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Bills Links, 8/23: LeSean McCoy trade rumors shot down

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Strong opinions came out on both sides of the argument to trade the talented running back.

There was plenty of discussion about the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday, with a potential trade of LeSean McCoy dominating Twitter throughout the day. While these trade rumors have been refuted, the conversation will likely continue around possible trade partners for McCoy, and other members of the team, throughout the preseason.

In addition to the trade talk, the Bills Link has plenty of other updates from Tuesday’s practice, Tyrod Taylor, and encouraging updates on Cordy Glenn and Jordan Matthews.


Buffalo Bills Trade Discussions

Buffalo Bills won't entertain trade offers for RB LeSean McCoy (report) | NewYorkUpstate.com
The Bills proved that they're willing to part with talented players, but the team won't trade away their best player according to a report.

Bills haven’t entertained LeSean McCoy trade offers, and won’t – ProFootballTalk
A tweet appeared almost nonchalantly on Tuesday suggesting that the Bills are entertaining trade offers for running back LeSean McCoy.

Bills LB Reggie Ragland tunes out trade rumors, saying 'I'm where I'm supposed to be right now' - The Buffalo News
The Ragland trade rumors do not seem to be going away.

Tyrod Taylor News

Tyrod Taylor: "Building Chemistry" - BuffaloBills.com
Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor addressed the media inside the locker room after practice; topics include the retirement of wide receiver Anquan Boldin, young wide receivers stepping up, and keeping focus moving forward.

McDermott says Taylor will 'embrace' this new crisis - The Buffalo News
Even before Anquan Boldin stunned the Bills by deciding to retire from the NFL on Sunday, people were suggesting that quarterback Tyrod Taylor was being set up to fail.

Tyrod Taylor | It's the throws he doesn't make | Cover 1
Nice video breakdown of Tyrod Taylor and some areas for improvement.

Is Buffalo Bills QB Tyrod Taylor being set up to fail? | NewYorkUpstate.com
The Bills' preseason hasn't been kind to Taylor.

Sean McDermott Interview Highlights

Glenn, Matthews 'on schedule' to play in Bills' opener | WGR 550 SportsRadio
As Bills fans see the depth at both offensive tackle and wide receiver seemingly dwindle with every passing day, Sean McDermott gave a bit of good news Tuesday regarding two starters at those positions.

Cordy Glenn, Jordan Matthews 'progressing,' says Bills coach Sean McDermott - The Buffalo News
Two projected starters continue to make positive strides in their recovery from injuries for the Buffalo Bills.

Video: Our Team's Takeaway from Bills practice - The Buffalo News
The Buffalo News’ Jay Skurski, new sports columnist Kimberley A. Martin, Vic Carucci and Jerry Sullivan discuss Bills practice on Tuesday.

Sean McDermott enhances Bills’ team chemistry by creating ‘campfires’ | Bills Wire
Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott talks about building team chemistry by using "campfires" and moving players around the locker room.

Continued Anquan Boldin Coverage

Boldin's Sudden Retirement Leaves Bills Weak at Receiver - Buffalo Sports Page
Paul Peck weighs in on Anquan Boldin's retirement.

8 things Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott said about Anquan Boldin retiring | NewYorkUpstate.com
McDermott spoke for the first time since Boldin's retirement Tuesday.

McDermott: Bills respect Boldin's decision and will adjust | WGR 550 SportsRadio
In his first comments since wide receiver Anquan Boldin suddenly and unexpectedly announced his retirement, Bills head coach Sean McDermott said the team respects his decision and that they’ll move forward and adjust to the situation.

Eric Wood says 'tanking' is not in the Buffalo Bills' vocabulary | NewYorkUpstate.com
The 2017 Bills aren't thinking about this season as a rebuilding year.