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Bills Links, 7/30: Can Cole Beasley be Buffalo’s version of Julian Edelman?

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When Cole Beasley signed with the Buffalo Bills in free agency, fans and pundits penciled him in as the team’s starting slot receiver. Beasley has clearly made an impression early in Bills camp, one that has Vic Carucci asking if he can become Buffalo’s version of Julian Edelman. You can find this article and much more in today’s edition of the Bills Links.


Bills must have Cole Beasley become their version of Patriots’ Julian Edelman – The Buffalo News
"The need was clear a year ago. The Buffalo Bills' offense, and especially their passing game, doesn't work without a highly effective slot receiver."

Defensive back Kevin Johnson ready for ‘fresh start’ with Bills – The Buffalo News
J"ohnson, who turns 27 next week, was released by the Houston Texans in early March after the team elected not to pick up the fifth-year option on his contract, which would have paid him about $9 million. He met with several teams as an unrestricted free agent, but ultimately chose the Bills in large part because of John Butler." (Subscription required.)

Fatherhood has Bills CB Tre'Davious White ready for big season - Democrat & Chronicle
"Over the past few years Bills standout corner Tre'Davious White has been able to see most of his dreams come true."

Through four days of Bills camp, thoughts and analysis on all 91 players – The Athletic
From quarterback to special teams, who is a lock to make the 53-man roster and who's on the bubble? (Subscription required.)

Buffalo Bills training camp 2019: 53-man roster projection post-Week 1 - newyorkupstate.com
With one week of training camp in the books, here is the latest projection on how NYUP sees the Bills' 53-man roster shaking out.

Buffalo Bills’ 60th anniversary recognized by New Era Cap’s Sideline Collection - newyorkupstate.com
New Era Cap unveiled their Sideline Collection hats for the Bills and every other NFL team on Monday.

Buffalo Bills 2019 Preseason Superlatives - The Draft Network
"After unexpectedly reaching the playoffs in Sean McDermott’s first season as head coach, Buffalo took its medicine last year in a calculated season in terms of fixing the salary cap situation."

‘Fuel to the fire’: Josh Allen learns his ‘Madden’ ratings and tells you how he really feels about them – The Athletic
Allen didn't know how he ranked with other NFL quarterbacks in the video game until he sat down for an interview Saturday. (Subscription required.)

Buffalo Bills training camp day 4 wrap-up: News, injuries, lineup notes, quotes, more - newyorkupstate.com
A few Bills rookies are standing out on the practice field.

Lorenzo Alexander thinks this Buffalo Bills EDGE rusher being healthy is game changer - newyorkupstate.com
Murphy has looked quick, athletic and locked in early on at Bills training camp.

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2019 Buffalo Bills scouting report: wide receiver Victor Bolden Jr. - Buffalo Rumblings
The return man/slot receiver faces an uphill climb for a roster spot, but a strong summer could help him

Bills Links, 7/29: John Brown and Cole Beasley steal the show - Buffalo Rumblings
The new WRs are making an immediate impression at camp

ESPN’s list of breakout players includes Buffalo Bills’ Taron Johnson, Levi Wallace - Buffalo Rumblings
The top-25 breakout-candidates list features two Bills corners

Nick & Nolan Special: Matt Parrino & Leonardi’s pizza to discuss the Buffalo BIlls - Buffalo Rumblings
Matt Parrino becomes a little "takey" when you get a few beers and pizza in him

Ray-Ray McCloud an early training camp standout for Buffalo Bills - Buffalo Rumblings
The second-year wide receiver clearly spent the offseason working on his craft, and it’s paying off.

Notes from the sidelines at Buffalo Bills training camp, 7/28 - Buffalo Rumblings
A better day for the defense, but the offensive line looked strong

Has LeSean McCoy played his last snaps as a Buffalo Bills running back? - Buffalo Rumblings Veteran back likely facing all-or-nothing training camp