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Buffalo Bills news, 8/6: Terry Pegula is a very rich dude

While the Bills returned to the practice field on Tuesday, Jon Bon Jovi re-submitted his ownership bid for the team and Terry Pegula made a cool $1.75 billion.

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(The Buffalo News) Source: Bon Jovi group will submit amended non-binding Bills bid today
If you were holding out hope that the Jon Bon Jovi group would give up and not re-submit their initial bid on Tuesday, you are apparently in for a letdown.

(The Buffalo News) Pegula closes on $1.75 billion land deal, drops hint he has more if he needs it
The quote that has people even more giddy about Terry Pegula, which he made in a statement yesterday about his East Resources, Inc. closing on a huge land deal: "Our team truly is a leader in the domestic oil and gas industry. Our affiliate companies still retain significant oil and gas assets in Colorado, Wyoming, New York, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania. We are not going away."

(Associated Press) Bills bidder Pegula closes on $1.75 billion deal
Pegula's quote is probably being over-analyzed a bit, but there's no doubt that he suddenly finds himself very cash-flush.

(WGR 550) Updated Look At Ralph Wilson Stadium Renovations
The WGR dudes took a tour of the renovated Ralph Wilson Stadium on Tuesday. Here's a photo gallery.

(WGR 550) Bills Training Camp Observations: Day 12
Now more than two weeks into training camp, should we start worrying that the Bills' offensive line continues to stink up the joint?

(ESPN.com) Buffalo Bills Camp Report: Day 17
I enjoyed Mike Rodak's description of a Manny Lawson "sack" on a play in which he wasn't blocked in this practice recap.

(Syracuse.com) Chris Hogan pushing Robert Woods, and 5 observations from Bills training camp
It doesn't look like this Robert Woods story is going away any time soon, as Chris Hogan continued to take first-team slot reps on Tuesday.

(BuffaloBills.com) Bills Roundup: Tuesday News and Highlights
Chris Brown's news roundup and highlights from last night's practice.

(BuffaloBills.com) 4 things to take from Tuesday’s practice
It's looking like Jeff Tuel has established a decisive early lead on Thad Lewis in the backup quarterback competition.

(BuffaloBills.com) Watch: EJ Manuel Nice Throw to Robert Woods
Hogan may be the first-team slot receiver, but Woods continues to make plays, at least.

(BuffaloBills.com) Can't Miss Play: Thad Lewis Pass to Kevin Elliott
Kevin Elliott beat Stephon Gilmore up the left sideline for a big play on Tuesday.

(BuffaloBills.com) Murph and Kelso with the Call – JMS 8/5
As they typically do, John Murphy and Mark Kelso did some live play-by-play on last night's The John Murphy Show.

(Associated Press) Bills coach Marrone impatient after preseason loss
Sal Maiorana wasn't the only one that noticed that Doug Marrone is being weird and short at the podium this season.

(BuffaloBills.com) Doug Marrone Tuesday Press Conference
This is Marrone's press conference from yesterday. You be the judge. I think I tend to side with Maiorana on this one. At the very least, Marrone has changed the way he speaks to reporters.

(Syracuse.com) C.J. Spiller: 'I'm a Buffalo Bill through and through'
Trade rumors persist for running back C.J. Spiller, who turned 27 on Tuesday and still isn't listening to those reports.

(BuffaloBills.com) C.J. Spiller: "I’m a Buffalo Bill through and through"
Here's the full transcript from Spiller's Q&A session last night.

(The Buffalo News) Woods’ use leaves others puzzled
Jay Skurski wrote up the Woods-Hogan thing yesterday, as well.

(WKBW) Bills Get Back To Work At Training Camp
WKBW's practice recap from Tuesday includes transcripts from discussions with Brandon Spikes, Eric Wood, Spiller, and Woods.

(The Buffalo News) Sammy Watkins hoping for more playing time Friday
We are hoping that Sammy Watkins gets more playing time on Friday, too.

(Democrat & Chronicle) Buffalo Bills look to tighten up run defense
Maiorana's article on shoring up the run defense features quotes from Jim Schwartz, Kyle Williams, Manny Lawson, and Marrone.

(ESPN.com) Revisiting Buffalo Bills' offensive players to watch
Rodak revisits his pre-Hall of Fame Game players to watch columns on offense...

(ESPN.com) Revisiting Buffalo Bills' defensive players to watch
... and defense.

(Syracuse.com) Bills kicker Dan Carpenter not amused by Kid Rock comparisons
If I had put "Alienate Dan Carpenter" in MRW's social media contract, he'd apparently be doing a bang up job!

(Syracuse.com) Jim Kelly talks to Dan Patrick about Bon Jovi, cancer battle and bucket list
Jim Kelly said on Tuesday that he is part of a minority ownership group interested in the Bills, but that he can't proceed on that front until the current ownership situation shakes itself out a bit.

(NFL.com) Report: Steelers, Bills drop in on Alabama practice
Let the 2015 NFL Draft process begin! Bills scouts were spotted in Alabama checking out defensive linemen on Tuesday.