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Bills Links, 10/28: Marcell Dareus traded

The Bills ship Dareus to Jacksonville for a conditional 6th round pick.

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Friday nights are usually pretty quiet around the NFL. That was not the case yesterday as the Buffalo Bills traded Marcell Dareus to the Jacksonville Jaguars for a conditional 6th round pick. There is plenty of commentary and analysis on the move, including comments from Brandon Beane’s press conference following the trade.

Today’s edition of the Bills links includes plenty of additional updates on Anquan Boldin, E.J. Gaines, Richie Incognito, Jordan Poyer, Tyrod Taylor and much more.


Marcell Dareus Traded

Bills trade Marcell Dareus to Jacksonville - BuffaloBills.com
"The Bills have traded former first round pick Marcell Dareus to Jacksonville."

Buffalo Bills trade Marcell Dareus to Jacksonville Jaguars for 2018 sixth-round pick | NewYorkUpstate.com
Marcell Dareus is being reunited with Doug Marrone.

Buffalo Bills trade Marcell Dareus to Jacksonville - WKBW.com
The Buffalo Bills have pulled off yet another big trade in 2017 -- this time sending their highest-paid player, Marcell Dareus, to the Jacksonville Jaguars for a sixth-round pick.

Marcell Dareus of Buffalo Bills heading to Jacksonville Jaguars in trade - ESPN.com
The Bills continued to overhaul their roster Friday night, trading away DT Marcell Dareus, their highest-paid player, to the Jacksonville Jaguars for a 2018 sixth-round pick.

Bills create long-term salary cap flexibility with Marcell Dareus trade | Bills Wire
The Buffalo Bills created long-term financial flexibility by dealing Marcell Dareus to the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The Bills Trade Away Defensive Tackle Marcell Dareus - Locked On Bills
News broke on Friday that the Bills shipped DT Marcell Dareus to the Jacksonville Jaguars for a conditional 6th round pick.

9 thoughts and a grade for Buffalo Bills trading DT Marcell Dareus to Jaguars | NewYorkUpstate.com
The Bills finally found a trading partner this week.

Brandon Beane explains why Buffalo Bills traded Marcell Dareus to Jaguars | NewYorkUpstate.com
Beane spoke about the move on Friday night.

CAPACCIO: Trade of Dareus yet another sign new Bills' regime won't be swayed from plan | WGR 550 SportsRadio
"If there were any doubt, any whatsoever, that the new Bills' regime was going to stick to their plan, and not be swayed by what looks to be a more-promising-than-thought season, Friday night should put that notion to rest once and for all."

Beane: 'It was a good move for the Bills and a good move for Marcell' | WGR 550 SportsRadio
Read some of what the Bills' general manager had to say on a conference call after the Marcell Dareus trade

What they're saying: Brandon Beane's comments on trading Marcell Dareus - BuffaloBills.com
Bills General Manager Brandon Beane addressed the western New York media on Friday night to discuss the ramifications on the trade of Marcell Dareus.

Bills Today: Dareus trade leaves starting DT job open - BuffaloBills.com
Here's the Bills news of note for Oct. 28th.

How many draft picks do Buffalo Bills have in 2018 after Marcell Dareus trade? | NewYorkUpstate.com
Brandon Beane continues to collect draft picks.

Injury Updates

Buffalo Bills CB E.J. Gaines out for Week 8 game against Raiders | NewYorkUpstate.com Gaines missed the week of practice with a hamstring injury.

Bills set to face Raiders secondary depleted by injuries - The Buffalo News
The Oakland Raiders come to Buffalo with a depleted secondary as cornerbacks David Amerson (foot) and Gareon Conley (shin) have been ruled out.

Incognito plans to play; Poyer a likely game time decision - BuffaloBills.com
"Richie Incognito practiced on Friday, but Jordan Poyer did not. Both are listed as questionable."

Additional News and Notes

Buffalo Bills GM Brandon Beane won't release Anquan Boldin if he can't find trade | NewYorkUpstate.com
Boldin won't be returning to the Bills and he won't become a free agent, either.

Filmroom Breakdown: Week 7 | Cover 1
Nate Geary takes a closer look at the Bills offense.

Five Storylines for Bills-Raiders - Locked On Bills
"It’s ‘must-win’ time on the NFL calendar."

Tyrod Taylor talks Bills’ progress: ‘It’s definitely a different team’ | Bills Wire
The Buffalo Bills may be on track to their first playoff berth in 17 seasons. Sean McDermott's philosophy is taking in the right direction.

3 players Bills should inquire about before NFL trade deadline | Bills Wire
Here are three players that the Buffalo Bills should inquire about before the NFL's trade deadline.

Brown: Feels good to have winning record, but have to keep improving | WGR 550 SportsRadio
Preston Brown joined the Howard Simon Show on Friday.

Don't be afraid to give Taylor credit | WGR 550 SportsRadio
"Efficient, durable, fast... Buffalo's quarterback is better than you probably think."

Bills' Sean McDermott on Anquan Boldin: 'My focus is on the 63 guys that I coach' | NewYorkUpstate.com
Boldin retired in August after just 10 days with the Bills.