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Buffalo Bills news, 7/23: much ado about post-practice comments

The main themes of Tuesday's Buffalo Bills coverage centered on the struggles of the offense, and the difference in opinion regarding those struggles between Doug Marrone and EJ Manuel.

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(The Buffalo News) Bills notebook: How was Tuesday’s practice? It depends on who is speaking
Jay Skurski's Tuesday practice recap begins with a frustrated and blunt Doug Marrone talking about his offense.

(WGR 550) Bills Training Camp Observations: Day 3
Jim Schwartz gets Joe Buscaglia's coveted camp MVP award for Tuesday, thanks to a series of blitzes that allowed the defense to rack up a bunch of sacks.

( Buffalo Bills Camp Report: Day 3
Mike Rodak recaps Tuesday by questioning whether or not Seantrel Henderson is in shape, and talking about EJ Manuel and Marrone being on the same page.

( Bills Roundup: Run Game Shines in Padded Practice
Chris Brown and John Murphy focus on the positive, citing a strong performance from the running game and going over some highlights from Tuesday's practice.

( Camp Notes 7/22: Run game working, Tuel earns reps
Brown's written report from Tuesday goes into more depth about the success of the running game, and running through what the team's nickel defense looked like as the offense installed third-down packages.

( EJ Manuel, Doug Marrone differ on performance of Bills' offense at training camp Tuesday
Matthew Fairburn works the "Manuel and Marrone disagreed" angle to recap Day Three, as well.

(WGRZ) Bills offense struggles during Tuesday practice
Sal Maiorana tended to agree with Marrone's assessment of the offense more than Manuel's. (Given how much this angle was played up, it's sounding like most reporters were on Marrone's side.)

(Democrat & Chronicle) Maiorana: Bills Camp Day 3 recap
This is Maiorana's quick video recap from Tuesday's training camp practice.

(WIVB) Bills offense struggles on day three of camp
Steve Vesey's brief practice recap focuses on - you guessed it - the struggles of the offense.

( Doug Marrone: "It's a new year"
If you're keen on judging the difference of opinion between Marrone and Manuel for yourself, here is Marrone's post-practice press conference...

( EJ Manuel: "It felt like a lot of action today"
... and here is Manuel's. Problem, or no problem?

( Can't Miss Play: Watkins Up Close with Cameraman
Sammy Watkins snags a pass on the sidelines, right in front of a cameraman. Scrambling ensues.

( Can't Miss Play: Ron Brooks Interception
This is more like a fair catch on the part of Ron Brooks. Woof, Thad Lewis.

(WKBW) Day 3 Wrap: Dareus Back on Campus
Oh hey, by the way, Marcell Dareus is officially back on the St. John Fisher campus as of Tuesday evening.

( Jerry Hughes continues strong play and 5 other observations from Buffalo Bills training camp
Among Fairburn's early camp impressions, a quick anecdote on Pepper Johnson and Kyle Williams is the highlight. Kyle Williams is awesome.

(The Buffalo News) Kicking job is settled, but it's open competition for backup quarterback
If, like me, you were under the impression that Dustin Hopkins might have a slim chance at beating out Dan Carpenter for the kicking job, Marrone slammed that door in your face, hard, on Tuesday.

( Moorman booming them
Punting hang times at training camp! (Brian Moorman is out to an early lead for this job.)

(Democrat & Chronicle) Bills have four Buffalo natives on roster
I thoroughly enjoyed this article from Maiorana about Mike Williams, Corey Graham, Naaman Roosevelt, and Derek Brim.

(ESPN) Buffalo Bills' Sammy Watkins makes it look easy
Rodak is into this Watkins and Randy Moss analogy, eh?

(The Buffalo News) Bills’ Bradham feels blessed
Nigel Bradham talks about the lifestyle changes he's made, and he's reaping the benefits of that in training camp. Take note, Mr. Dareus.

(The Jim Rome Show) Marrone on Jim Kelly: ‘He’s the greatest representative we have of this region’
Marrone spent time talking to Jim Rome this week. A quick write-up and full audio of the interview right here.

( Under Review: T.J. Graham
Alexandra Vitale catches up with T.J. Graham to talk about his offseason and training camp.

(The Buffalo News) Bills name three Bill Walsh Minority Coaching Fellowship participants
Among the Bills' coaching fellowships, former Baltimore cornerback Chris McAlister is easily the biggest name.

(WKBW) Corner Joins Bills Personnel Dept. For Camp
Former Bills cornerback Reggie Corner is taking part of a Bills Personnel Development program at camp. He's breaking down film and attending meetings run by Doug Whaley through July 29.

( The Intangibles: Here’s How BillsMafia Can Support Marcell Dareus
At the time that Web Rumblings was published, I hadn't read this article from Robyn Mundy - but I'm going to, because I applaud the spirit behind it.

( Spikes: "The fans are die hard" – JMS 7/22
Brandon Spikes and analyst Steve Wyche were guests on Tuesday night's edition of The John Murphy Show.

(Democrat & Chronicle) Leo Roth: Curse of Doug Flutie or just rotten luck?
This article is about the Bills not having made the playoffs since moving camp to Fisher. Beware: there's a Timeline of Misery on this page, and you'll be landing on a picture of Kevin Dyson if you click this link.

(Democrat & Chronicle) Trivia: Take our Bills training camp quiz
I totally aced this. You probably will, too. Question No. 8 is pretty brutal.

(Bleacher Report) Welcome to NFL Training Camp, Rookie
Former Bills safety Matt Bowen talks about life in a NFL training camp. The piece includes a blurb on conditioning tests.