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Bills Links, 8/12: Getting to know AJ McCarron off the field

AJ McCarron is proving he can be special both on and off the field

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Many people are familiar with AJ McCarron and his play on the field, but a new feature on the Buffalo Bills website shares the story of what makes the quarterback special off the field. The feature article on is available below, and well worth your time. Today’s links also include updates on Harrison Phillips, Josh Allen, LeSean McCoy and much more.

How compassion and competitiveness help define Bills quarterback AJ McCarron -
With an old friend from Alabama in the stands during Thursday night's preseason opener, AJ McCarron made an early statement in the Bills quarterback race with an efficient performance.

Buffalo BIlls rookie Harrison Phillips could be the next Kyle WIlliams - Democrat & Chronicle "When it happened, the moment Buffalo Bills rookie defensive tackle Harrison Phillips had waited a good chunk of his 22-year life for, he wasn’t exactly sure what had happened."

Bills Today: LeSean McCoy improving in his 10th season -
Sean McDermott shares his thoughts on LeSean McCoy's performance at camp, Josh Allen discusses his first NFL action and the Pats head coach Bill Belichick was not happy with his team's preseason debut.

Bills’ Josh Allen no rookie in the huddle, teammates say – The Buffalo News
The rocket launcher arm, fleet feet and daring decision-making were apparent from the stands. But inside the huddle, Josh Allens teammates noticed more (subscription required).

Joe B: 7 observations from 2018 Buffalo Bills training camp - Day 12 -
The Buffalo Bills returned to the practice field on Friday, and Joe Buscaglia brings you his observations from the day of work.

Jay Skurski’s Bills Mailbag: What a difference a year makes for the offense – The Buffalo News
"Admittedly, the bar is low when it comes to preseason openers, but that was a solid showing from the Bills offense on Thursday night." (Subscription required.)

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