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Buffalo Bills Links, 10/12: Bills vs. Titans back on...for now

So many games have been altered, but the NFL intends on having the Bills and Titans play.

In today’s edition of the Buffalo Bills daily links, we continue to monitor the ever-evolving situation in Nashville involving the Tennessee Titans and the COVID-19 outbreak amongst players, coaches and staff members.

While the NFL altered its schedule and changed eight future games due to coronavirus issues (including shifting Buffalo’s Week 6 showdown vs. the Kansas City Chiefs from Thursday night to Monday night), Tuesday night’s Week 5 clash between the Buffalo Bills (4-0) and Titans (3-0) is on, at least as of now. This despite another positive test among a Titans staff member Sunday.

We discuss the COVID-19 situation, then identify the key matchups to watch if the game is played, including pondering if this is the week Devin Singletary and the ground game will go off, how Josh Allen, Stefon Diggs and the passing game will attack the Titans’ secondary, whether Buffalo can contain talented running back Derrick Henry and tight end Jonnu Smith, whether All-Pro cornerback Tre’Davious White will play, and more.


No new positives for Titans; Tuesday game vs. Bills appears on as scheduled | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
The Bills are scheduled to fly to Nashville on Monday after having their final practice Sunday.

Bills-Titans game is on for now; Bills-Chiefs game moves to next Monday - Democrat & Chronicle
As the NFL altered its schedule and changed eight future games due to COVID-19 issues, the league is still hoping to get the Bills vs. Titans game played Tuesday night.

Bills vs. Titans ‘still on’ for now despite another positive Covid test in Tennessee (report) - newyorkupstate.com
Titans staff member had positive COVID test result returned on Sunday.

Titans have no new positive COVID-19 tests - WGR 550
The Tennessee Titans had no new positive COVID-19 test results from Sunday’s round of testing, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. The Bills will play the Titans on Tuesday night in Nashville.

Bills-Titans still on for Tuesday; Week 6 game against Chiefs moved to Monday night | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
A Tennessee Titans coach tested positive for COVID-19 Sunday morning, and the team has closed its practice facility.

NFL adjusts schedule for 8 teams moving forward - ESPN.com
Eight NFL teams have had their schedules changed moving forward as the league has had to deal with the postponement of this week’s game between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos for coronavirus-related reasons.

Bills-Titans: Which Tennessee players have been activated from Reserve/COVID-19 list? Who remains? - newyorkupstate.com
The latest on the Titans’ COVID-19/Reserve list.

Bills vs. Chiefs moved to Monday night (Oct. 19) at 5 p.m. ET - newyorkupstate.com
Bills vs. Chiefs was originally scheduled for Thursday Night Football on Oct. 15.

Bills-Chiefs game set for Monday, Oct. 19 in Orchard Park - WGR 550
The Buffalo Bills were originally set to host the Kansas City Chiefs this coming Thursday night. However, due to positive COVID-19 tests around the league, that game will now be played the following Monday at 5 p.m. EDT.

NFL announces schedule change for Bills vs. Chiefs in Week 6 - BuffaloBills.com
Bills vs. Chiefs game will be moved to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 19.

Bills' Josh Allen to throw all over Titans? (5 things to watch) - newyorkupstate.com
The Bills will look to move to 5-0 when they take on the Titans.

Bills Today | Bills, Titans among the five undefeated teams remaining in the NFL - BuffaloBills.com
Here are three things to know about the Bills for Monday, Oct. 12.

Scouting Report: Stefon Diggs on pace for historic season in first year with Bills | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
This is the week for the Bills’ running game to get right, Jay Skurski says.

Game Preview | Bills vs. Titans | Week 5 - BuffaloBills.com
Maddy Glab breaks down the matchup as the Bills head to Nashville to face the 3-0 Titans. Josh Allen is second in the league in passing yards, while Stefon Diggs ranks first in the league with eight receptions of 20 or more yards.

Quarterly awards: Bills' MVP, ROY, Comeback Player through first four games | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
The Bills entered Sunday as one of just six remaining unbeaten teams—a total that dropped to five when the Kansas City Chiefs were upset by the Las Vegas Raiders.

After torching by Raiders, Chiefs' defenders vow to bounce back vs. Bills | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
The Chiefs yielded seven scores and 490 total yards in a 40-32 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday.

Watch now: If fans are actually allowed to attend Bills games this season, is it safe to go? | Multimedia | buffalonews.com
Read the full story from News Staff Reporter Tim O'Shei

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No new COVID-positive results Monday for Tennessee Titans - Buffalo Rumblings
Maybe we’re in the clear.

Tennessee Titans hold first practice since September 25th on Sunday despite positive COVID-19 result - Buffalo Rumblings
It’s been a while since they were on the field together.

Circling the Wagons: Bills/Titans COVID-19 update, AFC outlook - Buffalo Rumblings
The Bills can lead the AFC with a win Tuesday (if it happens)

Billieve Podcast: COVID-19 Update, Titans Preview - Buffalo Rumblings
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Buffalo Bills at Tennessee Titans: Television broadcast map, announcers Week 5 - Buffalo Rumblings
IF the game is played, it will be just the second Tuesday night game since 1946.

Report: Buffalo Bills-Kansas City Chiefs Week 6 game moved to next Monday at 5 pm EDT - Buffalo Rumblings
This is contingent upon the Titans game happening Tuesday as scheduled.

Buffalo Bills fans remain confident heading into Week 5 game - Buffalo Rumblings
Bills fans continue to be at historic levels of confidence.

AFC Playoff Picture: Buffalo Bills can do major damage in next eight days - Buffalo Rumblings
The Kansas City Chiefs lost on Sunday. With a win, Buffalo would be the only 5-0 team in the AFC.