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Bills Links, 8/11: E.J. Gaines’s trip to IR has the Bills making multiple roster moves

The cornerback continues to battle injuries

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The Buffalo Bills made a few changes to the roster on Saturday, following the announcement that E.J. Gaines was placed on injured reserve. You can find updates on the newest members of the Bills, Duke Williams, Josh Allen, Ed Oliver, and much more in today’s links.

Bills sign ex-Panther Captain Munnerlyn, two others – The Buffalo News
Veteran defensive back Captain Munnerlyn, who played for Sean McDermott with the Carolina Panthers, was signed by the Bills on Saturday, the team announced.

Buffalo Bills add Captain Munnerlyn: 5 things to know about CB -
Captain Munnerlyn adds plenty of experience to the Bills secondary.

Buffalo Bills to place E.J. Gaines on IR: What it means for team -
Sean McDermott recently said that Gaines would be out weeks with a groin injury.

Seeing his first NFL action in three years, Bills’ Duke Williams stays upbeat despite down night – The Athletic
"Sometimes it can be frustrating," the receiver said. "I know it's been a long road for me, so I know I want it as bad anybody else.” (Subscription required.)

Josh Allen’s progress and Ed Oliver’s strong debut: 7 observations from the Bills’ preseason opener – The Athletic
“Here's what we took away from the Bills' 24-16 win over the Colts in the first preseason game Thursday night.” (Subscription required.)

Bills' Thompson is solidfying his bid to be the top backup behind Matt Milano | WGR 550 SportsRadio
“Thompson is building on his late season appearances from last season”

Bills Mailbag: What to make of Devin Singletary’s promising start – The Buffalo News
"This week’s Bills Mailbag is loaded with questions about Devin Singletary’s showing in the preseason opener against Indianapolis, Stephen Hauschka’s struggles, Josh Allen’s development and plenty more." (Subscription required.)

Bills acquire OL Bates in trade with Eagles | WGR 550 SportsRadio
DE Eli Harold gets traded to Philly.

5 takeaways from the Bills this week -
John Murphy reveals what he learned about a Bills’ seventh-round pick who is making a name for himself, how Brian Daboll is dealing with injuries on offense, plus why Jordan Poyer believes this is the season the Bills will become consistent winners.

Bills vs Colts Preseason Player Reviews: Nsekhe shines, Vosean flashes, and more | Cover 1
The Buffalo Bills had their first preseason action in 2019 against the Indianapolis Colts. Erik breaks down the play of Ty Nsekhe, Ray-Ray McCloud III, Mike Love, and Vosean Joseph from the contest.

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Buffalo Bills sign offensive lineman Demetrius Rhaney, defensive tackle Roderick Young - Buffalo Rumblings
The Bills made a flurry of moves to solidify their depth after their first preseason game.

Buffalo Bills trade Eli Harold for rookie OL Ryan Bates - Buffalo Rumblings
Adding another offensive lineman to the mix.

Buffalo Bills signing former Carolina Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn, per report - Buffalo Rumblings
Another former Panthers defensive back in the mix.

Buffalo Bills place cornerback E.J. Gaines on injured reserve, per Marcel Louis-Jacque and Field Yates - Buffalo Rumblings
The oft-injured corner is dealing with an injured groin.