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Bills Links, 8/30: Uncertainty at quarterback continues in Buffalo

With one game left of the preseason, still plenty of questions in Buffalo.

With one game left of the 2017 preseason, there are still plenty of questions yet to be answered for the Buffalo Bills. The most pressing is around the health of quarterback Tyrod Taylor, and his availability to return from the concussion he suffered Saturday night in Baltimore.

In addition to the quarterback position, today’s edition of the Bills Links includes new information on Preston Brown, Marcell Dareus, Kyle Williams, roster cuts, and Jerry Hughes making a difference for those affected by the recent devastation in Texas.

Buffalo Bills Quarterback Situation

Taylor, Yates still in concussion protocol -
Tyrod Taylor and T.J. Yates remain in the concussion protocol with neither having any chance of participating in Thursday's preseason finale. The hope is one or both are ready for Week 1.

Buffalo Bills must be careful with Nathan Peterman in preseason finale - Buffalo Bills Blog- ESPN
The Bills should be cautious exposing Nathan Peterman to the risk of injury if there is any doubt that Tyrod Taylor will be able to play Week 1.

Taylor, Yates still in concussion protocol; Matthews confident he'll be ready week one | WGR 550 SportsRadio
Just twelve days before the opening game of the 2017 regular season, two of the Bills' three quarterbacks are in the concussion protocol with no timetable for either to return. Neither starter Tyrod Taylor or No. 3 quarterback T.J. Yates practiced Tuesday.

Wenning scrambling to get ready for Bills' preseason-finale - The Buffalo News
Keith Wenning knows what the Buffalo Bills want from him. Do plenty of cramming in order to be ready to play quarterback in Thursday nights preseason-finale.

Daily Drive Podcast: Bills' quarterback situation - The Buffalo News
On todays [BN] Blitz Daily Drive podcast, Paul Peck and Kevin Sylvester of Buffalo Sports Page discuss, among other topics, Colin Kaepernick.

Additional Buffalo Bills Updates

Ducasse, Miller still battling for Bills' starting right guard spot - The Buffalo News
The battle to determine the Buffalo Bills starter at right guard is going right down to the very end of the preseason.

Joe B: 5 takeaways from Bills practice (8/29/17) - Buffalo, NY
The Buffalo Bills completed their final practice of the preseason on Tuesday, and there were some glaring takeaways from the day of work.

What They Said: Bills coach Sean McDermott, DE Jerry Hughes, QB Nathan Peterman & QB Keith Wenning at Tuesday's practice - The Buffalo News
Interview transcripts provided from Tuesday.

Bucky Gleason: Cutting Dareus would be better late than never - The Buffalo News
The regular season could amount to an extension of the preseason, a 16-game exercise in evaluating players for next year and beyond.

There are no sacred cows in Buffalo as new Bills regime lays down the law -
Sean McDermott and Brandon Beane aren't messing around -- just ask Marcell Dareus

Bills release six players | WGR 550 SportsRadio
While the Buffalo Bills have until Saturday to cut down their roster to 53 players, the team has started making roster cuts with the subtraction of six players.

Buffalo Bills release Bacarri Rambo, 5 others |
The Bills are starting to trim their roster.

Who earns a roster spot, and 6 more things to watch in Bills vs. Lions |
Thursday night's game is important for several Bills players fighting for roster spots.

Buffalo Bills DT Kyle Williams excused from second straight practice |
Williams has been excused for personal reasons since Sunday.

Sean McDermott ‘cautiously optimistic’ that WR Jordan Matthews will play Week 1 | Bills Wire
Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott is "cautiously optimistic" that wide receiver Jordan Matthews will be healthy in time for Week 1.

After silencing critics, could Bills LB Preston Brown contract extension be on horizon? | Bills Wire
Following the Reggie Ragland trade, Eric Wood contract extension, Buffalo Bills should look to extend LB Preston Brown ahead of free agency.

Bills UDFA WR Brandon Reilly continues impressing in push for roster spot | Bills Wire
Buffalo Bills UDFA wide receiver Brandon Reilly's has impressed through preseason and is making a strong case for the final roster.

Jerry Hughes: "I felt like it was my time to step forward" -
Bills DE Jerry Hughes joined the John Murphy Show to talk about Hurricane Harvey relief in his home state of Texas and his donation. He also discussed preparing for the upcoming season and moving back to a 4-3 defense.

Bills DE Jerry Hughes donates to Houston flood relief after Hurricane Harvey |
Hughes is a native of Sugar Land, Texas.