Buffalo Bills news, 6/13: defense dominates day two

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The defense has been well ahead of the offense so far in minicamp. On Wednesday, practice ended with four straight sacks in the two-minute drill.

Bills’ Fred Jackson feels the burden of proof - The Buffalo News

Jerry Sullivan concludes his column with: "It’s an old story, I know, but the man has been underestimated before."

Defense shows no mercy in second minicamp practice - Press Coverage | The Buffalo News

"The Buffalo Bills' defense ended the second minicamp practice of the week in all-out piranha mode Wednesday."

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Minicamp Practice Notes - Day 2 - BuffaloBills.com
"Wednesday was a day where the defense was turning in plays with regularity at Bills minicamp. This is the time of year when a defensive unit is typically ahead of an offensive unit knowing how much more synchronization is required on offense. Knowing Buffalo’s attack also has a new scheme, three new quarterbacks and they’re facing a defense that is as varied as any in the NFL, seeing the Bills defense carry play wasn’t a surprise."

Bills Roundup: Defense Shines on Minicamp Day 2 - VIDEO - BuffaloBills.com
"Check out all the highlights from the second minicamp practice plus hear from both coordinators as they assess the practices so far." You can also check out videos of Mike Pettine and Nathaniel Hackett talking to reporters following practice.

New Bills had time off ‘fathered’ in - The Buffalo News
"I spent a lot of that time going through that first couple weeks of trying to learn from the little one because at that point they dictate everything," said Lawson, whose wife, Stephanie, gave birth in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Bills’ Dowtin a veteran in Pettine’s ‘D’ - The Buffalo News
"I know a little bit more than the other guys, but I don’t consider myself a vet," Dowtin said. "I haven’t really played a year in the league yet. It’s one of those things where if I do know a little more, I can help the guys around me. We’re all learning together."

Jim Kelly's wife on recovery: 'This is a hard time right now for him' - Press Coverage | The Buffalo News
"As part of the annual Hunter's Hope telethon and auction on WGR, Jill Kelly was a guest on 'The Howard Simon Show' this morning and gave an update on her husband's recovery."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills' Legursky Brought In To Challenge To Start
"In his first two days on the practice field, he's even gotten time with the first-team near the end of each practice on Tuesday and Wednesday. It's clear the Bills want to see what he's all about and if he is indeed the answer to occupy the space between left tackle Cordy Glenn and center Eric Wood."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - 5 Observations From Bills Mini-camp: Day 2
After going 4/5 on the first day, all five of Joe Buscaglia's observations came from the defense on Wednesday. Aaron Williams and Jerry Hughes impress in their new roles while Stephon Gilmore had a nice day, too.

Three steps to success: Bills step into the unknown - SBNation.com
E.J. Manuel exceeding expectations, Doug Marrone seamlessly transitioning, and Mike Pettine improving the defense are the three steps to success. If the Bills can get some progress from the new quarterback this year, it will be a success to Peter Berkes.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills Kolb Not Thinking About EJ Manuel
"I’ve seen quite a few offenses now and I’ve seen what works and what doesn’t, in my opinion" Kolb said. " What’s funny is, when I sat down with them(Marrone and Hackett), they asked me that question first and I gave them my answer and they started giggling and laughing. I said ‘what’s so funny?’ and they said ‘let us tell you our philosophy’ and it was pretty darn close."

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