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Bills Links, 8/24: Recapping the Bills’ victory over the Lions

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The Bills leave Detroit with a 24-20 victory

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The Buffalo Bills defeated the Detroit Lions on Friday night, to improve to 3-0 in the preseason. Today’s links includes plenty of recaps from the game, including updates on Josh Allen, Duke Williams and the injury to Quinton Spain.


Buffalo Bills defeat Detroit Lions 24-20 in preseason game - Democrat & Chronicle
The Bills defeated the Lions 24-20 in a pretty sloppy third preseason game. here are Sal Maiorana's observations.

Josh Allen wishes he ‘was a little smarter with the football’ in Bills’ third preseason win – The Buffalo News
"At one point, desperation finally got the better of Josh Allen."

Bills red zone defense continues to rise to challenge after turnovers – The Buffalo News
"The Bills’ starting defense found itself in a familiar position in the first half of the team’s 24-20 preseason victory against the Lions on Friday night at Ford Field: Defending a short field after a turnover." (Subscription required.)

Did Duke Williams earn a roster spot? What’s up with Zay Jones? Questions abound for Bills receivers – The Athletic
Williams's latest touchdown grab might give him an edge to make the 53-man roster as cut-down day approaches. (Subscription required.)

‘I wanted to take a shot’: Josh Allen’s latest ‘hero ball’ moment is another reminder of his admitted recklessness – The Athletic
Allen's penchant for ill-advised throws appeared again Friday, and the young QB knows he needs to avoid that temptation moving forward. (Subscription required.)

Buffalo Bills work on the run, beat Lions 24-20: 5 things we learned - newyorkupstate.com
LeSean McCoy and Frank Gore combine for 94 yards in the first half vs. Detroit.

Buffalo Bills vs. Detroit Lions preseason Week 3 wrap-up: News, injuries, lineup notes, quotes, more - newyorkupstate.com
The Bills moved to 3-0 in the preseason with a 24-20 win, but there were plenty of scary moments during the game.

Bills win over Detroit, 24-20 | WGR 550 SportsRadio
“CB Tre White, OL Quinton Spain leave with injuries in the Bills win”

Is Brian Daboll installing run and shoot concepts? | Cover 1
Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll consistently puts his ego aside and listens to his coaches and players. Wide receiver Cole Beasley had a play he thought would be successful in Buffalo so Daboll installed it. Erik dives into the possible play from the old "run and shoot" offense.

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Five observations from Buffalo Bills vs Detroit Lions features some big performances - Buffalo Rumblings
Lots of big things from Buffalo.

Buffalo Bills 24, Detroit Lions 20: Rapid recap and notes - Buffalo Rumblings
It wasn’t always a fun watch, but the Bills won this one.

Buffalo Bills guard Quinton Spain out with ankle injury - Buffalo Rumblings
The Bills lost another offensive lineman in the preseason.

Buffalo Bills cornerback Tre’Davious White leaves preseason game with quad contusion - Buffalo Rumblings
It looked bad, but we can breathe.