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Bills Links, 5/11: Rookie minicamp starts for Buffalo

The Bills got things started with the rookies in Orchard Park

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Minicamp is officially underway for the Buffalo Bills, and today’s edition of Bills links has all your coverage on the newest members of the team. Check out the latest from day 1 for the 2019 NFL Draft rookies with updates on Ed Oliver, Cody Ford, Tyree Jackson and much more.

Buffalo Bills rookie camp 2019: 7 observations on Ed Oliver, Cody Ford and more |
Ed Oliver, Cody Ford and Duke Williams make Bills debut on practice field.

Joe B: 5 observations from Buffalo Bills rookie minicamp - WKBW
The Buffalo Bills returned to the field to see their rookies participate in practice for the first time. What stood out? 7ABC's Joe Buscaglia brings you his observation from their first day on the job.

Rookie minicamp thoughts on Oliver, Jackson and more - The Bills Beat with Joe B. and Matthew Fairburn | Free Listening on SoundCloud
The Buffalo Bills saw their rookies practice for the first time in 2019.

McDermott: Can't get too high or low on any players at rookie minicamp | WGR 550 SportsRadio
Plus video of today's first practice from WGR.

Who is attending Bills rookie minicamp? | WGR 550 SportsRadio
A complete rundown of this weekend's roster.

Christian Wade enters Bills camp looking to do what few rugby players have achieved — make the NFL roster – The Athletic
When the Bills hold rookie minicamp Friday, Wade will be the oldest one there after leaving a prolific rugby career in England behind. (Subscription required.)

Buffalo Bills QB Josh Allen believes team is ‘very close’ to being contender -
Josh Allen thinks the Bills have had a productive offseason.

Buffalo Bills first-round pick Ed Oliver visits Pancho Billa in hospice (video) -
Ed Oliver made a stop to see Pancho Billa ahead of Bills rookie minicamp.

Despite going undrafted, Tyree Jackson made ‘informed’ decision. Here’s how – The Buffalo News
"In the end, Tyree Jackson popped the cork of a champagne bottle and allowed himself to celebrate." (Subscription required.)

For the Bills, the number one defense is the goal. Here's the path. | Cover 1
The Buffalo Bills' defense made a massive improvement from Sean McDermott's first year to his second year as head coach. Erik breaks down areas where the Bills' defense can continue to improve, the impact rookie Ed Oliver will have, and how they can attain their goal of being the best defense in the NFL.

Bills top draft pick Ed Oliver visits Pancho Billa in hospice – The Buffalo News
Bills top draft pick Ed Oliver visited super fan Ezra Pancho Billa Castro on Tuesday in Houston, according to a video clip posted on Oliver’s Instagram account.

Buffalo Bills’ Frank Gore bound to wear gold jacket; LeSean McCoy has chance, says Gil Brandt -
The Bills' 2019 backfield may feature two future Hall of Fame backs.

Bills TE Dawson Knox going to be a mismatch in NFL? His former coach thinks so -
Knox ran a 4.51 unofficial 40-yard dash at his Ole Miss pro day.

Ed Reed shines light on why Rex Ryan defense failed in Buffalo – Bills Mafia — #BillsMafia
"Most players and coaches in professional sports consider interviewing with the media a necessary evil of the business. But every once in awhile an interview comes along where raw truths may reveal themselves in the most interesting manner."

Buffalo Bills minicamp: Sean McDermott on Tyree Jackson, Shaq Lawson - Cover 1
Prior to the start of the Buffalo Bills’ rookie minicamp, head coach Sean McDermott addressed the media to discuss UDFA QB Tyree Jackson, Shaq Lawson among other topics of note.

Tyree Jackson shows no signs of regret over joining Bills as undrafted free agent – The Buffalo News
"Sean McDermott did his part to try to keep Jackson’s profile as low as possible, even if he was the biggest topic of the gathering of rookies and try-out players at One Bills Drive."

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Former Buffalo Bills tight end Lee Smith visiting team for possible reunion - Buffalo Rumblings.
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Scouting reports, path to the roster for all the Buffalo Bills’ 2019 undrafted free agents - Buffalo Rumblings
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