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Buffalo Bills Links, 8/17: Recapping the Bills’ victory over the Carolina Panthers

Josh Allen impressed in Week 2 of the preseason

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The Buffalo Bills defeated the Carolina Panthers on Friday night, thanks to a strong start from Josh Allen and Cole Beasley. Today’s links includes plenty of coverage from the 27-14 victory for the Bills, including highlights from Duke Williams, Christian Wade, Ed Oliver and much more.

Seven observations from the Bills’ win over the Panthers: Josh Allen continues to mature, Trent Murphy flashes moves – The Athletic
The Bills' win Friday over the Panthers was an effort defined by the dominance of the first unit on both sides of the ball. (Subscription required.)

Bills’ Josh Allen shows poise, precision in near perfect outing vs. Panthers -
Allen goes 9 of 11 in two series before leaving game with 10-0 Buffalo lead.

Sean McDermott: "Time for this team to continue to grow and learn" -
“Bills Head Coach Sean McDermott speaks with the media following Buffalo's 27-14 preseason victory over the Carolina Panthers Friday night in Charlotte.””

Josh Allen's progress and promise vs. Panthers - The Bills Beat with Joe B. and Matthew Fairburn
The Buffalo Bills won their second straight preseason game, and in doing so, saw a performance from Josh Allen that they wanted to for his progress as a second-year quarterback.

Bills’ defense strong again … while facing another backup QB – The Buffalo News
"For the second week in a row, the Buffalo Bills defense was impressive."

Buffalo Bills’ Josh Allen is going to make a lot of the expert draft-niks look really bad (What they’re saying) -
Josh Allen showed plenty of accuracy and touch against the Carolina Panthers on Friday night.

Buffalo Bills vs. Carolina Panthers preseason Week 2 wrap-up: News, injuries, lineup notes, quotes, more -
The Bills’ first- and second-team unit looked sharp on Friday night vs. the Panthers.

Buffalo Bills’ Christian Wade is at it again! (What they’re saying) -
Christian Wade took his first NFL carry for a TD. He almost did the same with his first NFL reception.

Is Stephen Hauschka’s waywardness becoming a trend? Bills GM Brandon Beane doesn’t think so – The Athletic
"We believe in Stephen 100 percent," Beane said. "It's the preseason for all of us. He'll work through it." (Subscription required.)

‘What do you not see in him?’: Josh Allen’s economical week in Carolina has Bills eager for regular season – The Athletic
It’s just training camp and the preseason, so it’s a bit early to be anointing Allen. But hard evidence of his progress is coming soon. (Subscription required.)

Top 4 takeaways from Buffalo Bills 27-14 win vs. Carolina Panthers - Cover 1
The Buffalo Bills defeated the Carolina Panthers easily in Week 2 of the 2019 NFL Preseason. Here are the four biggest takeaways from Friday's game.

Buffalo Bills: News, videos and analysis - Democrat and Chronicle
Latest Buffalo Bills news, schedule, predictions, analysis from Sal Maiorana and the Democrat and Chronicle. (Subscription required.)

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Five takeaways from the Buffalo Bills vs. Carolina Panthers preseason game - Buffalo Rumblings
We have the opinions.

Buffalo Bills 27, Carolina Panthers 14: Rapid recap and notes - Buffalo Rumblings
The Bills handled the Panthers with ease in this one.

What we've seen so far from Buffalo Bills DT Ed Oliver - Buffalo Rumblings
How did the rookie perform?