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Bills Links, 8/9: Recapping the Buffalo Bills preseason opener

The Bills defeated the Colts on Thursday night

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Preseason football is officially underway for the Buffalo Bills, with a 24-16 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday night. Today’s links includes plenty of coverage from the game, including updates on Josh Allen, Devin Singletary, Matt Barkley, and much more.

Buffalo Bills beat Colts, 24-16, in preseason opener: 5 things we learned -
Matt Barkley lead two touchdown drives to propel Bills to win.

Buffalo Bills preseason Week 1 wrap-up: News, injuries, lineup notes, quotes, more following win over Colts -
The Bills and Colts faced off at New Era Field on Thursday night. Here's a look at everything you may have missed.

CAPACCIO: Bills-Colts Arrow Up/Arrow Down | WGR 550 SportsRadio
Thoughts from preseason game No. 1.

Bills guard Jon Feliciano takes his turn at center in preseason win – The Buffalo News
The Bills continue to search for the right combination along their offensive line. (Subscription required.)

Many young Bills step up in the preseason opener | WGR 550 SportsRadio
“Devin Singletary made a good first impression”

Who is Christian Wade and how did he star in the Bills’ win over the Colts? -
Wade rushed for 65 yards and a touchdown on his first NFL carry Thursday night against Indianapolis.

Former rugby star Christian Wade has a highlight-reel debut in Bills’ preseason opener – The Athletic
"I was nervous because the whole situation is completely new to me," Wade said of his first exhibition. "I don't have a pregame routine." (Subscription required.)

Sean McDermott: "Great Energy By Our Team" -
“Head Coach Sean McDermott addressed the media after the 24-16 victory over the Indianapolis Colts topics include; RB Christian Wade's big touchdown run, third down defense, and establishing the line of scrimmage.”

Josh Allen: "Love Being Back Out There" -
“Quarterback Josh Allen addressed the media after the 24-16 victory over the Indianapolis Colts topics include; RB Christian Wade's big touchdown run, getting back to playing football, and getting game reps with his new teammates.”

Devin Singletary stars, Matt Barkley solid, defense is stout – The Buffalo News
"Devin Singletary established himself as the immediate star of the Buffalo Bills preseason Thursday night."

How the Bills rallied behind Robert Foster when he nearly threw it all away – The Athletic
When Buffalo released the rookie receiver after Week 6 last year, he relied on the support of his teammates to turn it around. (Subscription required.)

Christian Wade scores a touchdown on his first play for Buffalo Bills - Democrat and Chronicle
"Christian Wade, the former English rugby star who is trying to make the Bills as a complete football novice, scored a touchdown on his only carry."

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Rapid Recap: Buffalo Bills defeat Indianapolis Colts 24-16 in 2019 preseason debut - Buffalo Rumblings
A nice start to the summer for the Bills.

Five observations: Buffalo Bills topple Indianapolis Colts in 2019 preseason opener - Buffalo Rumblings
Lots of interesting opinions.

Five observations of the Buffalo Bills starters against Indianapolis Colts - Buffalo Rumblings
The Bills starters are out, so we are in.

Rugby star Christian Wade scores touchdown on first NFL carry for Buffalo Bills - Buffalo Rumblings
What a moment!