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Bills Links, 12/7: Getting ready for round one of Josh Allen vs. Sam Darnold

The rookie quarterbacks meet for the first time on Sunday at New Era Field

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Fans of the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets are hopeful Josh Allen and Sam Darnold become franchise quarterbacks for their respective teams. The two will likely meet on the field for the first time on Sunday, as the Jets make the trip to New Era Field. Today’s links includes plenty of previews on the game, with Allen and Darnold being the main focus.

Bills-Jets Preview, Allen and Darnold's Relationship, Bills Roster Moves and More | Cover 1
Josh Allen and Sam Darnold became close friends through the draft process and this Sunday's match-up between the Bills and Jets may pit them against each other.

Scouting Report - Week 14 - Bills vs. Jets -
The Bills will host the Jets at New Era Field this Sunday. Chris Brown analyzes the AFC East match-up in this week's Scouting Report.

What Bills' Josh Allen and Jets' Sam Darnold said about first showdown |
Allen: "We hope this is a match-up for a long time."

Josh Allen and Sam Darnold: Evaluating the present and predicting the future -
Signs are pointing towards rookie quarterbacks Josh Allen and Sam Darnold facing off for the first time in their career this Sunday.

Bills’ undrafted rookie Levi Wallace playing lockdown defense – The Buffalo News
"Levi Wallace has been the Bills No. 2 cornerback, opposite Tre’Davious White, for three games and hes been very stingy in coverage." (Subscription required.)

Lorenzo Alexander named Bills’ Walter Payton Man of the Year – The Buffalo News
Linebacker Lorenzo Alexander is the Bills nominee for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year.

All-22 with Joe Licata: 15 plays that show the progress of Bills quarterback Josh Allen – The Athletic
When we sat down with former University at Buffalo quarterback Joe Licata to break down the game in detail, he pointed out a few plays that separate rookie quarterbacks from the great ones. (Subscription required.)

From horses to huddles: Bills coaching intern Phoebe Schecter has taken a unique path to the sidelines in Buffalo – The Athletic
The 29-year-old found her unconventional route to coaching football while living in the United Kingdom working with an Olympic equestrian team. (Subscription required.)

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