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Bills Links, 1/15: Accolades and surgery news on Ed Oliver

The rookie made an impact for Buffalo in 2019

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News on Ed Oliver dominates the headlines today, as the Buffalo Bills rookie defensive tackle was named to the All-Rookie Team by the PDWA. In less positive news, Oliver also had surgery on Monday for a core muscle injury in Philadelphia. While there are not many specifics on his condition, everything seems to be fine for the former first-round pick. Find the latest on Oliver and much more in today’s Bills Links.

Ed Oliver named to All-Rookie Team by PFWA | WGR 550 SportsRadio
“The rookie defensive tackle finished his 2019 season with five sacks”

Details on Buffalo Bills DT Ed Oliver’s core muscle surgery in Philadelphia -
Oliver had five sacks in his rookie season, playing in all 16 games (seven starts) for the Bills.

Bills defensive tackle Ed Oliver tweets: ‘Surgery went well’ – The Buffalo News
“The circumstances that led to the surgery have not been disclosed.”

Bills’ core four free agents: Where do they fit into the team’s plans? – The Athletic
McDermott has made a point to say he wants to keep this group together as best he can, and that starts with pending free agents. (Subscription required.)

Can Buffalo Bills pay own free agent Jordan Phillips, who said this week he’s ‘Top 3 DT’? -
Phillips finished second in the NFL for sacks (9.5) by a defensive tackle in 2019.

State of the Bills: Running back | WGR 550 SportsRadio
“Who will join Devin Singletary in the backfield in 2020?”

Bills were third in NFL in road attendance, and team noticed – The Buffalo News
The Bills ranked third in the NFL this past season in road attendance, with an average of 71,579 fans at their eight games away from New Era Field. (Subscription required.)

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State of the Buffalo Bills’ roster: Linebackers anchored by pair of young studs - Buffalo Rumblings
Anchored by a pair of young studs, the middle level of Buffalo’s defense is in good shape.

How much salary cap are the Bills able to spend this offseason? - Buffalo Rumblings
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Buffalo Bills mailbag: Jordan Phillips, Houston Texans loss fallout, prioritizing 2020 NFL Draft - Buffalo Rumblings
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