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Bills links, 8/13: More reactions to Friday’s Sammy Watkins, Ronald Darby trades

After a chance to sleep on it, everybody was still talking about the moves to send Sammy Watkins and Ronald Darby packing

After sleeping on it, there is more reaction to the Buffalo Bills’ trades of Sammy Watkins and Ronald Darby as well as first looks at new receiver Jordan Matthews and cornerback E.J. Gaines. Check the out below.

Jordan Matthews eager to play with Tyrod Taylor, keep representing 2014 WR draft class - The Buffalo News
Twenty-four hours after the Philadelphia Eagles traded him, Buffalo Bills receiver Jordan Matthews still doesnt know what to think about the sudden development…

Trades send a clear message to the Bills that nobody's spot is secure – so who could be next? - The Buffalo News
The separate deals that saw Sammy Watkins sent to the Los Angeles Rams and Ronald Darby shipped off to the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday drove home a very important point.

Sully's Mailbag: Wide range of reactions on Watkins trade - The Buffalo News
Bills fans are understandably conflicted.

Jay Skurski's Bills Mailbag: Kyle Williams' future, the new WR depth chart, T.J. Yates' future and (gasp) 'tank' talk - The Buffalo News
Skurski looks at a few big talking points following the Bills' big moves.

Bills' leaders react to Watkins, Darby deals - WGR 550 SportsRadio
Here are some things said by several of the Bills’ veteran players just a few hours after learning the team had dealt wide receiver Sammy Watkins and cornerback Ronald Darby away in separate trades.

Bills with a summer shocker - WGR 550 SportsRadio
WOW!!! I’m going to guess you and I had the same reaction to the two trades announced by the Bills on Friday.

Buffalo Bills deserve patience after moves set up huge 2018 draft - ESPN
The surprising trade of Sammy Watkins to the Rams may have ruffled some feathers, but the Bills actually appear to have a plan for the future.

Sammy Watkins Trade to Los Angeles Rams -
The star receiver will have a chance to flourish with the young Rams, while the new regime in Buffalo continues to show they’re fully invested in building for the future.

Ronald Darby is worth what the Eagles traded to get him - Bleeding Green Nation
The BGN Radio team discusses the trade from an Eagles perspective, among other things.

It seems like Jordan Matthews was included as a throw-in in the Eagles-Bills trade - Bleeding Green Nation
This says a lot about JMatt’s value.

TRANSCRIPT: LA Rams WR Sammy Watkins On The Trade, Prospects In LA - Turf Show Times
The Rams’ new top wideout talked to the media before tonight’s preseason opener.

The LA Rams Now Have The Deep Threat They’ve Been Looking For - Turf Show Times
Wow, for the Los Angeles Rams this was a blockbuster trade. It’s a sure fire indicator that the higher ups in management have given Les Snead and Sean McVay the okay to do whatever it takes to win.

Buffalo Bills sign CB Jumal Rolle, release CB Charles James |
Rolle was recently released by the Arizona Cardinals.

Buffalo Bills starting over at wide receiver and secondary in 2017 |
The Bills are essentially starting over at wide receiver, cornerback and safety in 2017.

Buffalo has NFL’s most productive slot WR -
The Bills now have the NFL's most productive slot receiver and his name isn't Anquan Boldin. It's Jordan Matthews.

How WR Jordan Matthews and CB E.J. Gaines fit the Bills roster plans for 2017 -
John Murphy takes a look at how new WR Jordan Matthews and CB E.J. Gaines can make an impact on the Bills roster in 2017.

Watkins has no ill will towards the Bills -
Both Sammy Watkins and Ronald Darby have made it to their new cities and both are surprised at how they were sent packing.

Bills' double trade distances them from Whaley era -
How much did the Bills current management team want to distance itself from Doug Whaley?