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Buffalo Bills Links, 11/6: Can Buffalo contain Seattle’s high-flying offense?

Plus, breaking down Tre’Davious White’s matchup with DK Metcalf

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The Buffalo Bills (6-2) face a difficult challenge on Sunday when the first-place Seattle Seahawks come to Orchard Park for a 1 p.m. EST showdown. In today’s edition of the Bills daily links, we ponder if the Bills’ struggling defense can do enough to contain MVP frontrunner Russell Wilson and the high-flying Seahawks offense?

We also break down the highly-anticipated matchup between All-Pro cornerback Tre’Davious White and Seattle’s up-and-coming wide receiver DK Metcalf, which should make for must-see TV on Sunday.

We analyze why this Week 9 game should be a high-scoring affair, predict a return of “Air Allen” if the Bills want to keep pace with Seattle’s league-leading offense, address whether Buffalo can earn a statement win on Sunday, delve into the Bills’ chances at winning the AFC East divisional title for the first time in 25 years, hand out position-by-position midseason grades, dive into quarterback Josh Allen’s performance through the first eight games, get injury updates on linebacker Matt Milano, wide receiver John Brown, defensive end Jerry Hughes, safety Micah Hyde, and much more!


Can the Bills struggling defense stop the Seahawks? - Democrat & Chronicle
Russell Wilson is having an MVP year. Can the Bills’ struggling defense stop the Seahawks?

X’s and O’s: Seahawks finally please analytics crowd by letting Russ cook | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
This year, Seattle is No. 2 in passing on first down in the first three quarters at 56%. Who is No. 1? Buffalo at 57%.

Russell Wilson can still beat you even when you play great defense, says Bills’ Quinton Jefferson - newyorkupstate.com
Jefferson played four seasons in Seattle and knows better than anybody what Buffalo’s defense faces in Wilson and Seahawks’ top-ranked passing attack.

Bills Notebook: Tre’Davious White-D.K. Metcalf matchup should be must-see TV | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
“It’s the total challenge,” White said Thursday of going up against Metcalf. “The whole defense, we’re going to have to try to stay on top of him so he doesn’t get those explosive plays.”

Bills, Josh Allen might return to ‘Air Allen’ to keep up with Seahawks - Buffalo Bills Blog- ESPN
In what figures to be a high-scoring game, Buffalo could go back to its pass-happy ways from Weeks 1-4 to hang with Russell Wilson and Seattle.

Can Bills get statement win vs. Seahawks? (5 things to watch) - newyorkupstate.com
Can the Bills pick up their biggest win of the season on Sunday?

Game Preview | Bills vs. Seahawks | Week 9 - BuffaloBills.com
Maddy Glab breaks down the matchup between the Bills and Seahawks at Bills Stadium this Sunday. Russell Wilson brings a high-powered Seattle offense into Buffalo, while Josh Allen and the Bills’ offense look to take advantage of the Seahawks’ defense.

The Bills Haven’t Been AFC East Champs In Josh Allen’s Lifetime. Odds Are, That Changes This Year. | FiveThirtyEight
Buffalo is in the driver’s seat in its division.

Bills Today | Analytics site assesses Buffalo’s AFC East title odds - BuffaloBills.com
Here are three things to know about the Bills for Friday, Nov. 6.

Inside the Bills: Midseason report card shows progress on offense, regression on defense | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
Before the second half of the season starts, let’s close the books on the first half with The Buffalo News’ mid-term, position-by-position report card.

Josh Allen midseason report through 8 Bills games – The Athletic
If Allen can rekindle what he was in the first month of the season, he can take this Bills team deep into the postseason. (Subscription required).

Stefon Diggs on Bills offense at midpoint: ‘We’ve got a long way to go’ | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
Wide receiver Stefon Diggs is second in the NFL in receiving yards with 695 yards, is tied for third in receptions with 54 catches and leads the league with 79 targets.

Milano misses second straight day of practice - WGR 550
Buffalo Bills linebacker Matt Milano misses his second straight day of practice Thursday with a pectoral injury, while wide receiver John Brown returned and was a full participant.

Bills’ injury updates: Dawson Knox, John Brown, Jerry Hughes back at practice | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
Knox, who had been on the NFL’s Covid-19/reserve list after testing positive on Oct. 24, returned to practice Thursday.

Bills activate Knox from Reserve/COVID-19 list - WGR 550
The Buffalo Bills have officially activated tight end Dawson Knox from the Reserve/COVID-19 list on Thursday after testing positive for the coronavirus back on Oct. 24.

Buffalo Bills Thursday Thought: Feliciano is a priority to extend this offseason - Buffalo Fanatics - Buffalo Bills
The return of Jon Feliciano was a turning point for the offense. Is Feliciano now a player who should be a priority to be re-signed this offseason?

Bills’ Tre’Davious White released from lawsuit over home | Local News | buffalonews.com
White has been released from a lawsuit over the sale of an Orchard Park home.

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In a loaded Buffalo Bills injury list, Micah Hyde on track for return to action - Buffalo Rumblings
More than ten players were limited in some way.

The Bruce Exclusive: Hater, homer, predisposition, positivity and alliterative assumptions - Buffalo Rumblings
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Buffalo Bills protect four familiar practice squad players - Buffalo Rumblings
All of this week’s protected players have been protected multiple times this year.

Buffalo Bills vs. Seattle Seahawks: Television broadcast map, announcers Week 9 - Buffalo Rumblings
Buffalo’s second appearance on FOX this year.

Buffalo Bills activate Dawson Knox off Reserve/COVID-19 list - Buffalo Rumblings
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AFC Playoff Picture: Buffalo Bills rooting interests, Week 9 2020 - Buffalo Rumblings
The Bills are looking around the AFC landscape for playoff position.

Buffalo Bills vs Seattle Seahawks: Five Questions with Field Gulls - Buffalo Rumblings
The Bills are in for a battle against Seattle on Sunday.

Mafia Mavens: Frances Reimers, Jon Feliciano’s publicist - Buffalo Rumblings
Danyel chats with Jon Feliciano’s publicist, Frances Reimers.