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Bills Links, 8/21: Josh Allen set to start on Sunday

The Bills named Allen the starter for the pivotal third preseason game

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The Buffalo Bills named Josh Allen the starting quarterback for Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals at New Era Field. Obviously this announcement will continue to get plenty of attention, as the 7th overall pick gets his first start of the preseason. Today’s links also include updates on AJ McCarron, Matt Milano, Tremaine Edmunds, John Miller and much more.

Bills announce Allen as starter for Bengals preseason game | WGR 550 SportsRadio
Josh Allen will start the "dress rehearsal".

UPDATE: A.J. McCarron did not fracture collarbone | WGR 550 SportsRadio
The quarterback avoids a potential 2-3 month setback.

John Miller: “I’m putting my best foot forward and trying to be better” -
Bills guard John Miller joined One Bills Live to discuss losing his starting position last season and how that has motivated him to regain it this year. He also shared his thoughts on how the preseason is going so far.

The dramatic touchdown that ended a drought and started a joyous tribute – The Athletic
After 17 desolate years, Bills fans' euphoria and generosity spilled all over the cursed drought and into Andy Dalton and his wife's foundation. (Subscription required.)

Matt Milano expected to be key contributor to Buffalo Bills defense - Democrat & Chronicle "For a hard-wired competitor like Matt Milano, standing on the sidelines in Jacksonville last January and watching helplessly as the Bills lost their wild-card playoff game to the Jaguars was about as difficult a day as he could ever remember."

Bills LB Lorenzo Alexander impressed with Josh Allen, Tremaine Edmunds - Cover 1
Buffalo Bills LB Lorenzo Alexander discussed rookie Tremaine Edmunds and the potential he brings to the defense while breaking down what separates Josh Allen from most rookie QBs before talking about his Aces Foundation that benefits the youth.

Buffalo Bills' Harrison Phillips ready to make impact with Kyle Williams out |
Phillips has been the talk of training camp after displaying his power and strength on a daily basis.

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Buffalo Bills 53-man roster projection: post-training camp edition features movement at tight end, defensive back - Buffalo Rumblings
Now that training camp is over and the Bills are back in Orchard Park, here is where I think we stand halfway through the preseason.

Josh Allen named starting quarterback for Buffalo Bills in Sunday’s game against Cincinnati Bengals - Buffalo Rumblings
The seventh overall pick will take the field as the starter against the Bengals

New report contains good news for Buffalo Bills quarterback AJ McCarron: no broken collarbone - Buffalo Rumblings
NFL Network is reporting McCarron did not break his collarbone as first reported