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Buffalo Bills news, 7/5: receiving options are wide open

What will Scott Chandler's role be? Will Brad Smith make the roster? Will T.J. Graham step up? These questions about Buffalo's pass catchers are addressed in today's links.

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Matt Warren is Associate Director of NFL coverage for SB Nation and previously covered the Bills for Buffalo Rumblings for more than a decade.

#24 - How quickly will Chandler blend in? -

"The biggest thing for me is I want to get out there and show the coaches I can still do what I can do and show them the things that I can do," Chandler told "I’ve done almost everything under the sun as far as steps and stuff like that in rehab. I’m really excited to get out there and compete."

AFC East roster bubble: Brad Smith - AFC East Blog - ESPN

"That leaves just two spots for Smith and eight other receivers to compete this summer. Considering his high salary and low production, Smith is definitely on the hot seat this summer."

Year 2 critical for TJ Graham and Bills offense - Bills Mafia -- #BillsMafia

"The second year is typically the year that players step up, the learning curve is over. At this point Graham needs to be full speed ahead, or the Bills on offense will be two steps behind."

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Will EJ Manuel be ready for the season opener? Gregg Rosenthal takes his best shot at answering.

Evaluating Buffalo Bills Quarterback Kevin Kolb Through the Years | Buffalo Bills Draft
"It has been said that the best predictor of future performance is to evaluate past performance. By examining Kolb’s career from his college days as a Houston Cougar, and evaluating his career as a pro, we can have some idea as to what we can expect in 2013 from the 6 year pro."