregory Rousseau in the first round, and defensive Carlos Basham in the second round. Bills defensive line coach Eric Washington is excited about the possibilities that...
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    Citing desire to not be a “distraction,” Cole Beasley clams up on vaccine issue

    Getty Images Bills receiver Cole Beasley said plenty last week about the rules regarding vaccinated and unvaccinated players. He now has something more to say: He’s done saying anything about it. “I said all I needed to say,” Beasley told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “I’m just living a normal...
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    Bills sign Eli Ankou, Nazair Jones, place Bryan Cox Jr. on injured reserve

    Getty Images The Bills had three open roster spots before Tuesday. They announced the signings of defensive tackles Eli Ankou and Nazair Jones. Both signed one-year contracts. Ankou has played in the NFL since 2017 when he joined the Texans as an undrafted free agent out of UCLA. He also has...
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    Bills sign Eli Ankou

    Getty Images The Bills have signed defensive tackle Eli Ankou after his visit, Sal Capaccio of WGR 550 reports. It leaves Buffalo with two open roster spots on their 90-player roster. Ankou visited Buffalo in May but left without a deal. He most recently was with the Falcons, a short stay...
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    Fans will not have to be vaccinated to attend Bills games

    Getty Images There will be no vaccination requirement for fans to attend Bills games this year. Erie County owns the Bills’ stadium, and county officials have been saying they would not permit unvaccinated fans to attend Bills games this year. But on Sunday Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz...
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    Eli Ankou visiting Bills

    Getty Images Defensive tackle Eli Ankou‘s May visit with the Bills did not result in a deal, but a June meeting could have a different result. Sal Capaccio of WGR 550 reports that Ankou is in Buffalo for the second time this offseason. The Bills have three open roster spots, so a deal could...
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    Reports: Bills plan new stadium in Orchard Park

    Getty Images The Bills are planning a new outdoor stadium in Orchard Park, New York, according to multiple reports. Thad Brown of WROC reports the new stadium, which will have a partial covering for fans, will take 3-5 years from start to finish. The Bills could open their new facility as...
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    County officials say only fully vaccinated fans will be allowed at Bills games

    Getty Images Some Bills players are declining to get the COVID-19 vaccine, but Bills fans are being told they can’t attend games unless they’re fully vaccinated. The Bills play at Highmark Stadium, which is owned by Erie County, and Erie County officials are continuing to say that unvaccinated...
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    Cole Beasley doubles down on his anti-vaccine sentiment

    USA TODAY Sports On Thursday, Bills receiver Cole Beasley unfairly assailed the NFL Players Association for agreeing to rules that give vaccinated players far more freedom in 2021 than players who refuse to get vaccinated. On Friday, Beasley posted a lengthy statement explaining his position on...
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    Who signs first: Lamar Jackson, Baker Mayfield, or Josh Allen?

    Getty Images Ravens coach John Harbaugh got it right the other day when he said that it’s basically a “done deal” that quarterback Lamar Jackson will sign a second contract. Jackson will indeed get a second deal. As will Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield and Bills quarterback Josh Allen...
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    Star Lotulelei: I’m just happy to be back

    Getty Images Defensive tackle Star Lotulelei elected to opt out of the 2020 season due to the pandemic, but returned to the Bills for mandatory minicamp this week. Lotulelei said Tuesday that he felt his decision not to play last year was what was best for him and his family, given all the...
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    Travis Kelce: AFC has good teams all over the place

    Getty Images Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce said recently that he thinks they and the Browns are “definitely neck and neck” when it comes to teams who can contend in the AFC, but that doesn’t end the list of teams that are on his radar heading into the 2021 season. Kelce was asked about that...
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    Josh Allen: The AFC Championship Game loss is still sitting with us

    Getty Images The Bills had one of their best seasons in decades last year, winning the AFC East for the first time since 1995. But it didn’t end quite the way they would’ve liked. Kansas City beat Buffalo in the AFC Championship Game 38-24 in a game that really wasn’t even as close as the...
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    T.J. Yeldon, Zane Gonzalez trying out with Panthers

    Getty Images It looks like Ha Ha Clinton-Dix won’t be the only tryout player at Panthers minicamp this week. Per Joe Person of TheAthletic.com, running back T.J. Yeldon and kicker Zane Gonzalez are also attending Carolina’s mandatory minicamp on a tryout basis. A second-round pick in the 2015...
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    Devin Singletary blocking out the noise

    Getty Images Devin Singletary had fewer touches, fewer rushes, fewer yards from scrimmage and fewer rushing yards than he did his rookie season despite playing four more games than he did in 2019. The Bills running back averaged 4.4 yards per carry and 42.9 yards per game as the Bills ranked...
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    Brandon Beane wins PFWA’s Jack Horrigan Award

    Getty Images The Professional Football Writers of America have selected Bills General Manager Brandon Beane as the 2021 winner of the Jack Horrigan Award. The award is given to the league or club official for his or her qualities and professional style in helping the pro football writers do...
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    Tommy Sweeney happy to be back with Bills after myocarditis scare

    Getty Images Buffalo Bills tight end Tommy Sweeney had his 2020 season cut short after a bout with COVID-19 left him with myocarditis and a need to refrain from physical activity for months. Via Jay Skurski of the Buffalo News, Sweeney – who was been cleared to returned to the field with the...
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