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Bills Links, 8/16: Previewing Week 2 of the preseason

The Bills take on the Panthers this Friday night

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After completing two joint practices earlier in the week, the Buffalo Bills are set to take on the Carolina Panthers on Friday night. Today’s links has plenty of information to get you ready for the second week of preseason football.

Pregame Primer: 5 things to watch when the Bills visit Carolina – The Buffalo News
“Preseason is more about individual matchups than production and results,” notes Mark Gaughan in previewing Friday’s preseason game at the Carolina Panthers. (Subscription required.)

Bills' Wallace is fighting off all challengers | WGR 550 SportsRadio
“Levi Wallace took over the starting cornerback position last season”

Tremaine Edmunds made quite the impression on Panthers coach Ron Rivera | WGR 550 SportsRadio
“Rivera had high praise for the Bills linebacker”

Buffalo Bills-Carolina Panthers joint practice day 2 wrap-up: News, injuries, lineup notes, quotes, more -
Josh Allen had a strong performance on day two of joint practices with the Carolina Panthers.

Bills’ Lee Smith is rooting for rookie Tommy Sweeney, even if it costs him his job -
Smith: "I want to watch Tommy Sweeney become even better than Lee Smith. And if he takes my job in the process good for him."

Bills-Panthers joint practice: What did Jerry Hughes do at end of hot practice? (5 observations) -
Josh Allen's noteworthy accuracy and a rising cornerback highlight Day 2 observations.

The Satchel: Tim Graham answers your questions on the Bills’ most pressing topics, the Ryan O’Reilly trade and more – The Athletic
With some time to kill between the Bills wrapping up practices and their preseason game Friday, Tim answers your questions. (Subscription required.)

Darryl Talley Q&A: Bills legend opens up on his health and why he feels he deserves a spot in the Hall of Fame – The Athletic
"I’m not one of those people that toots their own horn," he said. "But every year when it comes around, I think about it." (Subscription required.)

4 Observations from Bills/Panthers joint practice Wednesday | News 4 Buffalo
"Allen looked crisp. The Bills 1st team offense faced the Panthers starting defense and for the most part the Bills won the battle."

‘He could be a beast’: Bills see unlimited potential in rookie DE Darryl Johnson – The Buffalo News
In the past year, Johnson has added 30 pounds, and counting, to his frame. The team’s media guide is even having a hard time keeping up. (Subscription required.)

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Buffalo Bills vs. Carolina Panthers: broadcast info, announcers, streaming, radio, television Week 2 preseason - Buffalo Rumblings
How to watch when Sean McDermott coaches his current team against his former team in Week 2.

BBR: Predicting the 53-man roster for the Buffalo Bills - Buffalo Rumblings
There will be a few tough decisions for Brandon Beane this season.

“Nothing there” between Buffalo Bills and Houston Texans on Jadeveon Clowney, per reports - Buffalo Rumblings
As you were.

2019 Buffalo Bills scouting report: safety Abraham Wallace - Buffalo Rumblings
Buffalo has plenty of young players fighting for backup roles behind Micah Hyde and Jordan Poyer.

Wide receiver Cole Beasley poised to be major contributor for Buffalo Bills - Buffalo Rumblings
Cole Beasley was signed to help bolster a lackluster wide receiver group and looks to be on the desired path.