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Buffalo Bills Links, 10/10: No new positive tests for Titans

Plus, why Cody Ford seems more comfortable playing inside at guard.

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In today’s edition of the Buffalo Bills daily links, we dissect the latest news involving the COVID-19 outbreak amongst players, coaches and staff members with the Tennessee Titans. There was good news on Saturday, as reports said there were no new Titans’ positive tests, which (tentatively) means the game is still on track for Tuesday night, though at least one COVID-19 health expert feels “a little uneasy” about this game being played.

We also go inside the locker room to see how Bills players are contemplating the risks associated with playing a team in the middle of an outbreak, including both the financial repercussions (players won’t get paid if a game is canceled due to COVID-19) and the health consequences. The Bills and Titans, if they do play on Tuesday night, will become just the second NFL game to be contested on a Tuesday, and we discuss how the Bills have a strong connection to both Tuesday night games.

We also analyze why Cody Ford seems to be more comfortable playing inside at guard, break down why wide receiver Cole Beasley is off to the best start of his career, address how often the Bills and quarterback Josh Allen are lining up in three- or four-wide receive sets and how successful the team has been in those situations, and much more!


No new Titans’ positive tests Saturday; game vs. Bills remains on track | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
It’s just the fourth time in the last 12 days that the Titans have not had any positives.

Titans have no new positive COVID cases again - WGR 550
The Buffalo Bills game at the Tennessee Titans is still on for Tuesday night after the Titans had no new positive COVID tests for the second day in a row on Saturday, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero and others.

How Bills players are weighing all the risks of ‘ever-evolving’ Titans game – The Athletic
Players won’t get paid for NFL games canceled due to COVID-19, but there’s also health to consider after the Titans’ outbreak. (Subscription required).

Bills’ Week 5 game moves to Tuesday, pending Titans’ Covid test results | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
According to a report, the Week 5 game between Tennessee and Buffalo will now be played at 7 p.m. EDT Tuesday.

No positive tests for Titans, per reports, in advance of rescheduled Bills game | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
The NFL moved Sunday’s scheduled game between the Bills and Titans to Tuesday night (7 p.m., CBS) in Nashville.

NFL moving Bills vs. Titans to Tuesday, plan contingent on negative Covid tests (report) - newyorkupstate.com
The Bills vs. Kansas City Chiefs game on Thursday will be moved to Sunday.

NFL announces schedule changes for Bills next two games - BuffaloBills.com
Bills at Titans moved to Tuesday, Oct. 13.

Covid-19 expert ‘more than a little uneasy’ about Bills playing Titans | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
The Titans’ outbreak is no surprise to John Sellick, an epidemiologist at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Kaleida Health and UB professor.

Bills, BillsMafia suffer due to Titans’ stupidity (opinion) - newyorkupstate.com
The Bills-Chiefs Thursday Night Football matchup that the fan base has been looking for was taken away from Buffalo on Thursday night.

Why the Tennessee Titans must forfeit Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills - Buffalo Fanatics - Buffalo Bills
The NFL has talked a lot about player safety, and it should punish the Titans for the COVID-19 outbreak that has run through the team.

Titans-Bills game will allow access for 8,000 fans | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
The Tennessee Titans will be able to have approximately 8,000 fans at Nissan Stadium in Nashville for Tuesday’s game against the Bills, officials said Friday.

Only 2 NFL Tuesday games since ‘46; Leslie Frazier, Sean McDermott will have coached in both | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
The first was a Dec. 28, 2010, game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Minnesota Vikings after a blizzard forced postponement of a Sunday game.

Cole Beasley off to the best start of his career - Democrat & Chronicle
Beasley has 18 catches for 260 yards in the first four games of the season, his most productive start to a campaign.

Cody Ford adapting to playing inside at guard - Democrat & Chronicle
No longer on an island at tackle, Cody Ford seems better suited to guard.

X's and O's: Bills pass protectors off to fast start, but challenges loom | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
The Bills are the No. 2 passing team in the NFL and No. 7 in the NFL in “Pass Block Win Rate."

How often are Bills using three or four wide receivers? More than any other team | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
Through four games, the Bills have used a spread formation with either three or four wide receivers on 92.5% of their snaps.

One-on-One Coverage: Isaiah McKenzie had ‘no doubt’ he’d keep his spot on Bills | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
In the latest edition of One-on-One Coverage, The Buffalo News spoke with McKenzie about his thoughts on his versatility, Stefon Diggs, the Bills’ receiver group, Josh Allen’s play, and more.

Bills Today | A Devin Singletary fantasy stat you should know - BuffaloBills.com
Here are three things to know about the Bills for Saturday, Oct. 10.

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Tennessee Titans return to practice facility Saturday after no new COVID-positive results - Buffalo Rumblings
The Titans vs Bills is on track.

Buffalo Bills’ game against Tennessee Titans has been moved to Tuesday night due to coronavirus outbreak - Buffalo Rumblings
The Bills are on the move.

Buff Hub: Titans vs Bills vs COVID? feat. Matt Parrino and Ryan Talbot - Buffalo Rumblings
Buffalo Bills beat reporter/writer Matt Parrino and Buffalo Bills Sports writer Ryan Talbot (Both of Syracuse.com) join the Buff Hub.

If the Titans are forced to forfeit their game with the Bills, how would you feel? - Buffalo Rumblings
Our new world is dominated by COVID-19, and it hasn’t spared the National Football League.

Tennessee Titans receive negative COVID-19 results Friday morning - Buffalo Rumblings
A first step to Tuesday.

Buffalo Bills cancel practice Friday after their game was moved from Sunday - Buffalo Rumblings
A mini-bye.

Buffalo Bills injury analysis: Matt Milano’s pectoral injury - Buffalo Rumblings
How long is Milano going to be sidelined?

Buffalo Bills WR Stefon Diggs: All heart, little ego - Buffalo Rumblings
Don’t believe everything you hear. Actions DO speak louder than words.

The Bruce Exclusive: Midseason draft talk w/ Joe Marino - Buffalo Rumblings
On this episode of “The Bruce Exclusive” with the Buffalo Bills’ game against the Tennessee Titans in question, Bills fans might want to channel that energy elsewhere this weekend.

Buffalo Bills send Levi Wallace to injured reserve, promote Cam Lewis to active roster - Buffalo Rumblings
Antonio Williams is back on the practice squad.