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Bills Links, 2/28: Profiling top WRs, finding pass rushers in 2020 NFL Draft

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The 2020 NFL Combine heads into day six in Indianapolis, and we’ve got Buffalo Bills fans covered with the latest news from the Combine and from around the league. In today’s edition of the links, we profile Colorado wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. and Clemson wideout Tee Higgins, identify which college pass rushers would be great fits for the Bills, discuss whether the quarterback room needs any tweaking this offseason, and figure out whether Josh Allen made progress in year two vs. Cover 1 defenses.


Why wide receiver draft prospects like what they see from the Buffalo Bills
Tee Higgins, Henry Ruggs III, Laviska Shenault Jr. and others talk about what has impressed them about the Bills and how they might be able to help the franchise if they are drafted to Buffalo.

Laviska Shenault thinks he’d fit with Buffalo Bills, Josh Allen is ‘great,’ & compares himself to Jarvis Landry - newyorkupstate.com
The Colorado receiver is landing with the Bills in a large percentage of mock drafts the past few months.

Laviska Shenault Jr. overcame death of father, could be 1st-round pick - Democrat & Chronicle
The Bills are in need of a wide receiver in the draft, and Colorado’s Laviska Shenault Jr. would be a versatile piece to add for Josh Allen.

NFL Combine 2020: Potential Bills draft target Tee Higgins thinks he’ll run this blazing-fast 40 time - newyorkupstate.com
Higgins stands 6’3” and could be a potential fit with the Bills across from John Brown.

Finding edge pressure: The pass-rushers in the NFL Draft who best fit the Bills – The Athletic
The Bills have the option to bring along a young pass rusher slowly as a rotational piece in while learning from the veterans in 2020. (Subscription required).

Beane doesn’t rule out adding competition to QB room behind Josh Allen – The Buffalo News
Are the Bills all set with Matt Barkley as their backup?

Sean McDermott’s message to free agents: Come to Buffalo to be the ‘best version of you’ – The Buffalo News
The Bills have significant salary-cap space and have the ability to add free agents when the league year begins next month.

6 reasons to believe the Bills are back on the NFL map
After two playoff trips in three seasons, NFL head coaches, general managers and national media describe why the Bills are true contenders in the NFL.

Bills’ options at running back are all over the board – The Buffalo News
The NFL draft is loaded and deep with talent at running back.

Sean McDermott ‘very confident’ in tight ends, despite poor production – The Buffalo News
Sizing up the state of the tight ends.

Houston tackle Josh Jones marvels at Ed Oliver’s rookie season – The Buffalo News
“Tough dude, tough cat. To sit there and play the whole season with a sports hernia and still play at the level he did. He's a great player," Jones said.

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Josh Allen vs. Cover-1 defenses: Did the Buffalo Bills quarterback improve in his second season? - Buffalo Rumblings
Josh Allen struggled mightily against Cover 1 in 2018. Did he improve in his sophomore season?

Will Buffalo Bills return to valuing seniors over underclassmen in 2020 NFL Draft? - Buffalo Rumblings
They deviated a lot in 2019.

2020 NFL Combine: Standout on-field drill performances from QB/WR/TE - Buffalo Rumblings
Who showed out on Thursday night?

2020 contract projection for Buffalo cornerback Tre’Davious White - Buffalo Rumblings
That’s a lot of money.

2020 NFL Combine: Key measurements for OL and RB prospects - Buffalo Rumblings
Here’s who stood tall from the second group of NFL Draft prospects.

NFLPA Board of Representatives approves new CBA; on to full vote of players’ union - Buffalo Rumblings
Keep up with the latest on the proposed CBA.

Nick & Nolan: Buffalo Bills pre-combine offensive crushes for the 2020 NFL Draft - Buffalo Rumblings
Guys who make you swoon from the tape.

Fan opinion: What should the Buffalo Bills do at wide receiver this offseason? - Buffalo Rumblings
So many options.