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Bills Links, 8/18: Penalties proving to be a problem in preseason

It is just the preseason, right?

Thursday night’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles was filled with penalties and sloppy play for the Bills. Tyrod Taylor struggled, while Nathan Peterman once again showed promise. The Bills Links has all of the coverage from last night.

Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott learning avoiding penalties easier said than done |
Through two games, McDermott's team is showing a clear lack of discipline.

Tim Graham: So many Bills story lines, but penalties keep getting in the way - The Buffalo News
You may have already heard this, but there were a few penalties on Thursday night.

CAPACCIO: Bills-Eagles: Arrow Up/Arrow Down | WGR 550 SportsRadio
Plenty of arrows down from a sloppy game on Thursday night.

Joe B: 7 observations from Bills - Eagles (8/17/17) - Buffalo, NY
The Buffalo Bills completed their second preseason game of 2017, and by the end of the night, the quarterbacks were all anyone was talking about.

Bills vs. Eagles preseason: Tyrod Taylor has sloppy game (12 observations) |
In their first game without Sammy Watkins at wide receiver, the Bills lacked an identity on offense despite a few flashy plays from running back LeSean McCoy.

Buffalo Bills QB Tyrod Taylor not worried despite rough preseason outing |
Taylor and the Bills' first-team offense struggled in Philadelphia on Thursday night.

Top 3 things we learned from Bills-Eagles -
While there's no arguing that the Bills have a penalty problem to address, there was some encouraging play by a couple of draft choices and the run 'D' looks poised to rebound this season.

Insta-Graham: Tyrod Taylor wobbles in Philly, but fans should resist QB controversy urge - The Buffalo News
A debate about who the Buffalo Bills starting quarterback should be does not interest me.

Bills turn in another sloppy showing in 20-16 preseason loss to Eagles - The Buffalo News
It was, for the second game in a row, a sloppy and undisciplined night for the Buffalo Bills.

Bills Notebook: Darby makes an interception vs. former team - The Buffalo News
Ronald Darby tried to downplay the fact that his first interception while wearing a Philadelphia Eagles uniform came against his former team.

7 major takeaways from Bills sloppy loss vs. Eagles | Bills Wire
The Buffalo Bills dropped their second straight preseason game on Thursday, 20-16 to the Eagles, in sloppy fashion. Here are 7 top takeaways.

Nathan Peterman shines again, impressing Bills coaches with pocket presence | Bills Wire
Buffalo Bills' rookie quarterback Nathan Peterman was impressive yet again in the team's 20-16 preseason loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Tyrod Taylor posts brutal 12 rating in first game since Bills' trades - Buffalo Bills Blog- ESPN
Tyrod Taylor tossed two first-half interceptions and went 8-for-18 passing in his first outing without star WR Sammy Watkins, who was traded last week.