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Buffalo Bills news, 8/2: Bills will join Andre Reed in Canton

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Andre Reed is already in Canton, Ohio, where he received his Hall of Fame gold jacket on Friday evening. The Bills are headed there themselves for Sunday night's preseason opener against the Giants.

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Andre Reed links

( Sights and sounds: Enshrinees' Gold Jacket Dinner
If you only have time to click one Bills link this morning, it should, without a shred of doubt, be this one.

(The Buffalo News) Reed finally joins his peers
Tim Graham on an exhausting and exhilarating Friday in Canton for Reed.

(Democrat & Chronicle) Andre Reed's time has come
Sal Maiorana's excellent column on Reed's career and upcoming Hall of Fame enshrinement.

( Andre Reed Hall of Fame induction: Ranking his 10 best moments with the Bills
Bet you can't guess what comes in at No. 1 on this list.

(The Morning Call) Andre Reed gets his Hall of Fame gold jacket in Canton
Reed's hometown newspaper is covering his enshrinement this weekend, as well.

(Democrat & Chronicle) Andre Reed's heart 'beat a bit faster' when he saw Jim Kelly in Canton
From Friday's media session, Reed talks to reporters about what it means to him that Jim Kelly is in Canton this weekend.

( Andre Reed on Jim Kelly: 'The toughest guy I've ever met'
Reed's brief interview with NFL Network, in which Kelly is again discussed, as is his long wait for the Hall call.

( Bio blast: Andre Reed
If you prefer the infographic delivery method for Reed's awesomeness, this is the link for you.

( Reed to be second to last in speech order
Tonight's festivities begin at 7 p.m. ET (on NFL Network and ESPN2), but Reed won't be speaking until much later in the evening. Derrick Brooks, Claude Humphrey, Aeneas Williams, Walter Jones, and Ray Guy all precede him.

Team sale links

(The Buffalo News) Reed passionate about seeing Bills remaining in Buffalo
Reporters are still peppering Reed with questions about his comments on Jon Bon Jovi, from which he has not backtracked.

(New York Post) Billionaire Tom Golisano to pursue Buffalo Bills
With the bid deadline extended, Tom Golisano is expected to add his name to the list of bidders early next week, according to the Post.

(WGRZ) Commissioner Goodell Comments on Bills' Future
Adam Benigni from Canton, where he reported on Roger Goodell's media session, in which he discussed the state of the sale of the Bills.

(Forbes) Buffalo Bills Sale Has Turned Into A Circus
Hot takes, really get you goin'
Pick you up when you feel you're slowin'
This guy, he always serves 'em right away
With a smile and 'Have a nice day!'

Training camp links

(WGR 550) Bills Training Camp Observations: Day 11
Chris Hairston was back in the lineup for the Bills on Friday, but instead of playing right guard, he played left tackle. Time will tell if that's something more than just needing Hairston at tackle for the preseason opener.

(ESPN) Buffalo Bills Camp Report: Day 13
Meanwhile, at right guard, Cyril Richardson continued to split first-team reps with Kraig Urbik. It'll be interesting to see if that continues in tomorrow night's preseason opener.

(The Buffalo News) Bills notebook: Hometown hopeful Gaines gets noticed
Doug Marrone didn't have much to offer on Jimmy Gaines, but the undrafted rookie is still making a good impression at linebacker this summer.

( Doug Marrone wants Hall of Fame to inspire Bills, and 5 observations from Bills training camp
Lee Smith was back on the field Friday night, so the Bills may have more than two healthy tight ends for Sunday, after all. Also: Marquise Goodwin has a hamstring injury, so we probably shouldn't expect to see him play in Canton.

( 4 things to take from Friday’s practice
Bobby Felder has been a hot name at camp this week. Also of note, C.J. Spiller has been encouraged by the progress of the offense over the last couple of days.

( Bills Roundup: Friday Night News and Highlights
Chris Brown recaps the news and adds highlights to Friday night's practice recap. (Which, after I type this and re-scan the headline, you probably already guessed he did.)

(The Buffalo News) Bills now must decide Spiller’s fate
Spiller has heard the supposed trade rumors about him - I'd call it more speculation than anything substantial - and he's doing his best to tune it all out.

( Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson contract extension details
Mike Rodak drops the contract details for Fred Jackson. It includes a $100,000 workout bonus next spring, and $9,375 bonuses for every game that he's active.

( Bills training camp just another challenge in life filled with obstacles for Anthony 'Boobie' Dixon
Anthony Dixon talks with reporters about the struggles of his youth and his journey to the NFL.

(WGR 550) Bills' Watkins Can't Wait To Play His First Game
Sammy Watkins is ready to put on a show in his NFL (preseason) debut tomorrow night.

( Virtual Rookie Card: Sammy Watkins
I'll bet you that somewhere inside, Watkins is sick to death of answering these types of questions.

(CBS Sports) Bills training camp: Is EJ Manuel the man to get Buffalo back to playoffs?
Pat Kirwan spent time at Bills training camp this weekend, and came away with the same impression that everyone else did: it's all on EJ Manuel.

(The Buffalo News) EJ Manuel, Doug Marrone raving about Chris Hogan's contributions
This is a short one, and the headline clearly explains exactly what the article is about.

( Making the Best of His Opportunity – JMS 8/1
Speaking of Chris Hogan, he was a guest on The John Murphy Show on Friday, along with Brian Moorman.

( Bills Camp night practice tickets limited
If you're planning on attending one of the Bills' remaining night practices, you had better snag your tickets quickly.