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Bills Links, 5/2: reaction as Russ Brandon out as President of Bills and Sabres

The longtime executive has left Pegula Sports and Entertainment

As was reported on Tuesday afternoon, Russ Brandon is no longer with the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, and Pegula Sports and Entertainment. The resignation comes after an investigation was launched against Brandon for alleged misbehavior in the workplace.

Today’s edition of the Bills Links includes additional breakdowns from the 2018 NFL Draft. The coverage focuses on Josh Allen and Tremaine Edmunds, as well as Harrison Phillips and the other members of the incoming class.

Russ Brandon Resigns

Statement from Terry and Kim Pegula -
A statement from Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula.

Russ Brandon resigns from Bills, Sabres after internal investigation – The Buffalo News
The move comes after Pegula Sports and Entertainment conducted an internal investigation into Brandons workplace behavior and allegations of personal misconduct.

Syracuse native Russ Brandon resigns from Buffalo Bills, Sabres |
Brandon reportedly resigned after allegations of personal misconduct.

Russ Brandon resigns as Bills, Sabres president - Associated Press
"Russ Brandon abruptly resigned his dual role as president of the NFL Buffalo Bills and NHL Buffalo Sabres after being confronted by the teams’ owners regarding an inappropriate relationship with a female employee, two people with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press."

Continued Bills Draft Analysis

Buffalo Bills' 2018 draft: Analysis for every selection - Buffalo Bills Blog- ESPN
The Bills were extremely aggressive on Day 1 of the draft, trading up twice to pick their future QB and a dynamic playmaker at linebacker.

What Buffalo Bills GM Brandon Beane said about Dez Bryant, Kelvin Benjamin |
Beane addressed the wide receiver position on WGR 550 Monday.

Buffalo Bills leapfrogged Los Angeles Chargers to select LB Tremaine Edmunds (report) |
Tremaine Edmunds was close to being a member of the Chargers.

Tremaine Edmunds named Buffalo Bills' best value pick by Todd McShay |
McShay chose every NFL team's best value pick from the 2018 NFL Draft.

Bills Today: Chris Simms praises McDermott and Beane -
Here's the Bills news of note for May 1st.

Draft Recap | Round 1 Pick 16 - LB Tremaine Edmunds | Cover 1
Getting a closer look at the Bills Tremaine Edmunds.

Bills GM says 2019 first round pick was ‘off the table’ in trade discussions | Bills Wire
Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane discusses his trades at the 2018 NFL draft.

Buffalo Bills draft picks: How do they fit into 2018 roster?- Democrat & Chronicle
A nice breakdown on each of the Bills draft picks and how they fit in with the team.

Buffalo Bills Josh Allen jerseys among most sold of NFL draftees, says Fanatics |
Have you purchased a Josh Allen jersey?

Harrison Phillips: "I'm excited to get to work" -
Bills third round draft pick Harrison Phillips joined One Bills Live and talked about becoming a Buffalo Bill, his impact in the community, and what he thinks of the comparison to Kyle Williams.