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Buffalo Bills Links, 6/12: How Buffalo wins the AFC East

There’s plenty to digest in today’s links!

The Buffalo Bills haven’t won the AFC East since the 1995 season. In today’s edition of the Buffalo Bills daily links, we examine ten things that need to happen for the Bills to win the AFC East in 2020, starting with the continued development of starting quarterback Josh Allen. We also hear from Allen on how rookie quarterback Jake Fromm is working to gain the trust of his teammates, hear from Cole Beasley, Josh Norman and James Harris on the racial injustice that has sparked protests around the country, debate whether linebacker Cornelius Bennett belongs on the Bills’ Wall of Fame, vote on Buffalo’s center of the 2010s, and much more!


Ten things: A football nerd’s guide to the 2020 Buffalo Bills – The Athletic
If Josh Allen can improve and develop, Buffalo is positioned to take control of the AFC East. (Subscription required).

Bills’ Josh Allen says Jake Fromm has taken first step to gaining teammates’ trust - ESPN.com Bills Blog
Bill quarterback Josh Allen said he’s reached out to Jake Fromm, who needs to gain back the trust of his teammates after racially insensitive text messages were leaked.

James Harris, first black QB to start a season: Message of unbalanced system ‘boiling over’ – The Buffalo News
“Back then I thought of civil unrest on the East Side as a black-people problem,” the former Bills quarterback said. “Now I know it’s a people problem.”

Beasley: I’ve ‘looked the other way’ for too long | WGR 550 SportsRadio
Buffalo Bills’ wide receiver Cole Beasley issued a powerful statement on race relations in America Thursday.

Bills Today | Cole Beasley opens up on the state of racial affairs - BuffaloBills.com
Here are three things to know about the Bills for Friday, June 12.

Bills’ Cole Beasley admits ignorance, releases song ‘United Hates of America 2020’ – The Buffalo News
Buffalo Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley says he was ignorant and wrong to ignore the plight of black Americans in a social media post that accompanied the re-release of his 2018 song.

Bills’ Josh Norman stops in Buffalo on 6-city tour, meets with Mayor: ‘This is truly the uprising’ - newyorkupstate.com
Norman: “We have the opportunity to end (social injustice) and eradicate all that right now.”

Baldinger: AFC East is 'being defined by young quarterbacks' | WGR 550 SportsRadio
NFL insider Brian Baldinger joined the Howard and Jeremy Show on Thursday to provide his thoughts on the Buffalo Bills and the outlook of the AFC East this season.

7 topics covered on power podcast with Bills podcasters - newyorkupstate.com
Matt Parrino and Ryan Talbot are joined by hosts from seven other Bills podcasts to discuss various topics about the Bills.

How Tony Romo’s advice led to Josh Allen’s best throwing session with Buffalo Bills - newyorkupstate.com
Tony Romo gave Josh Allen some advice on mechanics at the Super Bowl and the Bills QB believes it is paying off.

Baldinger: Stefon Diggs' ability to beat elite defenders will open up Bills offense - BuffaloBills.com
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger thinks wide receiver Stefon Diggs's ability to beat elite defenders will open up Bills’ offense.

Josh Allen talks about Brett Favre, Peyton Manning and more - BuffaloBills.com
As the Bills’ 2020 virtual offseason comes to a close, QB Josh Allen discusses the steps he's taken to improve his game this spring.

Where Josh Allen ranks on analyst Chris Simms’ list of top QBs – The Buffalo News
NBC football analyst and former quarterback Chris Simms is revealing his top 40 quarterbacks in the NFL for this season.

Bills set to end full-team virtual offseason next week – The Buffalo News
The Buffalo Bills are planning to have virtual sessions next week for the entire team and have the rookies then work an additional week through June 26.

Bills 2019 Rewind: Week 3 - Bengals at Bills | WGR 550 SportsRadio
Sal’s Bills 2019 Rewind continues with a look back at their 21-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals to go to 3-0 and set up a huge game with the undefeated New England Patriots in Week 4.

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Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame candidates: LB Cornelius Bennett - Buffalo Rumblings
An off-the-field incident from after his time with the Bills is standing in the way.

Buffalo Bills 2010s All-Decade team: Center - Buffalo Rumblings
Who will you pick?

NFL, NFLPA negotiating shortened 2020 preseason, training camp changes, per report - Buffalo Rumblings
This will allow for a longer runway to the season.

Current, former Buffalo Bills sign petition calling for end to Qualified Immunity for police officers - Buffalo Rumblings
A powerful statement from several Bills.

Plays that defined 2019: Denver Broncos at Buffalo Bills, Week 12 - Buffalo Rumblings
We take a look back at the plays that tell the story of the 2019 season.

Buffalo Bills roster breakdown by colleges and conferences - Buffalo Rumblings
Which colleges and conferences are most represented on the Bills’ roster?

91 Bills scouting reports in 91 days: defensive end Bryan Cox Jr. - Buffalo Rumblings
Can’t quite place why that name is familiar...